Films about struggling moms and toxic masculinity should challenge traditional gender roles, not applaud them.
The comedy series doesn’t feel didactic—despite the fact that it features actual moral philosophy lessons.
In three seasons, the show offered many different perspectives on how faith is made, formed, and lost.
The sitcom offers a complex and funny look at ethnicity, gender, and faith.
Rectify is unlike any series I've watched. Its slow burn reveals the viewer as well as the characters in the story.
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street uses a combination of magic and realism that depicts real life far better than any other family television show I've seen.
Scandal and New Girl are not ordinarily “about” race. But as national conversations on police violence intensify, they’ve stepped into the discussion.
I have always watched TV in community. In many ways these communities of shared stories have shaped the stories I tell about my life.
Cohle and Hart are magnetic and unforgettable. But True Detective's existential heft never exceeds the palaver of a 101 class.
In The Walking Dead, there's a crucifix at a Baptist church. Why don't producers check such details with somebody who is actually religious?