Media

Rev.

Created by Tom Hollander and James Wood

I feared that Rev. would reprise the saccharine sweetness of The Vicar of Dibley. Episode one set me straight.

Breaking Bad

Created by Vince Gilligan

Each time Walter White gets away with something, I can't help cheering him on—while also shuddering at his depravity and my own complicity.

Once Upon a TimeMirror, Mirror and Snow White and the Huntsman

Several current tales of Snow White nod at feminist critique—while leaving the old paradigms for female power and beauty intact.

Sherlock

Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss

Theologians have long posited an omniscient God. The British TV show Sherlock delights us with an omniscient human being.

Game of Thrones

Created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss

It seems like all anyone wants to talk about is power. And the best show on television about power is Game of Thrones.