Theodore Melfi's Hidden Figures is not a groundbreaking film, but an old-fashioned, very entertaining film about some groundbreaking people.
Here at The Unaffiliated Critic, we appreciate the illusory, arbitrary promise of a fresh start as much as anyone. So here are my New Year's Resolutions for 2017.
There are many ways in which 2016 was a terrible, no-good, very bad year. But—in between terrible news stories and horrifying election results—television provided a ridiculous embarrassment of riches.
The sixth season finale of Game of Thrones finds women seizing control of the board. But who will these women need to become to hold onto power?
Four shows enter. Three shows suck.
The third week of the Fall 2016 premiere season brings a veritable cornucopia of new network shows—most of them far better than I expected.
In this week's installment of "First Look/Last Look," it's a bit of a mixed bag.
Every year in “First Look/Last Look,” I pan for TV gold in the fetid riverbed of the new fall season. This year, the first batch—surprisingly—is all gold.
"Battle of the Bastards" is a magnificent hour of television. But is it a great episode of Game of Thrones?
"No One" ever thinks they're the bad guy, but there comes a time when everyone has to ask themselves the question.