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The Boys

  1. overnights
    The Boys Recap: Knowing You’re the HeroHomelander and Butcher continue to unravel ahead of their big showdown.
  2. how to herogasm
    6 Behind-the-Scenes Details About the Superhero Orgy in The Boys’ ‘Herogasm’The stickiest episode yet.
  3. overnights
    The Boys Recap: The Top of the Food Chain“Herogasm” is a culmination of most of the character arcs this season, upping the stakes for the rest of the season.
  4. chat room
    Paul Reiser Initially Turned Down His Role in The Boys“It was a little bit rough for me.”
  5. overnights
    The Boys Recap: No More SecretsWith Soldier Boy on the scene and Homelander’s continued spiraling to the top, The Boys is heating up.
  6. overnights
    The Boys Recap: Bad ProductAnd just like that, the Seven mutiny is over before it even began.
  7. overnights
    The Boys Recap: Down for the CauseDespite a few excellent moments, The Boys is retreading old ground and overlooking too many characters.
  8. overnights
    The Boys Recap: The Real HeroIt’s Homelander’s party, and he can go Nazis if he wants to.
  9. overnights
    The Boys Season-Premiere Recap: PeacetimeWhat does peacetime look like for The Boys?
  10. tv review
    The Boys Needs a New Punch LineThere’s something to be said for consistency, but some variety or nuance would be nice too.
  11. summer preview
    What Summer TV Experience Are You Looking for?Return to the ’80s, fly alongside a dragon, or travel to the cosmos — your couch plans are set with summer’s new and returning series.
  12. balls
    The Boys Animated Spinoff Looks Like Junk, LiterallyThey’re going balls to the wall.
  13. two friends
    Jane Levy Gently Informs Jack Quaid That He’s a HottieHow does he not know?
  14. barry recommends
    Barack Obama Had a Good Time Watching Congressional Heads Explode on The BoysHe also recommends The Good Place, Mrs. America, and the sexy chess show.
  15. super spoilers
    11 Lingering The Boys Questions Season 3 Needs to AnswerWhat does the future hold for Homelander, Billy Butcher, the Seven (the Five?), and the show’s new weekly format? We have some thoughts.
  16. role muddles
    The Boys Is the End of the Superhero As We Know ItThe dark satire’s second season has illuminated the rotten core of superheroism, and cast our collective obsession with it in an unflattering light.
  17. overnights
    The Boys Season-Finale Recap: Thoughts and PrayersWhat will motivate Billy Butcher now?
  18. behind the seams
    The Boys Is a Microcosm of Modern Supersuit DesignThe series’ supersuit designer explains how the Seven’s looks both reflect and satirize the evolution of superhero costuming in the 21st century.
  19. overnights
    The Boys Recap: What a Wonderful WorldThe often-poisonous connection between parent and offspring powers a strong episode that sets up a violent conclusion to season two.
  20. chat room
    The Boys’s Aya Cash on the ‘Complicated Decision’ to Play Stormfront“There are these people who are spewing hatred, but it’s wrapped in this cute, smart, almost punk type of thing.”
  21. overnights
    The Boys Recap: Down the Road and Back AgainHm, Stormfront and Lamplighter’s super-experimentation feels familiar somehow … Oh. Right.
  22. overnights
    The Boys Recap: Power CoupleThe Boys’ new weekly release schedule doesn’t do a transitional, wheel-spinning episode like this one any favors.
  23. overnights
    The Boys Recap: Dancing With MyselfHomelander is having a full-blown identity crisis, and dealing with it in typical Homelander fashion.
  24. overnights
    The Boys Recap: Second WindThe Seven has a new lunatic in the big chair. God help us all.
  25. overnights
    The Boys Recap: God ComplexSince Homelander lost power with the Seven, he needs to reclaim it with his son.
  26. overnights
    The Boys Season-Premiere Recap: Storm CloudsThe season begins with the Seven down to only five and Homelander stepping into Stillwell’s role — or so he thinks.
  27. tv review
    The Boys Are Back to Blow Your Mind, Literally and FigurativelyGleefully violent as ever, Amazon’s dark superhero story ups the ante on its most suggestive ideas about media image-making and corporate control.
  28. overnights
    The Boys Season Finale Recap: Masters of the UniverseA strong finale ends on a cliffhanger that sets the table for a very different second season.
  29. overnights
    The Boys Recap: InjusticeAs Butcher’s back story gets filled out, Starlight’s bad week just keep getting worse.
  30. overnights
    The Boys Recap: Fallen AngelsThe best episode yet finally strikes a balance of character, humor, and plot, and creates legitimate anticipation for what comes next.
  31. overnights
    The Boys Recap: New GodsThe Believe Expo sets the stage for Starlight to pull back the curtain on superheroism and the false Gods that come with it.
  32. overnights
    The Boys Recap: Danger GirlThe investigation into Compound V and whatever is going on with A-Train leads the Boys to a mute killing machine.
  33. overnights
    The Boys Recap: X-FactorThe meta commentary and universe-building have been fun, but it’s time to get to the meat of this story.
  34. overnights
    The Boys Recap: Damage ControlA talky episode finds the series trying to develop its own voice as it moves further away from the source material.
  35. tv review
    The Boys Transcends the Dark, Gritty Superhero SlogThe new Amazon series’s cynical, superpowered world is nothing new, but some of its points about that world are.
  36. overnights
    The Boys Series Premiere Recap: What If …The new Amazon series introduces us to the dark side of a world, not that different from our own, in which absolute superpower corrupts absolutely.
  37. season renewals
    Amazon Decides to Bring Back The Boys for a Second Season Ahead of Series DebutThe superhero drama premieres on July 26.
  38. The Stars of The Boys Reveal What Their Superpowers Would BeFrom teleporting to talking to animals.
  39. Chace Crawford Was Nervous to Try on His Supersuit for Amazon’s The BoysThere’s slight padding involved.
  40. chat room
    Chace Crawford on Charlie Says, The Boys, and His Captain America Audition“There was just no way, even if they wanted to cast me, that it would’ve worked out time-wise.”
  41. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Developing ‘The Boys’ Comic as a Cinemax TV […]Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are looking to the work of Garth Ennis again for their next TV project. According to Deadline, Rogen, Goldberg, […]
  42. not-so-superheroes
    Cinemax, Rogen, Goldberg Developing The BoysIt’s from the comics writer who did Preacher, too.
  43. Adam McKay Is Ditching Comedies to Make an R-Rated ‘Anti-Superhero Movie’What’s with the directors of major comedies moving on to direct distinctly non-comedic projects? First Greg Mottola signs on to direct Aaron […]
  44. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Molina, McConaugheyPlus: Linda Hamilton to play ‘Chuck”s long-lost mother.
  45. the industry
    David Fincher Sucked Into a ‘Black Hole’It’s graphic-novel day in Hollywood. Plus: Backward theater news!