Something is happening in the US consciousness that’s making people grasp for things that feel comforting and familiar because they grew up with them.
The show reminds us, poignantly, that some people we lose way before they die.
The Wire’s David Simon is one of the most important auteurs of his time.
The only charitable thing we can really say about True Detective’s second season is that it’s over.
Pop culture juggernaut Game of Thrones is returning to the US on 7 April, and the hit HBO series will be simulcast in the UK, showing just how big its fandom has grown—and highlighting the tensions that can arise when programmes have international viewers who don’t like being spoiled by those in earlier time zones …
Madeline Sackler’s film is utterly captivating as art and activism are blurred into a fight for survival of the physical and spiritual self.
The very fact that we’re depicting gay men on television in the first place is astounding, and it’s even more astonishing to see them depicted in a way that isn’t sensationalised.
HBO isn’t all bloody dramas and sex. It’s also witty, sharp comedies.
Something in the air, and the economy, seems to be driving creators to work out their darker story arcs.
Sorkin may think little of blogs and Twitter, but they are a growing and legitimate part of the media landscape, and something that he will need to face if he wants his critiques of modern media—and there are critiques to be made—taken seriously.