The Lure Review: Finally, a Musical About Killer Mermaids

The Lure is a playful yet mature dive into the weird. Titled Córki dancingu in Poland, which translates to Daughters of the Dance Club, a much more appropriate though less American audience-friendly

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Review: If You’ve Made it This Far…

If I’m honest with myself, I found plenty to enjoy in this supposed finale of the Resident Evil franchise. But let’s get one thing out of the way, these are bad movies.

Arrow: “Who Are You?” Season 5 Episode 10 Review

The question on every Arrow fan’s lips since the mid-season finale has been “how could Laurel Lance possibly be back?” The answer is as simple as the one the writers gave to the press

Homeland: “The Man in the Basement” Season 6 Episode 2 Review

There’s a twist of sorts in “The Man in the Basement” that seems obvious in retrospect, but at the moment took me off guard. The season six premiere did some much needed

The Red Turtle Review: An Overstated Visual Feast

Watching The Red Turtle is like walking through an art gallery that tells you a specific, linear story. Each and every frame of Studio Ghibli’s collaboration with French distributor Wild Bunch is like a

Star Wars Rebels: “Trials of the Darksaber” Season 3 Episode 13 Review

In my years of covering television, there’s never been a show I’ve reviewed as maddeningly uneven as Star Wars Rebels. But the highs make it worth it. Finally, we’ve gotten one with “Trials

A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 1 Review: A Series of Unexpected Delights

Daniel Handler’s acerbic young adult novels finally get their due in a Netflix series that’s much more whimsical than its title (and theme song) would have you believe.

The xx “I See You” Review

The xx are back, with a more diverse sound from their suddenly-famous DJ.

Star Wars Rebels: “Warhead” Season 3 Episode 12 Review

Nothing happened in “Warhead.” Nothing. Several things that have to happen later in the season were re-alluded to, but not really even inched forward. We know Kallus is Fulcrum. We know Thrawn

Underworld: Blood Wars Review: Vampires and Werewolves Play the Game of Thrones

On my way to the theater to watch Blood Wars, the fifth episode in the Underworld franchise that, like many of its vampiric characters, simply refuses to die, I was recounting what