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.
In Treatment (2021)
A timely reboot that depicts the vital relationship between a therapist and patient, and the meaningful role it plays in fostering growth and change.
Bo Burnham: Inside
To call Bo Burnham: Inside a comedy special doesn’t quite do it justice. There are moments of humor, to be sure, but also moments that will make you want to cry.
Meet Loskey Founder Lori Cunningham
How does one person tackle challenges as large as the health of the planet and systemic gender inequality around the world? For Loskey founder Lori Cunningham, it began with an everyday challenge that was right in front of her. Perpetually in search of the perfect t-shirt, she set out to create a line of shirts
A former one-hit-wonder girl group stages a comeback in this musical comedy that pays tribute to female bonding. Emmy-nominated in the writing category, it’s wacky fun with a satirical edge.
Get Ready for Cruella: Your Guide to the 101 Dalmatians-verse
Beginning with the original animated film in 1961, fans can’t seem to get enough of those spotted dogs and their nemesis, the despicable Cruella De Vil.
American Housewife and Its Fans Deserved More
After five seasons, ABC’s secretly subversive sitcom got the ax last week, disappointing fans who weren’t ready to say goodbye to the Ottos.
Master of None Presents: Moments in Love
Moments in Love is an impressive reinvention of Master of None that gives a beautifully shot look into the most intimate parts of life. It has a lot of style and a lot of substance.
The Me You Can’t See
For anyone dealing with any kind of mental issue, this series will show them they’re not alone. It doesn’t have all the answers, but it sparks a conversation and may even provide a lifeline to those longing to be seen.
The Best Shows to Watch on Peacock
So many streaming services, so little time! Next up in our series of recommendations by platform is Peacock. The NBCUniversal app launched in July 2020, yet another option in an increasingly segmented and competitive field. More than 42 million people have signed up for Peacock as of April 2021, but with new original shows being