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‘Home for Christmas’ brings a needed sharp edge to Christmas rom-com season

‘Home for Christmas’ brings a needed sharp edge to Christmas rom-com season

This Norwegian Christmas rom-com series comes to Netflix with the right mix of the sarcastic, the sardonic, and the sweet. The post ‘Home for Christmas’ brings a needed sharp edge to Christmas rom-com

‘Merry Happy Whatever’ is an unoriginal sitcom with plenty of holiday cheer

'Merry Happy Whatever' trods familiar territory, which is its greatest strength and largest failing. The post ‘Merry Happy Whatever’ is an unoriginal sitcom with plenty of holiday cheer appeared first
‘The Expanse’ makes a triumphant return with season 4

‘The Expanse’ makes a triumphant return with season 4

Now exploring strange new worlds outside our solar system, 'The Expanse' continues to improve with every season. The post ‘The Expanse’ makes a triumphant return with season 4 appeared first on The

Netflix’s ‘Broken’ is a damning look at some of the world’s most popular consumer products

The docuseries reminds us that consumer goods come at a price. The post Netflix’s ‘Broken’ is a damning look at some of the world’s most popular consumer products appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Apple TV’s ‘Servant’ will make you scared of reborn dolls

Apple TV’s ‘Servant’ will make you scared of reborn dolls

The plot is uneven, but this psychological horror series is genuinely creepy—and even funny at times. The post Apple TV’s ‘Servant’ will make you scared of reborn dolls appeared first on The Daily
‘Dollface’ offers a narrow vision of womanhood

‘Dollface’ offers a narrow vision of womanhood

The Hulu comedy tries to universalize the experiences of a small group of women, but winds up shallow and alienating. The post ‘Dollface’ offers a narrow vision of womanhood appeared first on The
‘The Stranded’ is a flawed yet addictive blend of ‘Degrassi’ and ‘Lost’

‘The Stranded’ is a flawed yet addictive blend of ‘Degrassi’ and ‘Lost’

For a show with magic knives, mysterious resurrections, and haunted wildernesses, 'The Stranded' sure loves focusing on the teen drama. The post ‘The Stranded’ is a flawed yet addictive blend of
‘The Crown’ season 3 switches its cast but loses none of its intrigue

‘The Crown’ season 3 switches its cast but loses none of its intrigue

The historical drama is still must-watch TV. The post ‘The Crown’ season 3 switches its cast but loses none of its intrigue appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘Marvel’s Hero Project’ is the wholesome content 2019 needs

‘Marvel’s Hero Project’ is the wholesome content 2019 needs

We wish we could be as cool as these kids. The post ‘Marvel’s Hero Project’ is the wholesome content 2019 needs appeared first on The Daily Dot.

‘The Imagineering Story’ offers touching insight into Walt Disney’s vision

Despite essentially being company propaganda, the docuseries will leave viewers with the warm-and-fuzzies. The post ‘The Imagineering Story’ offers touching insight into Walt Disney’s vision appeared
Why Lady Trieu’s costume is so significant in ‘Watchmen’ episode 4

Why Lady Trieu’s costume is so significant in ‘Watchmen’ episode 4

We spoke to the show's costume designer about Lady Trieu's distinctive look. The post Why Lady Trieu’s costume is so significant in ‘Watchmen’ episode 4 appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘Scams’ is yet another show about how capitalism crushes and corrupts us

‘Scams’ is yet another show about how capitalism crushes and corrupts us

The series takes on vulture capitalism, but its punches don't always land. The post ‘Scams’ is yet another show about how capitalism crushes and corrupts us appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘The End of the F***ing World’ season 2 brings the show to a fittingly bleak end

‘The End of the F***ing World’ season 2 brings the show to a fittingly bleak end

The hit series doesn't overstay its welcome. The post ‘The End of the F***ing World’ season 2 brings the show to a fittingly bleak end appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Apple TV’s ‘Ghostwriter’ reboot is a delightful ode to classic literature

Apple TV’s ‘Ghostwriter’ reboot is a delightful ode to classic literature

The excellent kid-friendly series doesn't insult the intelligence of its child or parent viewers. The post Apple TV’s ‘Ghostwriter’ reboot is a delightful ode to classic literature appeared first on

Netflix’s ‘Nowhere Man’ brings technical brilliance to a so-so script

The technically dazzling crime drama doesn't have much to say. The post Netflix’s ‘Nowhere Man’ brings technical brilliance to a so-so script appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘Jack Ryan’ beefs up its protagonist in a breathless season 2

‘Jack Ryan’ beefs up its protagonist in a breathless season 2

John Krasinski completes Ryan's transformation from bookish sheep to ravenous, calculated wolf. The post ‘Jack Ryan’ beefs up its protagonist in a breathless season 2 appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Netflix prison drama ‘Brotherhood’ fails to critically examine a broken system

Netflix prison drama ‘Brotherhood’ fails to critically examine a broken system

Logic goes out the window in this half-baked series. The post Netflix prison drama ‘Brotherhood’ fails to critically examine a broken system appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Netflix’s ‘Monzón: A Knockout Blow’ gets winded by its halfway point

Netflix’s ‘Monzón: A Knockout Blow’ gets winded by its halfway point

The true-crime docudrama fails to pack a punch. The post Netflix’s ‘Monzón: A Knockout Blow’ gets winded by its halfway point appeared first on The Daily Dot.

HBO’s ‘His Dark Materials’ is a stylish but overly simplified adaptation

It's much better than the 'Golden Compass' movie, but we still had mixed feelings. The post HBO’s ‘His Dark Materials’ is a stylish but overly simplified adaptation appeared first on The Daily Dot.
See on Apple TV+: Less Game of Thrones, more unintentionally funny SyFy

See on Apple TV+: Less Game of Thrones, more unintentionally funny SyFy

So far, the epic-fantasy checklist of violent, sexual, convoluted isn't enough.