“TV” Archives

Men in Black, Barry Sonnenfeld

February 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: GoodFellas, Men in Black, Altered Carbon, Amélie, Blazing Saddles, The Expanse & more

Coming soon: Scorsese gangsters, Will Smith and aliens, cyberpunk, Audrey Tautou, Mel Brooks and the Old West, and gritty space opera.
Netflix's Dark

What happened in Dark’s first season?

A show like Dark practically demands that its viewers come up with their own pet theories… so here are some of mine.
Caddyshack - Harold Ramis

January 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Batman Begins, Caddyshack, Lethal Weapon, Capote, Doctor Who & more

Coming soon: A South Korean thriller, the first of Nolan’s “Dark Knight Trilogy,” an action classic, several twisty thrillers, and a madman with a box.
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2

December 2017’s Best Streaming Titles: Full Metal Jacket, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Bright, Silence, Doctor Who & more

Also: A couple of Vietnam War epics, a twisty German thriller, Taratino’s revenge masterpiece, and the Muscles from Brussels.
Stranger Things Hug

Why does Stranger Things affect me so strongly?

I understand why others find the series derivative, clichéd, too reliant on tropes, etc. But it doesn’t feel derivative to me at all.
Erased Netflix

Netflix Is Producing a Live-Action Version of Erased

The series will premiere in Japan on December 15, with the rest of the world to follow soon after.
Stranger Things 2 Mind Flayer

Stranger Things 2 Is a (Mostly) Satisfying Return to Hawkins, Indiana

Also, let’s talk about what’ll happen in season 3 and why the series is so affecting to begin with.
Shaolin Soccer, Stephen Chow

November 2017’s Best Streaming Titles: The Punisher, Airplane!, Shaolin Soccer & Bond… James Bond

Coming soon: More Marvel and Margaret Atwood adaptations, Agents J and K, Vikings, Keyser Söze, the Mach Five, and more.
Netflix's Dark

Germany’s Dark Could Be the Next Stranger Things

We’ll find out for sure on December 1.
Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla

October 2017’s Best Streaming Titles: Donnie Darko, Patton Oswalt, Stranger Things, Kill Bill & Lots of Godzilla

Coming soon: Twisted time travel, more Voltron, another trip to the Upside Down, the Man With No Name, ninjas, and lots of kaijū craziness.
Pulp Fiction - Quentin Tarantino

September 2017’s Best Streaming Titles, Including Pulp Fiction, Requiem for a Dream, Robocop & The Lost City of Z

Coming soon: Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece, Ben Affleck’s modern noir, Tim Burton’s Dark Knight, Atreyu, TGIF, and many more.
Star Trek Logo

Star Trek Has Always Been More Religious Than Its Creators Want or Realize

It’s a stretch to say that “religion basically no longer exists” in the Star Trek universe.

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