In ‘Andor’ episode 12, revolution is built on community
The season finale is another triumph for Andor's brutal, brilliant political storytelling.
On Nov 23, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
After a promising first episode, ‘Wednesday’ becomes just another Netflix teen show
Jenna Ortega nails the role, but the show isn't creepy or kooky.
On Nov 23, 2022 by Audra Schroeder
Netflix’s spooky historical fantasy series ‘1899’ is too enigmatic for its own good
Set on a Victorian steamship, this show is full of creepy mysteries - but struggles to tell a believable story.
On Nov 17, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Andor’ episode 11 sets an ominous tone for the season finale
Over the course of season 1, 'Andor' has dismantled our expectations for what it means to 'join' the Rebellion.
On Nov 16, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Breaking down the best line in ‘Andor’ episode 9
'Never more than 12.'
On Nov 3, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Andor’ episode 9: Syril Karn is the Empire’s only true believer
Even the other Imperials don't know how to handle him.
On Nov 2, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘The White Lotus’ season 2: A sexy, annoying trip to Italy
The new season looks at the lies we tell ourselves.
On Oct 28, 2022 by Audra Schroeder
‘Andor’ episode 8 illustrates why this show is so divisive, exploring the psychological strategy of the Empire’s prison system
Thriving on a compelling but almost dialogue-free performance from Diego Luna, it's the opposite of typical 'Star Wars' TV.
On Oct 26, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Andor’ episode 7: A chillingly realistic depiction of life under fascism
From government oppression to personal grief, 'Andor' dissects the process of radicalization.
On Oct 19, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘The Rings of Power’ ends season 1 as it began: With wildly uneven pacing
The show manages to feel glacially slow, even while rushing through momentous events.
On Oct 17, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Andor’, the Empire, and cultural erasure
From Cassian's homeworld to Luthen Rael's antique store, 'Andor' shows how the Empire colonizes and erases entire cultures.
On Oct 13, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Andor’ episode 6: No one is safe
This heist episode is a masterclass in dramatic tension, delivering a 45-minute thriller to rival 'Rogue One.'
On Oct 12, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Interview with the Vampire’: A celebration of toxic romance
A warm welcome to television's messiest couple.
On Oct 6, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Apparently it’s not that hard to include queer people in ‘Star Wars.’ Who knew?
'Andor' introduces queer characters without the cringe factor of Disney tokenism.
On Oct 5, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw