tv reviews

Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It” Remake Is a Panorama of Anguish, Ambition, and Identity

Richard Brody reviews Spike Lee’s new series, “She’s Gotta Have It,” a Netflix adaptation of his 1986 film of the same name.

Late-night TV gets the ‘Almost Famous’ treatment in ‘There’s…Johnny!’

The coming-of-age comedy is set against '70s Hollywood. The post Late-night TV gets the ‘Almost Famous’ treatment in ‘There’s…Johnny!’ appeared first on The Daily Dot.

Seth Rogen’s ‘Future Man’ is funny enough to binge

Yes, it's another comedy that loves 'Terminator' and 'Back to the Future.' You'll love it anyway. The post Seth Rogen’s ‘Future Man’ is funny enough to binge appeared first on The Daily Dot.

“Schitt’s Creek,” Wyatt Cenac, and More Shows We’re Watching on TV

Liana Finck recommends “aka Wyatt Cenac,” Alexandra Schwartz recommends “Schitt’s Creek,” and Carrie Battan recommends “Ball in the Family.”

“Nathan for You,” “The Good Place,” and More TV Shows We’re Watching

Adam Davidson recommends “Nathan for You,” Sarah Larson recommends “The Good Place,” and Colin Stokes recommends “Mad Mad House.”
‘Marvel’s Runaways’ on Hulu is a worthy adaptation of the popular comics

‘Marvel’s Runaways’ on Hulu is a worthy adaptation of the popular comics

With all of the highs and lows of a teenage superhero drama. The post ‘Marvel’s Runaways’ on Hulu is a worthy adaptation of the popular comics appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘Stranger Things’ returns bigger and better on season 2

‘Stranger Things’ returns bigger and better on season 2

It's a crowd-pleasing sequel you'll be proud to binge. The post ‘Stranger Things’ returns bigger and better on season 2 appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘Red Oaks,’ Amazon’s nostalgic and underrated comedy, ends on a hopeful note

‘Red Oaks,’ Amazon’s nostalgic and underrated comedy, ends on a hopeful note

If season 3 offers nothing else, viewers can at least walk away feeling like anything is possible. The post ‘Red Oaks,’ Amazon’s nostalgic and underrated comedy, ends on a hopeful note appeared first

“Stranger Things 2” Review: Biking Toward the Queasy Horror of Adolescence

Troy Patterson reviews Netflix’s “Stranger Things 2,” from the Duffer brothers, which focusses its latest chapter on the onset of puberty.

“My So-Called Life,” “Halt and Catch Fire,” “The Leftovers,” and More: What We’re Watching This Week

Hua Hsu, Ian Crouch, Elif Batuman, and Emily Flake recommend TV shows to watch, including “The Leftovers,” “Halt and Catch Fire,” “My So-Called Life,” and “The Expanse.”
Sex, lies, and (maybe) Klingon spies in the latest episode of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

Sex, lies, and (maybe) Klingon spies in the latest episode of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

Lorca hooked up and Michael Burnham explored her Vulcan backstory in this emotionally intense episode. The post Sex, lies, and (maybe) Klingon spies in the latest episode of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

Sorry Showtime, ‘White Famous’ can’t hang with ‘Insecure’ or ‘Atlanta’

Despite Jay Pharoah's strong turn, the Jamie Foxx-produced series fails Black comedy. The post Sorry Showtime, ‘White Famous’ can’t hang with ‘Insecure’ or ‘Atlanta’ appeared first on The Daily Dot.

“Rick and Morty” Is Just the Show We Need for the American Apocalypse

Troy Patterson reviews the Adult Swim series “Rick and Morty,” co-created by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, and examines its McDonald’s Szechuan-sauce tie-in.

‘Mindhunter’ goes deep into the motives of our most depraved killers

The gruesome Netflix series offers an inquisitive take on crime dramas. The post ‘Mindhunter’ goes deep into the motives of our most depraved killers appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Did ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ go too far with the animal cruelty in episode 5?

Did ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ go too far with the animal cruelty in episode 5?

This episode dropped Star Trek's first F-bomb, and hinted at the return of the fan-favorite Mirror Universe. The post Did ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ go too far with the animal cruelty in episode 5?

Netflix’s ‘Big Mouth’ is a hilarious series about the horrors of puberty

Nick Kroll and friends channel their darkest teen memories for a filthy animated adventure. The post Netflix’s ‘Big Mouth’ is a hilarious series about the horrors of puberty appeared first on The
‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ makes a lukewarm return after 6 years away

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ makes a lukewarm return after 6 years away

Larry courts a death sentence in the season 9 opener. The post ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ makes a lukewarm return after 6 years away appeared first on The Daily Dot.

Tim Roth shines in Canadian cop thriller ‘Tin Star’

Amazon's cop show stands out thanks to superb acting and unwavering intensity. The post Tim Roth shines in Canadian cop thriller ‘Tin Star’ appeared first on The Daily Dot.

‘Transparent’ season 4 struggles to clear its own high bar

Season 4 packs beautiful moments and big revelations, but it struggles to find a driving force. The post ‘Transparent’ season 4 struggles to clear its own high bar appeared first on The Daily Dot.

‘Neo Yokio’ is a bad, clunky vanity project by Jaden Smith and Ezra Koenig

Not even Desus and Mero can save this thing. The post ‘Neo Yokio’ is a bad, clunky vanity project by Jaden Smith and Ezra Koenig appeared first on The Daily Dot.