(Note: The following review covers the final eight episodes of Arrested Development‘s fifth season.) The Pitch: Following up on the events from the first half of the fifth season, the Bluth family finds itself in survival mode. Michael (Jason Bateman) is trying to wrestle back control of the Bluth company and regainRead More →

As the market continues to flood with a growing number of music, TV, and film streaming options, it’s going to become more and more likely that some will pair together in an effort to corner subscriber wallets. Two years ago, Spotify became one of the first major apps to breakRead More →

The prospect of Idris Elba hosting SNL has long been an enticing one — I mean, come on. It’s Idris Elba, the onetime Stringer Bell and the Internet’s perennial boyfriend. With his rugged good looks, British baritone, and intensely compelling screen presence, Elba’s captured the hearts (and thirst) of virtually everyoneRead More →

(Editor’s note: The following review covers the first four episodes of What We Do in the Shadows‘ debut season.) The Pitch: By now, Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s What We Do in the Shadows has existed in one form or another for over a decade. What started as a short filmRead More →

HBO’s airing of Leaving Neverland has put renewed scrutiny on Michael Jackson’s past relationships with underage boys. In response, several radio stations have ceased playing Jackson’s music; now we’ve learned of The Simpsons’ decision to pull its iconic episode featuring the pop singer. The 1991 episode, “Stark Raving Dad”, willRead More →

Mad About You is returning to television. After toiling away in development hell for years, the much-delayed revival has finally been given the greenlight, as Deadline reports it’s been picked up by Charter Communications’ premium content platform, Spectrum Originals. Original stars Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt will reprise their roles asRead More →

(Editor’s note: The following review covers the first two episodes of American Gods‘ second season.) The Pitch: Following the events of season one, Starz’s adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novel sees Old God Mr. Wednesday, aka Odin (Ian McShane), his trusty human bodyguard Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle), Shadow’s zombified wife Laura (EmilyRead More →