Netflix’s Never Have I Ever has an incredibly winning season for a show that already had a stellar, engaging first run.
Enlightened creator Mike White moves into an exciting new chapter in his career, sweeping through the guests’ and staffs’ lives with ease and believability.
The magic of Ryan Murphy dissipates with his carelessness in American Horror Stories. He seems outrightly bored.
Emma Seligman’s Shiva Baby is an astonishing directorial debut, and there’s a good reason it’s the talk of the town.
Love, Victor season two explores sexuality in ways that feel monumental, Rachel Hilson continues to be a revelation.
Director Jon M. Chu, known for helming Crazy Rich Asians, is truly a visionary, embracing large dance numbers that sprawl across New York City streets and public swimming pools.
HBO Max’s romantic series Starstruck is truly a gem. At just over twenty minutes an episode, Rose Matafeo’s series is delightfully messy.
In Mark Raso’s Awake, chaos erupts when a solar flare wipes out technology and humans descend into madness after losing the ability to sleep.
The first act sets up the case with a brutal exorcism, but the screenplay by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, switches the film into an investigative procedural.
Director Craig Gillespie continues his love of music against long tracking shots, finding a way to make the most use of each beat and crescendo in the song.
Those Who Wish Me Dead is a throwback to vintage thrillers that seamlessly weave multiple storylines against pounding action sequences.
Featuring a stellar supporting cast, including Julianne Moore and Brian Tyree Henry, Joe Wright’s direction is dulled by trying to play too forcefully with the audience’s perception of reality.
Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse is yet another bland thriller, and with a lead like Michael B. Jordan, it could’ve been so much more.
The HBO Max documentary film Lucy The Human Chimp chronicles the incredible life of a chimp named Lucy, raised by two human parents, Maurice and Jane Temerlin.