TV

Sweetbitter

Shows debuting on Starz often have the reputation of being dark, cinematic looks into some of the more undisclosed ways of life. From “Outlander” to “The Girlfriend Experience,” the network’s dramas commonly err on the side of risk and use unpredictability and suspense to their advantage.

Dear White People

With all of the noise surrounding Netflix originals like “Stranger Things” and “The Crown,” some of the streaming service's quality outputs can be overlooked. “Dear White People,” now in its second season, is one of those diamonds in the rough.

Serena Williams

Through the public eye, it’s easy to view every aspect of Serena Williams’s life as picture-perfect.

The End of the Fucking World

“The End of the Fucking World,” the latest in Netflix’s British programming, was a commercial success and critical darling.

Handmaids

When Margaret Atwood’s novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” was first published in 1985, America was in her Reagan years. A fervent, nascent religious right, certain their politics were sanctioned by scripture, set forth to fundamentally reshape American public life.

Jim Jorden

Released this April on Amazon Prime, the documentary series “All or Nothing: The Michigan Wolverines” follows the University’s football team from their spring trip to Rome to the 2018 Outback Bowl.

Narcos

While it is tempting to portray such evil men as caricatures of evil, the reality is that they were rather complex characters who sometimes managed to do some good.

Wyatt Cenac in "Problem Areas"

It is less a comedian trying to convince you with their side of the argument and more your educated, left-leaning friend discussing the world’s problems with you over coffee.

Sandra Oh in "Killing Eve"

“Killing Eve” blends the sensibility of British drama with the mordant humor of British comedy, and the result is simply spectacular.

Richard Dormer in "Relik"

The show is trying way too hard to stand out and shake up the convention of the murder mystery genre.