The rising star’s stand-up special My Favorite Shapes and show Los Espookys, both on HBO, filter the politics of immigration through magical realism
A timely documentary about the backslide into dictatorship reveals some uncomfortable home truths in the US
US comedian Tim Robinson is changing comedy – a few minutes at a time
The disaster was not a ‘uniquely’ Soviet problem
The fantasy series’ nihilistic refusal of meaning is the bravest TV finale since ‘The Sopranos’
As the BBC comedy ends its second series, its wide acclaim and supposedly universal appeal begs questioning
In the age of #MeToo, does the recent proliferation of films and TV shows about serial murderers hint at a troubling resurgence of sociopathic masculinity?
A visual homage to the Netflix documentary
Despite the ‘golden age of television’ now behind us, several convincing and self-confident series caught our attention
This week Timotheus Vermuelen shares his cultural highs and lows. First up: Broad City Season 3
The artist's delirious new satire explores happiness, consumerism and corporate power
At least five current TV shows include the word ‘girl’ in their title. What’s going on?