The show has been building towards high school graduation – but now it’s ending before its lead characters finish school.
“It was a delightful visit;—” as Jane Austen wrote in Emma, “perfect, in being much too short.” In seven episodes, Generation Kill delivers.
Watching it now, I am reminded how valuable it is to encounter art repeatedly: some things give up their full meaning slowly.
What I ask first and foremost of TV drama is that it feel real and lived. Aaron Sorkin seems to have a faultless ear for how clever, busy people speak.
The verve and aesthetic power of Boardwalk Empire shows the medium of long-form television drama at its best.
Very few landmark police series stand the test of time. Between the Lines is an exception.
To have seen at least part of a time when popular entertainment has become so substantial is a great privilege, and I bless it without reserve.
Every episode is crammed with story, side to side and top to bottom.
It's been a difficult year, but there were still a few reasons to smile.
This year’s Agatha Christie is a seasonally appropriate, not-at-all-bleak offering from the BBC.
On the pop culture podcast this week, we round up the best and worst of this year’s Christmas television.
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