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It’s A Sin

HBO Max, February 18th, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

Feb 18, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

The latest limited series from HBO Max, the British drama It’s A Sin explores friendship, queer identity, and the pain and destruction caused by the AIDS epidemic. Set in London in the early 1980s to the early 1990s, the series focuses on five friends in their post-high school years.  More

Jan 23, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

“F*ck Anyone Who’s Not a Sea Blob” is the second installment of the two Euphoria episodes meant to bridge the show’s first and second season. The first of the two episodes, “Trouble Don't Last Always,” focused on Rue’s (Zendaya) internal struggles after the dramatic cliffhanger on which the first season ended.  More

Jan 01, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

There is something very clear-cut and satisfactory about an ’80s teen drama. The popular and unpopular divide is defined, generally delineated by each character’s cash flow. There is a good side and a bad side, where the former is always in the right and the latter is always, unequivocally, in the wrong. This was certainly the case with the original The Karate Kid trilogy, which started in 1984 and ended in 1989. More

Fargo (Season 4)

FX, Sundays 9 p.m.

Sep 27, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

Fargo fans should rest easy. Yes, Chris Rock has big (snow?) shoes to fill in season four of the wintery, bloody, folksy Midwestern crime series spun off from the Coen brothers’ landmark film. More

We Are Who We Are

HBO, Mondays at 10 p.m.

Sep 15, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

We Are Who We Are is the TV series debut of Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino. It strikes similar artistic tones to the famed Italian auteur’s previous work, while finding its own voice.  More

Lovecraft Country

HBO, Sundays at 9 p.m.)

Aug 17, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

Nothing is ever as it seems in Lovecraft Country, a new HBO anthology miniseries executive produced by Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams. The show, an adaptation of Matt Ruff’s 2016 novel of the same name, aims to juxtapose the work of famed horror author H.P. Lovecraft with the racial disparities in America during the Jim Crow Era. More

Betty

HBO, Fridays at 11 p.m.

May 01, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

The rumble of skateboard wheels on concrete is one of the most soothing sounds in the world. This is the both the underscore and overlay for HBO’s six-part series, Betty More

Beastie Boys Story

Apple TV+

Apr 24, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

Beastie Boys Story is a documentary in which the two living members of the group, Adam “Ad Rock” Horowitz and Michael “Mike D” Diamond narrate the history of the beloved trio on stage at the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, over the course of three nights, to a live audience while being filmed. More

Circus of Books

Netflix

Apr 22, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

There is more than one time in every person’s life when they think, “My family’s life could be a movie.” In the case of Rachel Mason, she put those thoughts into action with the documentary, Circus of Books, executive produced by Ryan Murphy (GleeAmerican Horror Story).  More