The conceit suggests a promising shamelessness, but this new dating show falls flat. (Spoilers ahead.)
As Housewives captures a chaotic political moment, the iconic franchise is demonstrating how much reality television has changed — and how much it hasn’t.
Sophie: A Murder in West Cork is a promising entry into prestige true crime, but ultimately succumbs to the genre’s conventions.
Epstein's Shadow, streaming on Peacock, zeroes in on Maxwell to provide a portrait of the ruthlessness of privilege.
From a half-hour comedy about a group of Muslim punk rockers to a moving docuseries about the history of African American cuisine.
From a high school football star falsely accused of sexual assault to a pair of college lovers charged with murder, here are some riveting docuseries you might have missed.
The pioneering franchise shaped how reality TV handled race. Now the first two Black castmates are grappling with its legacy.
“Operation Varsity Blues” looks beyond the scandal’s celebrity protagonists and exposes a rotten system.
Jonas goes for depth in Spaceman, and mostly gets lost in the shuffle.
The World’s a Little Blurry hews close to the Eilish mythology, yet still offers a rare glimpse behind the making of a teen pop star.
HBO's Allen v. Farrow revisits the stories of Dylan and Mia Farrow, providing a deep deconstruction of a ’90s tabloid obsession.
A new Netflix docuseries about the Elisa Lam case presents itself as a study of true crime, but it mostly rehashes old conspiracy theories.
From Taylor Swift to Olivia Rodrigo, women pop stars in the social media era have achieved chart success by writing about their love lives — for better and for worse.
The film’s take on power and trauma is deeper than the usual pop feminism. (MAJOR SPOILERS: Just read later if you haven’t watched the movie.)
A new documentary turns “Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez’s reign of terror into a one-dimensional police procedural.
These are the films that give us all the ~holiday feels~.
Here are some under-the-radar podcasts making waves with true crime obsessives.
Selena fans will love the new Netflix series’ focus on music and family, though it doesn’t complicate what we know about the star’s life.
The Fox competition show has turned celebrity recycling into the most fun guessing game on TV. (Some necessary spoilers ahead.)
Teacher-student affairs are often portrayed as sexy, salacious scandals. A Teacher gets that they're really about abuse of power. (Massive spoilers, though it’s not that kind of show.)