TV

A Mid-Season Assessment of 'Scandal''s New Feminist Speechifying
November 19, 2014

"Scandal" cut back on extreme plot twists for bombastic moralizing—and the show is as good as it's ever been.

'State of Affairs' Won't Save Katherine Heigl's Free-Falling Career
November 17, 2014

NBC's “Homeland”-for-dummies is a mess.

This Web Series Shows Good TV Doesn't Have to Be Like a Novel
November 12, 2014

"High Maintenance" has the economical storytelling and quiet revelations of the best short story collections.

If You Hate Jamie Oliver, You Might Just Be a Snob
November 07, 2014

Do you dislike Jamie Oliver because you’re ideologically opposed to his pasta dishes, or is it because the idea of a working class man who has acquired the privileges of middle class life pisses you off?

"Selfie" Has—Despite All Odds—Become A Good Show
November 04, 2014

Its terrible title isn't going anywhere, though.

Margaret Atwood: “Ooooh! Are We Going to Talk About Dying?”
Talking to the author about feminism, aging, and rewriting Shakespeare
October 31, 2014

Talking to the author about feminism, aging, and rewriting Shakespeare.

The Fall's Best New TV Show Is Actually Fun to Watch
October 31, 2014

You should be watching the CW's "Jane the Virgin"

You Won't Like Frances McDormand in 'Olive Kitteridge' ... But You Might Love Her
October 30, 2014

HBO's adaptation of the Pulitzer-winning book is fascinating and bleak.

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