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Olivia Colman in HBO’s ‘Landscapers’: TV Review

Olivia Colman and David Thewlis play an unassuming couple accused of murder in this pastiche of true crime and Hollywood homage.

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Olivia Colman in HBO’s ‘Landscapers’: TV Review

Olivia Colman and David Thewlis play an unassuming couple accused of murder in this pastiche of true crime and Hollywood homage.

Nat Geo’s ‘The Hot Zone: Anthrax’: TV Review

National Geographic spins off its 2019 Ebola miniseries with a six-episode drama about the 2001 anthrax panic, featuring Daniel Dae Kim and Tony Goldwyn.

HBO’s ‘How To with John Wilson’ Season 2: TV Review

Quirky documentarian John Wilson returns for a six-episode second season that tackles wine appreciation, real estate investment and 'Avatar' fandom, among other topics.

Kevin Hart and Wesley Snipes in Netflix’s ‘True Story’: TV Review

The seven-episode drama revolves around two brothers, one of them a movie star and stand-up comic whose life goes into a downward spiral.

‘TV’s Top 5’: How Showtime’s ‘Yellowjackets’ Puts a New and Chilling Spin on ‘Lord of the Flies’

Welcome to Episode 145 of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter‘s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the…

AMC+’s ‘Anna’: TV Review

Niccolò Ammaniti's six-episode limited series is the Sicilian pandemic fairy tale for grown-ups that you didn't know you needed.

Amazon’s ‘The Wheel of Time’: TV Review

Rosamund Pike leads the ensemble in a long-awaited adaptation of Robert Jordan's multivolume epic fantasy series.

Hulu’s ‘Marvel’s Hit-Monkey’: TV Review

Aided by the ghost of a dead assassin voiced by Jason Sudeikis, a Japanese macaque dons a suit and sunglasses and goes on an animated killing spree targeting the yakuza in this adaptation of a…

‘Messwood’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2021

Two Milwaukee-area public schools, one predominantly white and the other predominantly Black, form a unified high school football team in this documentary from Emily Kuester and Brad Lichtenstein.

Paramount+’s ‘Mayor of Kingstown’: TV Review

Jeremy Renner plays a problem solver in a prison town in a new drama from Taylor Sheridan whose title you shouldn't confuse with 'Mare of Easttown,' but probably will.

How Hulu’s ‘The Great’ Balances Fact, Fiction and Funny in Season 2

Welcome to Episode 144 of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter‘s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the…

AMC+’s ‘Ragdoll’: TV Review

A serial killer is cutting up his victims and stitching them together in creepy ways in a London-set thriller featuring a darker-than-normal turn from 'Pretty Little Liars' star Lucy Hale.