The film advances that old Hollywood trope: Blacks can’t get justice unless whites are willing to get it for them.
The producers of The Americans are more than aware that they’re playing a very, very long game with their audience.
The episode thrillingly and daringly comes close to completely pressing down on the reset button.
The Transfiguration is at its strongest when navigating the story’s uneasy relationship to its genre.
The attention to behavioral detail that goes into any given episode of The Americans is unlike that of any other show.
The latest episode of The Americans thrillingly plants the seeds of a whirlwind of emotional reckonings.
The film’s understanding of the brittleness that begets the “traditions” of frat culture is altogether shallow.
The series proves once again that action need not be explosive to be effective.
In Felix Thompson’s King Jack, Harsh punishments are dished out in a way that jolts the material away from coming-of-age cliché.
The real danger in the world of The Americans is that one fails to notice they’re being crushed.
Having been told so many lies, Paige has now become the teller, her parents’ child after all.
The episode reexamines the distinctions we draw between offense and defense, between the necessary evil and the greater good.
Harsh punishments are dished out in a way that jolts the material away from coming-of-age cliché.