American Horror Story: Apocalypse- “Apocalypse Then” (S8E10)

Finales are always a difficult thing to get right as there's always the issue of making sure the viewers get the answers to all of their questions, getting the pacing right and ensuring a satisfying conclusion. American Horror Story has always had issues when it comes to their finales in that they always seem rushed …

Bearing Witness to Love and Hate in Doctor Who’s “Demons of the Punjab”

Every family has their secrets—and some are too painful to talk about. When Yaz’s grandmother Umbreen gifts Yaz with a shattered watch but won’t tell her anything else about it, there’s just one thing to do—travel back in time. After all, she tells the Doctor, “What’s the point in having a mate with a time …

The Romanoffs: Panorama

a man and a woman walk across a street in sunshine

Our coverage of the 8-part Amazon Prime series The Romanoffs from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner continues with Lindsay Stamhuis's analysis of the sixth episode, "Panorama" If there's one thing that can be said about Matt Weiner's rather sprawling 8-part series, it's this: it certainly doesn't shy away from the realities of the haves vs. the have-nots. We've encountered Romanov/Romanoff …

American Horror Story: Apocalypse – “Fire and Reign” (S8E9)

Episode 9 “Fire and Reign” (written by Asha Michelle Wilson and directed by Jennifer Arnold) was a solid penultimate episode tying together some loose ends in spite of a brief detour to 1918 Siberia and setting up the pieces for next week’s Season 8 finale, or for Season 9 depending on who you ask. This …

Light in Dark Times: Doctor Who’s “The Tsuranga Conundrum” Continues Its Journey Towards Hope

A pilot with a weak heart. A cute but dangerous alien dead set on draining a medical ship of its energy. Male pregnancy and the hardships of being a parent. All these obstacles and more make up the bulk of “The Tsuranga Conundrum.” The episode starts simply enough, with the Doctor and her companions surveying …