However, the downside of a show that is so realistically boring is that sometimes there are points where it just seems... boring.
Brat is the only network that is daring to do something different from the typical formula of television targeted pre-teens.
Jordan’s story is told alongside those of forgotten athletes who gambled their careers on their political convictions… and lost.
‘Super Drags’ is nothing short of constantly entertaining.
The anthology show isn’t so much a new phenomenon as it is a very old one.
With “Homecoming,” Esmail solidifies himself as one of the best directors working in television. His style here projects a kind of refined paranoia, evoking Hitchcock in hypnotic staircase shots, trippy zooms and spectacular long takes.
The very brief 20-minute stretch of the program quickly felt like pulling teeth.
There’s no skits or interviews, just Minhaj earnestly trying to persuade the audience to care.
It’s deliciously morbid, enlivened by off-kilter dialogue delivered with sinister bravado — what language might sound like in a minor key.
It’s crucifying time.