Daredevil Recap: Hey Matt, Remember Your Friends?

Daredevil can’t build momentum to save its life. Why does it have a baffling compulsion to follow up its show-stopper episodes by … stopping the show? When done right, this can admittedly be effective—“Aftermath” was a very good episode that did a lot of work to do narrative justice… [Read More...]

What’s Leaving HBO: August 2017

Each month, several films and TV shows leave HBO’s catalogue. We provide a list of departing titles and recommend a few standouts so you can watch them before they’re gone forever (or are just available on a different site). For more comprehensive coverage of the best titles available on HBO… [Read More...]

Zoo Recap: Mansdale vs. the Volcano

I’d like to apologize. For a brief moment of darkness last week, I called Zoo boring. Forgive me. I’ll never do it again. Because Zoo responded by throwing a man into a volcano.Let me back up, because that’s precisely what Zoo does in this week’s episode: “Drop It Like… [Read More...]

Catastrophe Recap: Ed Sheeran’s Traffic Jam

Catastrophe’s extremely short seasons are marvels of economy. Each one can feel like a breezy watch, even as it’s offering remarkably dense half-hours of television. There’s a tremendous amount to unpack in every episode, and given the amount of work that Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney… [Read More...]