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‘The Rings of Power’ finally picks up the pace with episode 6
This action-packed episode is the best so far—but Galadriel's characterization is going in a puzzling direction.
On Sep 30, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Doom comes to Middle-earth in ‘The Rings of Power’ episode 4
The show's deeper worldbuilding expanded this week, foreshadowing the future of Númenor.
On Sep 16, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘A League of Their Own’ expands the worldview of the film but can’t always escape its shadow
Abbi Jacobson and D'Arcy Carden star in this new take on the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
On Aug 12, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski
This week in streaming: Return to Middle-earth
Also: 'All of Us Are Dead'.
On Feb 16, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski
Why do male elves have short hair in Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ show?
In 'The Rings of Power,' some elves like Elrond have short hair, sparking controversy among LOTR fans. But do elves actually have long hair in Tolkien canon?
On Feb 16, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Lucy and Desi’ is a conventional and intimate look at one of TV’s most famous couples
Amy Poehler's documentary puts the spotlight on Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as individuals.
On Jan 24, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski
‘We’re going to be watching this on an old app?’: Movie theater seemingly uses Amazon Prime Video in viral TikTok
Instead of previews, viewers saw an error message saying, 'Maximum videos playing.'
On Dec 26, 2021 by Dan Latu
‘Being the Ricardos’ is an overstuffed and unfocused look at Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
The acting makes up for a lot of the script's weaker points.
On Dec 23, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski
This week in streaming: What to watch this Thanksgiving
Plus: Ms. Marvel's new powers and a review of 'The Wheel of Time.'
On Nov 24, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski
Review: Bezos wanted his ‘Game of Thrones’; Amazon Prime’s new fantasy epic ‘The Wheel of Time’ is a worthy challenger
The Tolkein-esque series offers vast worldbuilding, interesting storytelling.
On Nov 19, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski
‘My Name is Pauli Murray’ takes you through the life of a trailblazer
It's a fascinating looking into one person's life.
On Oct 12, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski
‘Annette’ is a mesmerizing, weird musical—but it doesn’t always work
The film is now streaming on Amazon Prime.
On Aug 20, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski
This week in streaming: ‘Annette’s musical puppet strings
Plus a review of 'Nine Perfect Strangers' and a look at 'Shang-Chi's marketing.
On Aug 18, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski
This week in streaming: Our first look at Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ series
Plus thoughts on Scarlett Johansson's Disney lawsuit and 'The Green Knight.'
On Aug 4, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski