It’s officially the Christmas season, which means it’s time for the best season of TV — the holiday special season. And what show could better encapsulate the wholesome festivity of a holiday special than “The Great British Baking Show”?
In 2010, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and film director David Fincher ignited controversy with their scathing Mark Zuckerberg biopic “The Social Network.” The film took liberties that most filmmakers wouldn’t dare to attempt.
You wouldn’t normally expect to see “beautiful” in the headline for a review about a show that talks about masturbation at least every other minute. But “Big Mouth” Season 4 holds a unique position within the series.
Since the 1940’s, Hollywood has been obsessed with the idea of an “antihero”: a protagonist who defies usual heroic standards and often acts out of self-interest instead. These characters are more authentic, more relatable and yet almost always, these characters have been men.
If you took Jack Nicholson and Shelly Duvall out of the snowed-in haunting of “The Shining” and replaced them with Anglican nuns, you’d get “Black Narcissus.” The latest FX miniseries attempts to capture the terror of claustrophobic horror but cannot move past the burdens of its histo