“On Becoming a God in Central Florida”’s pilot is a promising springboard into future explorations of capitalism and the rehabilitating effects of MLM companies. Oh, and maybe a Kirsten Dunst performance of a lifetime.
Season 2 is glorious. It’s devastating. It’s heartwarming. It’s cruel. All of this is true of its first season as well, but season 2 somehow finds a way to magnify its greatness in what could only be described as a colossal improvement.
“Seau,” a new “30 for 30” documentary from ESPN, follows the tragic undoing of the charismatic linebacker, whose suicide in 2012 ignited a long-overdue national conversation about the likelihood of football players to suffer chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease.
The scheming and manipulating, of course, is at the heart of “Killing Eve.” At surface-level, the show is a kind of mindless, stylish caper. But really, it’s so much more: a meditation on the female psyche, a study in power and vulnerability, an open question about what a woman can or should do to get ahead.
Though not only for theater nerds, the FX miniseries “Fosse/Verdon” requires a bit more background than usual to appreciate the story it tells. The works of Bob Fosse (Sam Rockwell, “Vice”), director of legendary musicals and movies such as “Chicago” and “Cabaret,” are household names by now, this series instead focusing on his relationship with his wife Gwen Verdon (Michelle Williams, “Venom”), one of the greatest Broadway actresses/dancers of all time.