Hailee Steinfeld in 'Dickinson'

“Dickinson,” however, refuses to restrict itself to simply retelling the story of Emily’s life. Instead, it commits itself wholeheartedly to the poet’s unconventional style and explores her world of creativity with anachronistic flair.


In the modern movement of “wokeness,” it’s easy to forget all the issues and movements phasing in and out of social media.

'The Misery Index'

I would have stopped watching after the first commercial break had I not been obligated to see the program through.


If the rest of the show carries on with the same ferocity, “Watchmen” will likely be one of the most incredible shows of the decade.


Twenty years ago, Mike Judge created “Office Space,” the perfect distillation of the nine to five ennui that can sometimes veer into the surreal, all borne out of being trapped in a cubicle for most of the day.

Helen Mirren in 'Catherine the Great'

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia, was deemed great for a reason. “Catherine the Great,” the mini-series, hasn’t quite decided what that reason is just yet. 


“Bojack Horseman” has been performing a balancing act of the two sides of adulthood for its past five seasons, and now that it’s coming to an end, I can’t help but wonder whether the adult animation industry will ever be able to put out a show as clever, consistent, hopeful and heartbreaking again.


Hulu’s “Looking for Alaska” did not feel like the one I grew up adoring, then growing out of, then loathing.

'People Just Do Nothing'

Perhaps the show’s biggest asset is the chemistry that the cast has built up over the years.


In many ways, Netflix’s “Living with Yourself” is your standard sitcom — Miles Eliot (Paul Rudd, “Avengers: Endgame) is in his late thirties, his marriage and career tread water as he faces the impending reality of middle age.