Netflix’s ‘Carole and Tuesday’ comes out swinging in its political second half
As the latter half of 'Carole and Tuesday' shifts its focus to topical political allegory, its strengths remain, but its idealism may turn away some viewers.
Netflix advances beyond testosterone-fueled anime with subdued ‘Levius’
A more conventional story gives 'Levius' more mainstream appeal than its more graphic brethren.
‘Dollface’ offers a narrow vision of womanhood
The Hulu comedy tries to universalize the experiences of a small group of women, but winds up shallow and alienating.
‘Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: The Battle of Unato’ is pure anime junk food
The feature-length continuation of the anime series is all flash, no substance.
‘Carole and Tuesday’ is a feast for the eyes, ears, and heart
The Netflix musical anime gets off to a wonderful start with show-stopping musical numbers and lovable characters.
Netflix anime ‘Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac’ won’t appeal to anyone but children
Netflix's remake of the classic anime is egregious.
‘Enter the Anime’ is a soulless infomercial for Netflix original anime
The anime 'documentary' perpetuates harmful Japanese stereotypes and offers little insight into the medium.
‘Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling’ is one of the best ’90s revivals yet
The show embraces nostalgia while also cautioning against too much of it.
Netflix’s ‘7SEEDS’ is an abominable adaptation of the original manga
The anime series cares more about shock than storytelling.
‘Aggretsuko’ tones down the rage in season 2
The show's titular red panda deals with workplace incompetence and tries to find love in its second season.
‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ is finally coming to Netflix
One of the most popular anime series of all time makes its worldwide streaming debut.
‘Nailed It!’ season 3 reminds us that failure is part of the journey
The baking competition maintains its good-natured sense of humor.
‘Queer Eye’ season 3 serves more frothy fun and cathartic realness
All things just keep getting better for the series reboot.
‘Workin’ Moms’ is too privileged to be ‘honest’
It's really a show about wealthy white people who just so happen to be moms.
‘Carmen Sandiego’ reinvents its thieving protagonist as a role model action hero
The new Carmen is noble, but a little bland.
‘Hi Score Girl’ is a love letter to ’90s fighting games
This nostalgic rom-com offers a beautiful snapshot of the era.
‘Sirius the Jaeger’ is a strong ‘vampires vs. werewolves’ story that’s not quite a classic
Strong action and character writing save this anime from "cliché" status.