Mike Hale c.2021 The New York Times

Mike Hale c.2021 The New York Times

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Review: ‘Landscapers’ is not your typical true-crime love story

“Landscapers” recounts the case, but the crime is one element in Susan and Chris’ love story, a star-crossed tale of two damaged people constructing a world in which they can survive, at least…

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Best TV shows of 2021

The subject matter includes class conflict, civil war, the threat to democracy and multiple pandemics.

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Review: ‘Dr. Brain,’ your new South Korean TV crush

“Dr. Brain” has not received the launch that you might expect for a miniseries made by a significant South Korean filmmaker, one that’s an important building block in Apple TV+’s attempt to…

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Beyond Chucky: Frightening alternatives for Halloween TV

“Midnight Mass” has the same emphasis on chilly, foreboding atmosphere as the earlier shows, but it seems to benefit from not being tied to a specific literary source. 

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Haven't watched 'Squid Game'? Here's what you're not missing

What is 'Squid Game' about? When you look past the ornament and the action, one thing you see is an utterly traditional, and thoroughly predictable, band-of-brothers and -sisters melodrama

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Review: What if ‘Star Wars’ really were Japanese?

'Star Wars: Visions': The 13- to 22-minute films were created by a variety of Japanese anime studios, making the project an instance of both cross-cultural collaboration and mutual hommage.

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