Cooper Raiff – writer, director, and lead of a dramedy about the perils of youthful fantasy – is a star. Continue reading ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’ is Cooper Raiff’s Heartfelt Ode to Restless Youth
Mahershala Ali finally gets a starring vehicle, but the film is too modest with its intriguing premise to deserve him. Continue reading The Contemplative Sci-Fi Drama ‘Swan Song’ Plays It Too Safe
After a year of qualified highs (Spider-Man: No Way Home) and lows (The Last Duel and West Side Story), I reassess my argument that Hollywood needs to go all-in on digital distribution. Continue reading One Year Later, Hollywood Still Needs to Accept its Streaming Future
Apart from a potentially star-making turn by Jordan Alexander, your time on HBO Max is better spent bingeing the original rich teen soap. Continue reading ‘Gossip Girl’ is Proof We’re Trapped in Reboot Hell
The follow-up to ‘The Haunting of Hill House” packs a wallop; it’ll just take some time to get there. Continue reading ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ Sits on Shaky but Emotional Ground
COVID-19 has created the largest captive audience in modern history; movie studios shouldn’t squander it. Continue reading Hollywood Needs to Accept its Streaming Future
The HBO fantasy series’ deeply unpopular ending ruined its long-term prospects by depleting its replay value and squandering years of goodwill. Continue reading Why ‘Game of Thrones’ is the Most Forgotten Show of All Time
Jennifer Aniston’s TV comeback could be the saving grace of Apple’s fledgling streaming service. Continue reading Is Apple’s The Morning Show Worth Another Streaming Service?