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Television September 28, 2019
Ryan Murphy’s The Politician
Contemporary mores are viciously skewered in the amoral world of Ryan Murphy’s The Politician, but the series has just enough humanity to keep its heart beating.
Culture June 22, 2019
By focusing on the human stories of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, HBO’s Chernobyl offers a portrait of ordinary heroism – and a vision of how we might deal with climate catastrophes to come.
Culture September 21, 2019
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
Although rebooting Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal may seem a strange choice, the Netflix prequel Age of Resistance is technically impressive and speaks to contemporary concerns.
Culture May 18, 2019
Game of Thrones
The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones generated enormous controversy among fans. Why has the HBO series provoked such strong feelings?