This is the Danish series that may well have inspired a juggernaut of provocative stories generated by life in these cold, civilized, but often dark Scandinavian lands.
Mare of Easttown is particularly effective in interweaving troubled domestic timelines, families held together by women who are on the brink of psychic or emotional collapse.
Where will the coven go from here? Its pivot away from patriarchy echoes the growing resistance of women the world over — and that is a powerful message indeed.
If Castle Rock is intended to be a commentary on Trump’s not-so-great America, well, what better genre than horror to spread the angst?
William McGregor has crafted a remarkable debut feature, a notable addition to the burgeoning crop of indie folk horror offerings.
Despite Dark’s complicated structure, the characters are motivated by utterly realistic desires and emotions, which balance the show’s more abstract elements.
Jamestown is a vividly timely reminder that anyone who calls themselves an “American” is actually descended from immigrants.
All three episodes have intriguing storylines, with plenty of human pathos and drama: but I admit to finding the first and third episodes a bit too digitally-focused for my taste.
Russian Doll is television made to be savored.
A handpicked list of cinematic horror gems for you to watch over the next 26 days.