Replicas’s slippery grasp of just how much of its main character’s research is scientifically possible defines much of the narrative.
Ben doesn’t deserve our sympathy, in part for how noxiously the film has imagined the female characters who surround him.
Silicon Valley constantly draws on and deepens our understanding of its characters.
This is a beautifully constructed bottle rocket of an episode, shooting out a cascading shower of comic sparks.
Silicon Valley’s humor springs organically from the relationships between its well-rounded characters.
The episode abounds in the excruciatingly awkward would-be-alpha-male slang that is the show’s specialty.
The film is packed with mirthful pranksterism, a vigorous anti-authoritarian streak, and literal potty humor.
The episode consists of comic meditations on the friction between programmers and the people they rely on.
It probes the disconnect between worthiness and success in a world where sizzle almost always trumps substance.
The episode ties together multiple plot threads by connecting them all to the fate of See Food.