The episode gives the audience exactly what it expects, and absolutely nothing else.
The series derives its soulfulness from the myths that Ramy, his family, and his friends tell themselves and those around them.
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The episode is, above all else, a resolute detailing of the final calm before a spectacular storm and what it means to be human.
Netflix’s latest horror offering only rarely assumes a form greater than its individual elements and references.
The episode has the good sense to respect our familiarity with these characters, and as such it doesn’t beat around the bush.
Once an accidental act of violence sends the main character’s life into a spiral, the film unfortunately spirals with him.
The miniseries at least gives ample space for Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams to richly inhabit their characters.
The miniseries fails to tackle the unseen forces which enable and encourage the institutional rot that wrecks people’s lives.
The show’s greatest strength is still the way it upends our expectations via tonal shifts and amusing personal details.
There’s an unsteadiness to this return to that certain dimension of sight, sound, and, of course, mind that dulls whatever impact it intends.
The new season may just give you nightmares, though none that Sean Delaney’s accent can’t soothe.
The season’s storylines cohere around the myriad factors which comprise the masks people present to the world.
Ahead of next week’s premiere of the series, CBS All Access has released trailers for the first two episodes.
The series fails to uphold, subvert, or otherwise comment on the stylistic vision or thematic coherence of its source material.
Welcome to fucking Deadwood!
The series struggles to find a distinct voice that isn’t beholden to the original film.
A wise woman once said that there’s no such thing as a coincidence.
Alex Gibney’s documentary tells a dramatic, if somewhat workmanlike, story of Silicon Valley hubris meeting old-fashioned scamming.
The show pulls in too many directions at once, many of them far removed from the sporadic charm of its concept.