The 20 best Amazon Prime Video original shows for happy TV bingeing
There's a lot to binge on Amazon Prime.
On Jul 13, 2020 by David Wharton
‘Narcos: Mexico’ is an addictive soft reboot of the drug drama
Netflix's drug epic reinvents itself yet again.
On Nov 16, 2018 by David Wharton
‘The Judgement’ is a bloated, melodramatic soap opera
The Netflix import drama feels like an after-school special in the worst way.
On Nov 4, 2018 by David Wharton
‘Bodyguard’ is a rousing, complex thriller that defies expectations
The record-breaking U.K. show makes its way to streaming.
On Oct 25, 2018 by David Wharton
HBO’s ‘Camping’ isn’t worth putting down any stakes for
These characters aren't funny, they're just unlikable.
On Oct 16, 2018 by David Wharton
‘The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell’ defies explanation—in a good way
It has all the makings of an annual Halloween staple.
On Oct 15, 2018 by David Wharton
Netflix’s ‘Malevolent’ delivers few scares or surprises
In '80s Scotland, fake ghostbusters find the wrong scary house.
On Oct 8, 2018 by David Wharton
Netflix’s ‘The Resistance Banker’ spotlights a covert hero of WWII
The Oscar-recognized Dutch film is taught and timely.
On Sep 18, 2018 by David Wharton
‘Jack Ryan’s biggest challenge is figuring out what it wants to be
The series is at odds with the political moment it's landing in.
On Sep 4, 2018 by David Wharton
Netflix import ‘Ghoul’ is powerful horror inspired by Arab folklore
The miniseries riffs on guilt, false patriotism, and John Carpenter.
On Aug 28, 2018 by David Wharton
‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ is more appealing than the dish in question
The Netflix WW2 drama is sweet, sad, and romantic.
On Aug 14, 2018 by David Wharton
Hulu’s ‘Hard Sun’ shines bright on dark material
The apocalyptic thriller is refreshingly surprising—and creepy as hell.
On Mar 6, 2018 by David Wharton
‘Marseille’ wants to be ‘House of Cards,’ but the deck is stacked against it
The middling Netflix series finds one great character in season 2.
On Feb 27, 2018 by David Wharton
‘The Looming Tower’ revisits the failures that led to 9/11
Hulu's Jeff Daniels-led crime drama offers a brutal look.
On Feb 26, 2018 by David Wharton