Pro wrestling fans will undoubtedly love how Monster Factory takes them behind the scenes, but even those who have never watched the sport will find the docuseries intriguing.
Television Review: “Hello Tomorrow!” — Moon Over Miasma
You don’t see this often on commercial TV: a nihilistic expose of consumerism.
Television Review: “The Big Payback” — The Road Toward Reparations
The Big Payback doesn’t exhibit a clear slant either way: it simply tells the tale of how a bill asking for reparations came to be, along the way highlighting how past injustice shapes present inequities.
Television Review: “Dance Monsters” — Do the Monster Mash
If dancing around as a giant CGI monster makes someone happy, then that is enough to make me happy. Let’s embrace what makes us different and do what we love.
Arts Feature: According to Our Critics — The Best That TV Offered in 2022
Were we able to watch all the new TV shows we wanted to in 2022? Hell, no! But here are some favorites.
Film Review: “The People We Hate at the Wedding” — Middling Marital Mayhem
The People We Hate at the Wedding is far from one of the best entries in the comic wedding canon.
Film Review: “The Soccer Football Movie” — A Full-On Weirdo Camp Fest
Sometimes, cartoons should just be aimed at kids. The Soccer Football Movie has no pretensions: this is a glorious goof fest that draws on the hallowed tradition of slapstick comedy.
Television Review: “The School for Good and Evil” — Too Complicated for its Own Good
Based on the YA series by Soman Chainani, The School for Good and Evil offers little that is new about the adventures of discontented adolescents.
Television Review: Season Three of “Ramy” — Spreading the Drama Around
Ramy’s drama takes a backseat to those of his relatives and friends, and that ends up expanding the reach and power of the series.
Television Review: “Reboot” — Laughing at the Corporate Hand that Feeds Him
Reboot is a razor-sharp sitcom about the world of sitcoms and represents Steven Levitan’s triumphant return to comedy.