Under the Banner of Heaven ambitiously grapples with the struggle to attain personal agency in the crushing course of history.
Though it's slow to carve out the particulars of its world, Outer Range is ultimately an alluring exploration of lives and lands lost.
Despite the centrality of a mental break to its proceedings, Marvel's Moon Knight largely pretends at psychological depth.
HBO’s The Gilded Age considers the social currents of the historical moment, alluringly cutting through the delusions of its aristocrats.
Season two of The Witcher allows a deeper exploration of the forces motivating its characters.
Firebite explores the dangers of monsters both real and imagined with subtle melancholy.
The Shrink Next Door rapidly hops between decades but feels like it moves at a crawl, dulling the myriad charms of its leading cast.
Star Wars: Visions refreshes the Star Wars universe with an eclectic range of styles and tones and a subversive streak.
Season two of Ted Lasso clicks into a comedic groove when it delves into the messier idiosyncrasies of its characters.
Wellington Paranormal remains eminently watchable thanks to its considerable B-movie charm and its leads’ oddball chemistry.
The show’s attempt to individualize its protagonists largely reduces them to predictable, banal archetypes.
The anime series is, at its center, a comforting fairy tale of clear-cut good and evil.
The series leaves no police procedural cliché untouched but ultimately transcends its familiarity.
The series gets increasingly mired down in the game’s arcane and diffuse lore, yielding a befuddling and scattered narrative.
The Amazon animated series delights in the pleasure that superheroes must feel when wielding their powers.
While the series draws extensive inspiration from Bob’s Burgers, it boasts its own distinct charm.
Though weighed down by too many moving pieces, the series finds hilarity and pathos in the tale of an alien’s assimilation.
The series trades Marvel’s typically dire stakes and intergalactic scale for lighthearted intimacy.
Season three rivals its predecessors in its intoxicating blend of bleak cynicism and irreverent comedy.
The series takes on Catherine the Great with off-kilter comedy and startling poignancy.