Chris Osterndorf is an entertainment reporter and movie critic based in Los Angeles. He holds a degree in cinema from Chicago’s DePaul University. His work has appeared on the Daily Dot, Mic, the Script Lab, Salon, the Week, xoJane, and more.
The many lives of the Dancing Baby, cyberspace’s first cringe meme
The enduring footprint of one of TV’s first big companion podcasts
Video: The wild history of fanfic censorship
Sometimes you just need a good cry.
On Oct 13, 2020 by Chris Osterndorf
These classics never go out of style.
Sometimes real life is even more fantastic than fantasy.
On Sep 4, 2020 by Chris Osterndorf, Clara Wang
We guarantee you'll find something to add to your Netflix queue.
On Jul 7, 2020 by Audra Schroeder, Chris Osterndorf, Eddie Strait, Nico Lang
The historical drama is still must-watch TV.
On Nov 18, 2019 by Chris Osterndorf
Steven Soderbergh's latest feels as interested in the stylistic choices it employs to tell its story as the story itself.
On Oct 21, 2019 by Chris Osterndorf
The acclaimed series concludes with an appropriately excessive spectacle.
On Sep 27, 2019 by Chris Osterndorf
David Simon creates another expert meditation on corruption and disenfranchisement.
On Sep 9, 2019 by Chris Osterndorf
I previously dismissed the show for its lack of star power. I'm thrilled that season 2 has proven me wrong.
On Aug 18, 2019 by Chris Osterndorf
From day one, ‘OITNB’ has put its humanity first.
On Jul 26, 2019 by Chris Osterndorf
It’s also got the best swearing you'll hear on TV.
On Jun 3, 2019 by Chris Osterndorf
Lee takes a well-earned victory lap in the show's latest season.
On May 24, 2019 by Chris Osterndorf
The underrated series goes out in style.
On May 10, 2019 by Chris Osterndorf
Both shows asked how romance functions in real life, and how to make that funny.
On Apr 3, 2019 by Chris Osterndorf
Bill Hader's black comedy escapes classification in a killer second season.
On Mar 31, 2019 by Chris Osterndorf