Russian Doll’s script still crackles with dark, cynical hilarity, and New York is still the gritty, gorgeous backdrop, the city where, clearly, anything can happen.
We are seeing some very fine horror these days. You can’t throw a (fire) stick without having it land in some rotting corpse, a spooky cave, or in a serial killer’s cup of coffee.
Russian Doll is television made to be savored.
Here is what a smart, savvy viewer who likes high-quality entertainment is looking forward to on TV this year.