If, like me, you tend to see laughter as a form of catharsis then a serious question is raised: is laughing at nihilistic humor all that healthy?
Aziz Ansari does get laughs throughout his set, but the tone of Right Now begins and ends on a note of sobriety.
The series presents plausible, relatable social situations within a weird, dark, quasi-magical framework.
What is admirable about Conversations with a Killer is that it is as compelling an exploration of the monster’s victims as it is of Ted Bundy.
One of the key reasons that Sex Education works is due to its frank depictions of what sex, or lack thereof, is actually like in high school.
Shtisel offers a humane glimpse into the lives of people who would normally be shrouded from me by all sorts of religious and political barriers.
It’s as if critics of silent films were barred from discussing talkies, or devotees of black and white were banned from discussing color.
The Other Side of the Wind may inspire brooding melancholy in some, but it’s also pretty damned fine.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is not as artful as a lot of what’s on offer now, but this pleasing series kicks off the Hallowe’en season with a bang.
Dark is not a German version of Stranger Things; its historical vision is distinctive.