tv reviews

Netflix’s ‘7SEEDS’ is an abominable adaptation of the original manga

Netflix’s ‘7SEEDS’ is an abominable adaptation of the original manga

The anime series cares more about shock than storytelling. The post Netflix’s ‘7SEEDS’ is an abominable adaptation of the original manga appeared first on The Daily Dot.
The Disappointing, Emmy-Baiting Finale of “Big Little Lies” Season 2

The Disappointing, Emmy-Baiting Finale of “Big Little Lies” Season 2

Doreen St. Félix reviews the Season 2 finale of HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” which featured standout performances from Meryl Streep and Laura Dern but didn’t have a strong enough plot to justify the
“The Hills: New Beginnings” and Our Warped American Reality

“The Hills: New Beginnings” and Our Warped American Reality

Troy Patterson reviews “The Hills: New Beginnings,” a new MTV reality sequel to “The Hills,” starring Spencer Pratt, Heidi Montag, Audrina Patridge, Mischa Barton, Justin Bobby, Brody Jenner, and
‘Pennyworth’ is a deliriously strange addition to the Batman franchise

‘Pennyworth’ is a deliriously strange addition to the Batman franchise

Starring a young version of Batman's butler, 'Pennyworth' is a witty and deliciously weird alt-history adventure. The post ‘Pennyworth’ is a deliriously strange addition to the Batman franchise
Netflix’s ‘Taco Chronicles’ will make your heart soar and mouth water

Netflix’s ‘Taco Chronicles’ will make your heart soar and mouth water

The delectable new series explores everything a taco can be. The post Netflix’s ‘Taco Chronicles’ will make your heart soar and mouth water appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘Family Reunion’ is a sitcom stuck in the past

‘Family Reunion’ is a sitcom stuck in the past

The new Netflix series is full of stale, regressive ideas. The post ‘Family Reunion’ is a sitcom stuck in the past appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Netflix’s ‘The Last Czars’ is a shallow, melodramatic docudrama

Netflix’s ‘The Last Czars’ is a shallow, melodramatic docudrama

The series fails as both a live-action narrative and a docuseries. The post Netflix’s ‘The Last Czars’ is a shallow, melodramatic docudrama appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Netflix’s ‘Exhibit A’ expertly deconstructs faulty police investigations

Netflix’s ‘Exhibit A’ expertly deconstructs faulty police investigations

The crime docuseries examines the 'junk science' forensic techniques that lead to questionable convictions. The post Netflix’s ‘Exhibit A’ expertly deconstructs faulty police investigations appeared
‘The Chosen One’ is a cheap imitation of other prestige TV dramas

‘The Chosen One’ is a cheap imitation of other prestige TV dramas

Bad acting and cheap production sabotage the show's novel premise. The post ‘The Chosen One’ is a cheap imitation of other prestige TV dramas appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘Aggretsuko’ tones down the rage in season 2

‘Aggretsuko’ tones down the rage in season 2

The show's titular red panda deals with workplace incompetence and tries to find love in its second season. The post ‘Aggretsuko’ tones down the rage in season 2 appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Review: Jessica Jones S3 is flawed but packs a powerful payoff in the end

Review: Jessica Jones S3 is flawed but packs a powerful payoff in the end

Our hero's journey comes to a fitting end in series finale.
Netflix’s ‘Bolívar’ reduces hero’s tale to irredeemable melodrama

Netflix’s ‘Bolívar’ reduces hero’s tale to irredeemable melodrama

South America's larger-than-life liberator gets an unworthy, cheap series. The post Netflix’s ‘Bolívar’ reduces hero’s tale to irredeemable melodrama appeared first on The Daily Dot.

Review: Teenagers must ward off mischievous supernatural beings in Jinn

The series has already generated a small religious controversy over "immoral scenes."
‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ is a cornerstone of anime—and it’s finally on Netflix

‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ is a cornerstone of anime—and it’s finally on Netflix

The beloved series hits the streaming service with a few notable tweaks. The post ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ is a cornerstone of anime—and it’s finally on Netflix appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘Dark’ explores fate and free will in a dense season 2

‘Dark’ explores fate and free will in a dense season 2

The German sci-fi series tries to close the loop. The post ‘Dark’ explores fate and free will in a dense season 2 appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Netflix’s ‘Unit 42’ soars on the chemistry of its unlikely lead partners

Netflix’s ‘Unit 42’ soars on the chemistry of its unlikely lead partners

The Belgian cybercrime procedural hits Netflix after debuting in its native country in 2017. The post Netflix’s ‘Unit 42’ soars on the chemistry of its unlikely lead partners appeared first on The
Netflix’s ‘Leila’ tells a familiar dystopian horror story

Netflix’s ‘Leila’ tells a familiar dystopian horror story

Huma Qureshi stars as a mother desperate to reunite with her daughter. The post Netflix’s ‘Leila’ tells a familiar dystopian horror story appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Netflix revisits ‘Tales of the City’ with diverse, relevant limited series

Netflix revisits ‘Tales of the City’ with diverse, relevant limited series

The influential and beloved story continues in a very different San Francisco. The post Netflix revisits ‘Tales of the City’ with diverse, relevant limited series appeared first on The Daily Dot.
HBO’s ‘Los Espookys’ explores the dark side of ‘Scooby Doo’

HBO’s ‘Los Espookys’ explores the dark side of ‘Scooby Doo’

Summer goths, unite. The post HBO’s ‘Los Espookys’ explores the dark side of ‘Scooby Doo’ appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Death still hangs over the women of ‘Big Little Lies’ season 2

Death still hangs over the women of ‘Big Little Lies’ season 2

The HBO drama’s new season shows the lasting effects of trauma. The post Death still hangs over the women of ‘Big Little Lies’ season 2 appeared first on The Daily Dot.