- April 8, 2013
- Don Draper’s Inferno
What Mad Men owes to Lost.
- April 23, 2012
- A Heartbeat Away
Vice-President Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays petty politics in HBO’s Veep.
- January 30, 2012
- Horse Power
Underdogs and character actors seek redemption in David Milch’s Luck.
- November 7, 2011
- Shock Value
American Horror Story is an allegory of worst-case scenarios, all visceral enough to work.
- October 3, 2011
- Under the Boardwalk
Why does HBO’s mob period drama often feel like a beautifully tailored empty suit?
- September 19, 2011
- What to Feed Your DVR
Pilot-surfing through the latest network offerings. (Don’t get too attached.)
- August 1, 2011
- My ‘Breaking Bad’ Bender
Our critic watches all 33 episodes of the acclaimed series Breaking Bad on DVD.
- March 28, 2011
- Depression Modern
Todd Haynes’s Mildred Pierce is a visually luscious tale of obsession—a mother’s with her daughter.
- February 7, 2011
- Don’t Write Off ‘Skins’ Just Yet
It’s got greasy, amoral potential.
- January 17, 2011
- Falling in Love Again
The grown-up charm of Episodes.