The CW

It could easily go off the rails in a second, but, nothing in the brilliant season three premiere suggests that’s going to happen any time soon.

The frustration is palpable in her acerbic writing; she doesn’t coat her words.

20th Century Fox

The film, miserable as it is, does deserve some credit.

Drake (right)
Young Money

Does anyone want to hear Drake complain that the rap game is “all lies” and “all filthy?” Apparently so.

Art meets science through an inquisitive look at the theory of multiverse in “Constellations” by Nick Payne — a captivating and passionate love story that explores questions of fate and choice.

“Songs from the North”
Kino Lorber

Having only heard the stories of grateful defectors, seeing the faces of those who maintain North Korea’s tense position in world affairs is shocking.


‘Generic’ seems to be the word that best sums up ‘Never Go Back.’


Most TV creates the false conception that interpersonal conflict is largely built on a series of dramatic arguments.

Secretly Canadian

Based solely on lyrical content, one would think that a Whitney show could easily devolve into an intensely sorrowful affair.


If Frances is the kind of character that embodies the gritty storytelling pervasive in TV today, then shows that utilize this type of characterization need to work a lot harder to sustain our attention.

The CW

It looks like “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” is poised and ready for another season of finding love and happiness through the worst possible methods.

Is it because they’re attractive? Young? Wealthy? Clever? Talented?

With a heavy lineup of performers and presenters, this year is expected to be bigger and better than in years past.

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Paramount Pictures

What used to be a term used to criticize writers and directors for using women solely as props has now become a term to demean or dismiss the women themselves.

“Black Mirror”

“Black Mirror” depicts different realities and characters in each episode, but every story connects to one another through their thought-provoking, somewhat cynical perspectives on technology.

“Before the Flood”
National Geographic Channel

Before the Flood” does an impressive job of showcasing the multiple perspectives surrounding climate change, as well as its real-time impacts and possible solutions.

Edgefest will be filled with groundbreaking jazz performers — including those who don’t stick with a script.

Polyvinyl Records

American Football’s first release in 17 years begins softly, with a quietly crescendoing set of chimes that reverberate through the ears.

This is all to say the obvious: the media is important.

BBC Films

The documentary offers a troubled, even unsettling portrait of a young dancer’s past, present and future.