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‘American Horror Story: 1984’ a perfect ode to 80s slasher films

‘American Horror Story: 1984’ a perfect ode to 80s slasher films

Brian Gilbert, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2019

For those obsessed with the horror genre and the 1980s, season nine of “American Horror Story” (AHS) already perfectly captures the mood, music and atmosphere of the 80s only two episodes in. The last two seasons of “AHS” were both intriguing and bold, commenting on politics and religion, but f...

Despite some amusing humor, cynicism, ‘Catch-22’ never rises to ‘must-see’ TV

Despite some amusing humor, cynicism, ‘Catch-22’ never rises to ‘must-see’ TV

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

May 28, 2019

It’s a scene late in episode two of Hulu’s “Catch-22” miniseries, based on the classic 1961 novel by Joseph Heller. Air Force Sergeant John Yossarian (Christopher Abbott) walks along the sunburnt tarmac on the Italian island of Pianosa, arguing with the skinny, rulebound Clevinger (Pico Alexander)....

“Line of Duty” 5th season provides thrilling window into police corruption

“Line of Duty” 5th season provides thrilling window into police corruption

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

May 13, 2019

Are police officers secretly engaging in complicity with organized crime? In “Line of Duty,” you can bet they are. And in the unnamed U.K. city where the show is set, it’s up to Anticorruption Unit 12 to bring in the “bent coppers” who are committing criminal acts while betraying the public...

What’s Fresh in Comedy

What’s Fresh in Comedy

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 6, 2019

I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson   From the mind of “Saturday Night Live” alum Tim Robinson comes Netflix’s “I Think You Should Leave,” an offbeat and consistently funny new sketch comedy show. The first season is comprised of just six 20-minute episodes, all of which ar...

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