In its second season, Jessica Jones became more like a traditional superhero show - but in doing so, did it lose some of its human insight?
Collateral is pointedly not a whodunnit, nor even necessarily a crime drama - it's a piece fascinated by individuals and personal power within institutions.
Having a more flexible runtime is supposed to be an advantage of online television - but just how much of a benefit is it?
Trauma is fascinated by death and its impact, showing how grief ultimately unravels the lives of Dan Bowker (John Simm) and Jon Allerton (Adrian Lester)
Describing Hard Sun as a “pre-apocalyptic crime drama” is a misrepresentation of the show - it never leaves the confines of the police procedural genre.
Channel 4's Kiri was an engaging drama that raised several questions - but it offered few answers, and lacked a proper resolution.
(Some of the) reasons why Hell Bent is Steven Moffat's best episode of Doctor Who, one of Peter Capaldi's best episodes, & one of the best companion exits.
An analysis of the trailer for The Handmaid's Tale Season 2, and new details released about the series - who will Marisa Tomei play? What is the resistance?
Star Trek has its own strengths, its own appeal, and its own identity. Star Trek: Discovery isn’t Game of Thrones, and it shouldn’t try to be.
With spoilers, here's a look at how Black Mirror's USS Callister posits a perfect metaphor for nerd culture in 2017, and how to fix it.
“No one wants complexity and reality from us,” declares the Queen Mother in The Crown. But that’s what 'Beryl' delivers, candid and intimate as it is.
Babylon Berlin, a noir mystery set against a backdrop of political intrigue &revolutionary fervour, carries itself with an entirely deserved confidence.
Allegories of Nazis are prevalent across our media - but what's the result of that? Does it normalise them - or worse, does it fictionalise them?
The Marvel Netflix shows have been hit or miss ratio; it would have been easy for The Punisher to fail as well. That it didn’t is a welcome surprise.
Channel 4's new show The End of the F***ing World is an absolute gem of a series, one that is absolutely worth your time.
Kit Harington in a medieval thriller invites comparison to Game of Thrones, but it doesn’t take long to realise Gunpowder is a drama with its own identity.
Star Trek: Discovery’s fifth episode, Choose Your Pain, introduced Lt. Ash Tyler, a Klingon prisoner of war. Something about Tyler doesn’t quite seem right – Captain Lorca was quick to point out that his story of being held prison by the Klingons didn’t quite add up, given how long he’d survived. Of course, just because one slightly suspicious human is introduced at the same time as a Klingon character is suspiciously absent doesn’t mean they’re the same individual – correlation is not causation, after all.
Designated Survivor has been left behind by real-life politics, and as it scrambles to keep up it's lost sight of the show it wants to be.