Legion Season Two Is Brazenly Inventive

FX’s psychedelic science-fiction thriller Legion is the most brazenly inventive series on TV — so determined to surprise, confound, and dazzle at every moment that you tend to lose track of what, exactly, is happening, what it means, and how much progress, if any, the plot has made since… [Read More...]

The X-Files Is Sublime in Season 11

There’s a moment in an upcoming episode of the new season of The X-Files that’ll bring a smile to the face of anyone who’s stuck with this show through thick and thin. FBI special agents Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) and Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) are in a cemetery, trying… [Read More...]

The Sinner Is a Superbly Executed Murder Mystery

In a TV era increasingly defined by trauma and violence, The Sinner still stands out. There’s only one savage act in the pilot of this USA Network drama about a woman named Cora Tannetti (Jessica Biel) who kills someone seemingly without motive, and it’s comparatively brief: It’s the incident that… [Read More...]