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‘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.

Netflix’s ‘Prank Encounters’ is just ‘Punk’d,’ 15 years too late

The scare tactics in 'Prank Encounters' are pretty underwhelming. So is the acting. The post Netflix’s ‘Prank Encounters’ is just ‘Punk’d,’ 15 years too late appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘BoJack Horseman’ hints at a brutal reckoning in its final season

‘BoJack Horseman’ hints at a brutal reckoning in its final season

These characters are on a season-long collision course, with BoJack at the center. The post ‘BoJack Horseman’ hints at a brutal reckoning in its final season appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Netflix’s ‘Unnatural Selection’ breaks down the pros and cons of biohacking

Netflix’s ‘Unnatural Selection’ breaks down the pros and cons of biohacking

The docuseries gives a compelling crash course on a thorny issue. The post Netflix’s ‘Unnatural Selection’ breaks down the pros and cons of biohacking appeared first on The Daily Dot.
If you have doubts about HBO’s ‘Watchmen,’ give it more time

If you have doubts about HBO’s ‘Watchmen,’ give it more time

Episode 1 introduces a politically dubious concept, but the series changes a lot as it progresses. The post If you have doubts about HBO’s ‘Watchmen,’ give it more time appeared first on The Daily
Spoiler-free review: HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ leans into the comic’s political side

Spoiler-free review: HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ leans into the comic’s political side

Created as a present-day sequel to the graphic novel, HBO's 'Watchmen' is an ambitious endeavour. The post Spoiler-free review: HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ leans into the comic’s political side appeared first on
Netflix’s ‘Rhythm + Flow’ will impress fans of hip-hop and reality television

Netflix’s ‘Rhythm + Flow’ will impress fans of hip-hop and reality television

The hip-hop competition show brings beats, bars, and battles. The post Netflix’s ‘Rhythm + Flow’ will impress fans of hip-hop and reality television appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘Big Mouth’ season 3 is a weird, sexually charged riot

‘Big Mouth’ season 3 is a weird, sexually charged riot

Furry penises and talking vaginas abound in season 3 of the profane animated series. The post ‘Big Mouth’ season 3 is a weird, sexually charged riot appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘Dragons: Rescue Riders’ is a fun, adorable kids’ fantasy show

‘Dragons: Rescue Riders’ is a fun, adorable kids’ fantasy show

Young viewers will find plenty to enjoy in the latest installment of the 'How to Train Your Dragon' franchise. The post ‘Dragons: Rescue Riders’ is a fun, adorable kids’ fantasy show appeared first on
‘Bard of Blood’ brings patriotic American formula to Indian TV

‘Bard of Blood’ brings patriotic American formula to Indian TV

Gritty patriotism rules the day in this Indian spy thriller, for better and worse. The post ‘Bard of Blood’ brings patriotic American formula to Indian TV appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Netflix’s 'The Politician' Is Trump-Era Satire, But Without Substance

Netflix’s 'The Politician' Is Trump-Era Satire, But Without Substance

The Ben Platt-starring black comedy from Ryan Murphy says little beyond its clever take on unchecked upper class ambition.
‘Abstract: The Art of Design’ remains lush and illuminating in season 2

‘Abstract: The Art of Design’ remains lush and illuminating in season 2

The captivating Netflix docuseries asks visionaries how and why they do what they do. The post ‘Abstract: The Art of Design’ remains lush and illuminating in season 2 appeared first on The Daily Dot.