Soldier Boy stars in the new trailer for season three of The Boys

The first teaser for season three of Amazon Prime Video’s deconstructionist superhero series TheBoys was based around the shocking reveal of Karl Urban’s Billy Butcher suddenly having Homelander-style eye lasers—plus some quick cuts of extreme violence and weird TheBoys shenanigans—but this new trailer is finally digging into some explanations for what’s going on. We first … Read more

Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer is a bloated legal drama

Neve Campbell and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo in The Lincoln Lawyerphoto: Lara Solanki/Netflix Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer will scratch the itch for anyone unexplainably hankering for a tedious, low-stakes legal drama. Created by David E. Kelley, who plans to wring out his affinity for the genre to no end, it’s meant to be reminiscent of his early … Read more

Season 3, episode 8, “New Jazz”

Brian Tyree Henry as Al “Paper Boi” in Atlantaphoto: Coco Olakunle/FX If Atlanta had let this season’s European tour end without at least one scene in which Darius and Al get high in Amsterdam, they would have squandered a natural character beat and risked a fan revolt. So here it is, the episode where the … Read more

Ozark Season 4 Part 2

Jason Bateman and Laura Linney in Ozarksphoto: Netflix Ozarks‘s final episodes are baffling. Not because they don’t do exactly the sort of thing Netflix’s ludicrous crime thriller has been doing since 2017, but because they do so with a sentimentality that’s uncharacteristically sappy. For a drama boasting multiple jump-scare executions and the unhinged depths of … Read more

Bowen Yang and Joel Kim Booster in the trailer for Fire Island

Bowen Yang, Joel Kim Booster in Fire Island screenshot: Searchlight Pictures/Youtube In Hulu’s upcoming rom com Fire Island, Saturday Night Live’s Bowen-Yang and comedian Joel Kim Booster star as two best friends who set out for a summer adventure at the historic LGBTQ+ destination. With it, Booster fulfills his dreamm of creating the “gay Pride … Read more

Season 3, episode 1 “forgiving jeff”

Bill Hader in Barryphoto: Merrick Morton/HBO “Forgiveness is something that has to be earned.” Over two seasons of Barrywe haven’t really turned to NoHo Hank for moral guidance (politeness may be a virtue, but dude’s a mobster). And yet, there’s the Chechen dandy, speaking truth in the first episode of the third season. Clearly, the … Read more

Stop making Stephen Root sign all of your staplers, Hollywood

Stephen Rootphoto: Jesse Grant (Getty Images) Stephen Root has had a long and successful career, whether you prefer NewsRadio or king of the hillor dodgeballor his memorable appearance as the frazzled shopkeeper in The Book Of Boba Fett who complains about the stupid moped teens, but ahead of his return in season three of HBO’s … Read more

Killing Eve author Luke Jennings shares his thoughts on finale

Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh in killing eve picture: David Emery/BBCA [As the headline suggests, this piece contains spoilers from Killing Eve’s series finale.] BBC’s killing eve came to its shocking and divisive end on April 10, with a end episode that bows to the dreadful “bury your gays” troop. The finale infuriated not only … Read more

Season 3, episode 6, “White Fashion”

Brian Tyree Henry in Atlantaphoto: Rob Youngson/FX Atlanta is in the midst of a European rap tour, not to mention an extended existential question about whether the events depicted in the show are actually taking part in its characters’ previously established reality. In other words, it’s not even within glancing distance of your standard sitcom. … Read more

Milana Vayntrub to star in official Squirrel Girl podcast

Milana Vayntrubphoto: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Comedy Central Something that Marvel Studios has traditionally been good at is casting, which is why Disney was able to hang so much of the Marvel Cinematic Universe on the appeal of Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark, but one casting decision is so good that it has transcended the … Read more