Author: Judy Berman

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It's hard to believe that anyone was clamoring for The Conners, but—surprise!—the new sitcom is everything the Roseanne revival should have been. [Read More]
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Charmed is back, and it's hell-bent on courting an audience of Gen Z feminists. [Read More]
There's some irony in the fact that a seemingly unstructured, low-concept Japanese series has managed to tell a love story that feels more authentic and... [Read More]
In her 20s, Lena Dunham built a multimedia empire around the maxim "write what you know." But one young life can fuel only so many... [Read More]
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Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner could have avoided this dissonance by taking significantly more or less from the original. [Read More]
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The Romanoffs isn't a period piece—it's a madcap, fascinating yet uneven anthology series that follows contemporary characters who claim to be descendants of the slain... [Read More]
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In his anthology series The Romanoffs, Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner dreams up operatic scenarios straight out of classic Russian novels. [Read More]
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The season demonstrated how a hypocritical criminal justice system can ensnare a whole class of people for life... [Read More]
Tags: Justice - System - Call
As its finale revealed, Better Call Saul's fourth season was a blistering indictment of the American justice system. [Read More]
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The Netflix miniseries Maniac is set in New York, but something about its version of the city feels distinctly off. At first, the discrepancies between... [Read More]
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Netflix's Maniac is like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and 2001: A Space Odyssey—mind-bending movies that are exhilarating to watch. [Read More]
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TV is the dominant popular art form of the decade, if not the century. But you wouldn't have known it from watching the 2018 Emmy... [Read More]
Tags: Emmy Awards - TV - Vital
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Everyone's favorite self-destructive horse is back with another season of dark, witty misery. Ready for more? Here's where we left off. [Read More]
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Sera Gamble and Caroline Kepnes discuss the new Lifetime stalker (and romantic!) thriller, which is based on a novel by Ms. Kepnes. [Read More]
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It's not enough to make list after list. The Turning the Tables project seeks to suggest alternatives to the traditional popular music canon, and to... [Read More]
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Things got ugly at the end of this gothic HBO mystery series. They were also maybe a bit confusing. The world's TV writers have thoughts. [Read More]
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The HBO mini-series concluded Sunday night by reminding us, yet again, that there is something rotten at the core of the Crellin clan. [Read More]
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This week Camille comes to two alarming conclusions. [Read More]
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Camille is struggling mightily to escape devolving into the wild, miserable, victimized cheerleader she was in high school. [Read More]
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Not much happens in 'Insecure,' but that's kind of the point. The HBO comedy follows Issa Rae's less successful alter ego Issa Dee... [Read More]
Tags: Insecure - Issa - kind
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