When Netflix recently released it on its platform (the first time the show could be legitimately accessed online in years), it was all my various video game and sci-fi geek websites could talk about. “Why you HAVE to watch Neon Genesis Evangelion,” “Why Neon Genesis Evangelion is the Greatest Anime of All Time” and similar stellar headlines graced my Google News feed. I’d already known the show’s reputation as one of the first anime to gain a following in the US. And the premise? A show about giant robots (“Evas”) in far-future Tokyo that fight bizarre monsters (“Angels”) rooted in Jewish mythology? I couldn’t help it. I had to see it for myself.
“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” turns down the darkness while elevating the artistry: it is a work of incredible beauty, far beyond the boundaries of the original film, “The Lord of the Rings” to Henson’s “Hobbit” It’s Netflix’s most ambitious, and arguably most successful, project to date, ten hours of limitless wonder in one of the most well-developed worlds since “Star Wars.”
Since the beginning, “Dear White People” has followed a group of students of color as they navigate the struggles of being a minority at an Ivy League university. While institutional inequalities facing the group were highlighted in previous seasons, season three focuses more on each character’s personal journey of self-realization.
If you can get over the fact that it’s largely unrealistic and a little rushed, Stranger Things’ third season has far exceeded the performance of its predecessors.
While “Black Mirror” is a brilliant series, certain episodes stand out more than others.
Now among the most-watched shows in Netflix history, “When They See Us” has reinvigorated a cry to fix our broken criminal justice system — serving as a resounding reminder of the inequality that plagues it.
A quick warning to all readers: Once you start “Killing Eve”, you will not be able to stop. It might be best to save it for after finals week. Did the last season of “Game of Thrones” disappoint you? Do you have nothing to watch now that you’ve seen “Avengers: Endgame” (and rewatched all of…
“What did you just say?” The man slams his drink on the table and rises from his seat, about to confront our protagonist. A sudden hush falls across the room. It’s the set up for a fight you’ve seen happen a million times, and in the first episode of “Warrior” you’re going to see it…