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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.
‘Jessica Jones’ returns in fine form in season 3

‘Jessica Jones’ returns in fine form in season 3

Jessica partners with a newly superpowered Trish Walker to take on an elusive serial killer. The post ‘Jessica Jones’ returns in fine form in season 3 appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ doesn’t offer much relief in season 3

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ doesn’t offer much relief in season 3

Changes to the dystopian world of Gilead are slow. The post ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ doesn’t offer much relief in season 3 appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Netflix’s true-crime epic ‘Killer Ratings’ chases a wild story. For far too long

Netflix’s true-crime epic ‘Killer Ratings’ chases a wild story. For far too long

Wallace Souza's jaw-dropping story gets explored from every angle. The post Netflix’s true-crime epic ‘Killer Ratings’ chases a wild story. For far too long appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘The Weekly’ gives viewers a firsthand look at the New York Times’ reporting process

‘The Weekly’ gives viewers a firsthand look at the New York Times’ reporting process

The New York Times' show successfully updates 'The Daily' podcast format for TV. The post ‘The Weekly’ gives viewers a firsthand look at the New York Times’ reporting process appeared first on The
Review: Amazon’s Good Omens is every bit as entertaining as the original novel

Review: Amazon’s Good Omens is every bit as entertaining as the original novel

The late Terry Pratchett is likely smiling in some version of an afterlife.
‘When They See Us’ illuminates racial injustice that persists today

‘When They See Us’ illuminates racial injustice that persists today

Ava DuVernay corrects the story of the Central Park Five and shows the present dangers facing Black youth. The post ‘When They See Us’ illuminates racial injustice that persists today appeared first
‘Good Omens’ is a whimsical fantasy adventure

‘Good Omens’ is a whimsical fantasy adventure

David Tennant and Michael Sheen team up to save the world in this adaptation of the 1990 novel. The post ‘Good Omens’ is a whimsical fantasy adventure appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘What/If’ is virtually unwatchable, yet impossible to turn off

‘What/If’ is virtually unwatchable, yet impossible to turn off

'What/If' is a show of grand nothingness, with just enough sugary calories to justify its own existence. The post ‘What/If’ is virtually unwatchable, yet impossible to turn off appeared first on The
‘Swamp Thing’ gets off to a promising start, but can it tell a convincing love story?

‘Swamp Thing’ gets off to a promising start, but can it tell a convincing love story?

DC Universe's TV series pays homage to Alan Moore's comics. The post ‘Swamp Thing’ gets off to a promising start, but can it tell a convincing love story? appeared first on The Daily Dot.
In season 2 of ‘She’s Gotta Have It,’ Spike Lee remains unapologetically himself

In season 2 of ‘She’s Gotta Have It,’ Spike Lee remains unapologetically himself

Lee takes a well-earned victory lap in the show's latest season. The post In season 2 of ‘She’s Gotta Have It,’ Spike Lee remains unapologetically himself appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Hulu and George Clooney strike gold with ‘Catch-22’

Hulu and George Clooney strike gold with ‘Catch-22’

The miniseries nails down core revelations from Joseph Heller's seminal novel. The post Hulu and George Clooney strike gold with ‘Catch-22’ appeared first on The Daily Dot.
What Survives After the “Game of Thrones” Finale

What Survives After the “Game of Thrones” Finale

Emily Nussbaum writes about the finale of “Game of Thrones,” which offered closure for characters like Jon Snow (Kit Harington), Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), and others.
Here is our super spoiler-y review of the Game of Thrones series finale

Here is our super spoiler-y review of the Game of Thrones series finale

"If you were hoping for a happy ending, you haven't been paying attention."
‘Jailbirds’ prioritizes petty drama over insight

‘Jailbirds’ prioritizes petty drama over insight

The reality show sinks under its own vapidity. The post ‘Jailbirds’ prioritizes petty drama over insight appeared first on The Daily Dot.
How “The Big Bang Theory” Normalized Nerd Culture

How “The Big Bang Theory” Normalized Nerd Culture

Neima Jahromi writes about how the long-running CBS sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” normalized nerd culture, and what it drew from the nineties sitcom “Friends.”
‘Nailed It!’ season 3 reminds us that failure is part of the journey

‘Nailed It!’ season 3 reminds us that failure is part of the journey

The baking competition maintains its good-natured sense of humor. The post ‘Nailed It!’ season 3 reminds us that failure is part of the journey appeared first on The Daily Dot.
‘Fleabag’ closes with a quietly devastating second season

‘Fleabag’ closes with a quietly devastating second season

Phoebe Waller-Bridge explores love and religion as an atheist in the second season of the British series. The post ‘Fleabag’ closes with a quietly devastating second season appeared first on The Daily
In ‘The Society,’ Gen Z takes a stab at self-governing

In ‘The Society,’ Gen Z takes a stab at self-governing

Netflix offers a modern take on 'Lord of the Flies.' The post In ‘The Society,’ Gen Z takes a stab at self-governing appeared first on The Daily Dot.
In a world where entertainment is bigger than ever, Netflix’s ‘Easy’ is gloriously small

In a world where entertainment is bigger than ever, Netflix’s ‘Easy’ is gloriously small

The underrated series goes out in style. The post In a world where entertainment is bigger than ever, Netflix’s ‘Easy’ is gloriously small appeared first on The Daily Dot.