Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2

Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2

Obi-Wan KenobiImage: Lucasfilm There’s a moment early on in the first episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi‘s two-part premiere that, while an astute observation about how the Jedi work as characters, it seems explicitly designed to be an explanation for why everything happens the way it does: Reva, the Sith Inquisitor known as Third Sister (Moses Ingram), … Read more

Here’s everything coming to and leaving Hulu in June 2022

Here’s everything coming to and leaving Hulu in June 2022

Bowen Yang, Joel Kim Booster in fire islandscreenshot: Searchlight Pictures/Youtube The saying goes that April showers bring May flowers, but what does June bring? A bunch of newly added films and shows onto Hulu, that’s what. This month marks the arrival of the queer rom-com fire islandsaid to be a modern twist on Jane Austen’s … Read more

Here’s everything coming to and leaving Netflix in June 2022

Here’s everything coming to and leaving Netflix in June 2022

Juancho Hernangomez and Adam Sandler in hustleImage: Netflix We’re somehow almost in the hot, sticky month of June and with a new month comes Netflix and its juicy new content to consume. Although the NBA season is coming to a close, the Sandman has got you basketball lovers covered with his new film hustle. Starring … Read more

Akiva Schaffer on Chip ‘N Dale & underrated Lonely Island songs

Akiva Schaffer on Chip ‘N Dale & underrated Lonely Island songs

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and John Mulaney at the premiere of Chip’n Dale: Rescue Rangersphoto: Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images (Getty Images) After helming both music videos (“I’m On A Boat”) and feature films (Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping) built around simple jokes, it’s no surprise that Disney chose The Lonely Island alum Akiva Schaffer … Read more

Season 3, Episode 10, “Tarrare”

Season 3, Episode 10, “Tarrare”

Adriyan Rae as Candice, Zazie Beetz as Van, Shanice Castro as Shanice, and Xosha Roquemore as Xosha in atlantaphoto: Roger Do Minh/FX atlanta‘s ambition has known no bounds this season. Ten episodes that were publicized as taking place on a European tour have taken us far from the show’s primary characters, into a variety of … Read more

Everything we know about Obi-Wan Kenobi

Everything we know about Obi-Wan Kenobi

Ewan McGregor in Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney+); Darth Vader as seen in Rogue One (Screenshot: Disney+)graphic: Jimmy Hasse Assuming you don’t count his cameos in the sequels, it’s been 17 years since Ewan McGregor took up the mantle of Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi. The (famously divisive) Star Wars prequels saw McGregor color in the larger-than-life outline … Read more

Emmy Rossum on her transformation in Angelyne

Emmy Rossum on her transformation in Angelyne

Emmy Rossum is unrecognizable in Peacock’s five-part limited series angelyne, the star and executive producer’s four-years-in-the-making passion project. She transforms everything, from her voice to her appearance to her, to play the titular real-life character, who rose to popularity after several enigmatic billboards of her popped up in LA in the ’80s. Her real identity … Read more

A New Era, from Julian Fellowes

A New Era, from Julian Fellowes

Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, and Laura Carmichael in Downton Abbey: A New EraImage: Ben Blackall / 2022 Focus Features LLC Rejoice, Downtonians! Downton Abbey: A New Era is a worthy entry into Julian Fellowes’ beloved franchise. You were right to be concerned, of course. The acclaimed TV drama’s first foray onto the big screen, 2019’s … Read more

A review of Disney+’s Chip ‘N Dale: Rescue Rangers

A review of Disney+’s Chip ‘N Dale: Rescue Rangers

Andy Samberg and John Mulaney voice Dale and Chip, respectively, in Disney+’s Chip ‘N Dale: Rescue RangersImage: Courtesy of Disney Enterprises, Inc. It seems like a hip, ingenious idea: hire a few of The Lonely Island guys and a few of the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend writers to deliver a fresh, off-kilter take on an animated Disney … Read more

Season 6, episode 6 “Axe And Grind”

Season 6, episode 6 “Axe And Grind”

Christopher Kelly and Rhea Seehorn in Better Call Saulphoto: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television fans of Better Call Saul‘s predecessor have debated: Did Walter White really spend that series’ five seasons breaking bad, or did he simply finally find his way to his true self? Perhaps that question, considering the nuance Saul has spun for her, … Read more