Bo Burnham deserves kudos for calling himself out on his own bullshit. But that doesn’t absolve him of seriously confronting the problem of excessive self-consciousness, especially nowadays.
For kids and penguin lovers, Penguin Town is a gushy fait accompli. But the series also has rewards for others.
This Is a Robbery is the most complete and compelling narrative yet about the looting of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell does a solid job of introducing someone new to Biggie’s work and establishing his enormous influence on hip hop.
During a period when we are facing a ferocious pandemic, the biggest Civil Rights movement since the ’60s, and the possibility of flying snakes, it is the perfect time to remake the cheery The Baby-Sitters Club.
Maybe Space Force will figure out what kind of comedy it is and launch into a rejuvenated second season turn. Though that assumes it will get a second season.
Circus of Books is a hilarious film about a gay porn book store and its owners, “heartwarming” even, and it’s all true.
One of the show’s impressive accomplishments is that its creators managed to find musicians who could act.
One thing that gives Marc Maron’s comedy a certain punch is that he is an equal-opportunity crank.
For those averse to sports, The English Game is focused more on attitudes and mores of the time than on the game itself.