This week in streaming: ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ and ‘requel’ fatigue
Plus: An Easter egg from 'The Office' in Peacock's terms and conditions.
On Feb 23, 2022 by Audra Schroeder
Review: Sandra Oh shines in Netflix’s academic comedy-drama ‘The Chair’
Set in a college English department, this funny and well-observed miniseries explores campus culture wars.
On Aug 20, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Netflix: ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ is a forgettable riff on the superhero genre
It clearly wants to be 'Watchmen' but fails at every turn.
On May 7, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Da 5 Bloods’ confronts the ghosts of Vietnam from Black veterans
Spike Lee's war epic tackles the scars left by Vietnam head-on.
On Jun 12, 2020 by Michelle Jaworski
Review: Netflix’s ‘Drifting Dragons’ romanticizes commercial whaling
The anime is centered around dragon hunters, but it closely parallels whale hunters.
On May 9, 2020 by Caitlin Moore
Review: ‘Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045’ is heavy on action, light on big ideas
Major's new look in the Netflix series is also... not great.
On May 2, 2020 by Jenny Zheng
Ryan Murphy’s Netflix drama ‘Hollywood’ is a wild, wild ride
Historical accuracy? Never heard of her.
On May 1, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Netflix’s ‘Never Have I Ever’ is a delightful teen ‘traumedy’
The series, created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, follows an Indian-American teen coping after her father's death.
On Apr 27, 2020 by Samantha Grasso
‘Circus of Books’ tells the powerful family story behind a gay porn landmark
The documentary is now streaming on Netflix.
On Apr 24, 2020 by John-Michael Bond
Netflix’s ‘Extraction’ mixes thrilling action and a dull story
Chris Hemsworth takes a break from the MCU to play a mercenary struggling with personal trauma.
On Apr 24, 2020 by Eddie Strait
Netflix’s ‘The Midnight Gospel’ does something completely new with existential sci-fi
Duncan Trussell and Pendleton Ward's new show is the perfect watch for uncertain times.
On Apr 20, 2020 by John Maher
Netflix film ‘Sergio’ winds up lost in infinite sap
The drama covers two periods in the Brazilian United Nations diplomat's life.
On Apr 19, 2020 by Kahron Spearman
Netflix’s ‘#blackAF’ is Kenya Barris’ greatest achievement so far
The 'Black-ish' creator shines in his new semi-autobiographical show.
On Apr 17, 2020 by Kahron Spearman
Netflix’s ‘Too Hot to Handle’ is a dating show strangely devoid of sexuality
A show about horny people on an island has a timely premise but nothing to say.
On Apr 17, 2020 by Audra Schroeder