Avatar: The Last Airbender
Avatar paints a beautiful picture, both literally and figuratively, of a group of flawed yet lovable characters, who often act unpredictably but are always relatable.
The Baby-Sitters Club
A fine spiritual, if not always literal, successor to the books, depicting an inclusive and optimistic view of the world at a time when it’s sorely needed.
The Oprah Conversation
A timely, much-needed series that combines raw honesty with the moderation only Oprah can bring, offering a road map for how to move forward.
Say I Do
Inspiring, love-filled, and will give you hope for humanity. Each episode centers around a couple’s complex love story, while one is secretly planning the wedding of their dreams.
You will go into it thinking (especially in the first episode), what a light, silly, predictable sci-fi show. Prepare to have your expectations far exceeded.
Dazzling, rousing, and enlightening, Hamilton is a cultural phenomenon that’s as entertaining as it is inspiring. The Broadway show united politicians and won a Pulitzer, a Grammy, and record-breaking Tony nominations, and it’s now available for everyone to see thanks to streaming.
Eurovision Song Contest
A hilarious homage to the international song contest that launched ABBA, Celine Dion and many others, Eurovision doubles as a vicarious vacation adventure — one with outlandish performances, actual hits, and Will Ferrell.
Black-ish: “The Juneteenth Episode”
In 30 comedic minutes, this special “Juneteenth” episode manages to give insight into the end of slavery in the United States—the date it actually ended, how it was ended, and what happened after it did.
How to Fill the Succession Void
Whether you tuned in for the family dysfunction, the timely media-tech business stories, the back-room political machinations, or the Greg and Tom comedy, Succession has captivated many of us over the past five years. Despite their treacherous behavior and ruthless, WTF insults, the characters and their plottings have become a reliably fun and familiar Sunday
You’re the Worst
Through the eyes of two cynics who seem doomed to be alone, You’re the Worst embraces the complexity of modern relationships and the many emotional layers they surface. It’s also an accurate and empathetic portrait of what it’s like to live with clinical depression.
A 90s Slacker Film for the Reluctant College Grad
When Kicking and Screaming came out in 1995, it fit squarely within the youth culture of its time. With Clinton in the White House and the Pixies on the radio, apathy was par for the course. The term “slacker” became a signifier for a certain kind of seemingly unambitious cool-kid scene. Coming of grad-age in
Behind the Scenes of Kandahar: An Interview with Director Ric Roman Waugh
Director Ric Roman Waugh is known for his high-octane, true-to-life action dramas, from Snitch (starring Dwayne Johnson) to National Champions (with J.K. Simmons) to The Angel Has Fallen (starring Gerard Butler). His latest film, Kandahar — in theaters Memorial Day Weekend — drops us into modern day Afghanistan, deep behind enemy lines, as an undercover
A goose-bump inspiring docuseries that takes us on to the field and into the surprising back story of how LA’s new professional women’s soccer team came to be, upending the model behind pro sports teams and finally, truly, changing the game.
Like the community and era they represent, the Derry Girls bring a feisty resilience to their teenage troubles, and in spite of the larger Troubles surrounding them, they’re unafraid to speak their minds and stand up for themselves.
Class of ’09
A smart, complex, and timely take on the past and future of law enforcement in the U.S., Class of ’09 is sure to generate moral questions while driving much needed conversation.
The Other Two
A surprisingly sweet satire about fame in all its forms, The Other Two proves that not even superstars have it easy. But with the support of family — biological or created — making it as an actor/writer/manager/singer/fashion designer/talk show host/influencer is a little more feasible.