Homeland

The TV Shows That Prepared Us for the NSA Scandal
Assessing a decade of surveillance television
June 13, 2013

If the details of the NSA scandal have seemed eerily familiar, perhaps it’s because TV drama has been playing out similar scenarios for years.

The Boston Bombing Suspects Were Reared by Both Chechnya and America
April 19, 2013

The Boston bombing suspects were reared by both Chechnya and America.

Paradise Lost
'Top of the Lake' ends as a beautiful mess
April 18, 2013

After its two-part conclusion on Monday night, Top of the Lake seems imperfect, but so is life and so are the mountains in the show—they are wild, insisting on shapes of their own.

The Spies Next Door
"The Americans" is a Cold War Thriller for Our More Ambiguous Age
January 30, 2013

"The Americans," a new show about KGB spies undercover in America, will have you rooting for the enemy.

“Homeland,” Argo, and the Changing Role of the Rogue CIA Agent
October 26, 2012

Is the onscreen role of the rogue CIA agent changing in the post-Bin Laden world?

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