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    The Continental Is Built on a MiscalculationOnly one scene in a neon-lit nightclub and only one guy with a katana? Are we sure this is a John Wick series?
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    Daryl Dixon Is Stuck in a Walking Dead Feedback LoopThe more the zombie-apocalypse behemoth changes, the more it stays the same.
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    The Morning Show’s Third Season Is Crazy Enough to WorkApple TV+’s premiere prestige drama has embraced its true identity as a high-gloss soap.
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    One Piece Is the Joyful Exception That Proves the RuleNetflix adapts Eiichiro Oda’s epic, silly, radical anime in live action and manages the impossible: It works.
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    Telemarketers Calls It Like It Sees ItThe scrappy, compulsively watchable series upends a corrupt industry — and what we expect from documentaries in the first place.
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    Painkiller Wants This to HurtNetflix’s righteously angry opioid-epidemic miniseries refuses to humanize its villains.
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    High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Gets Away With ItDisney+’s extremely meta sorta-sequel series goes out with its heart on its sleeve.
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    Heartstopper Can’t Stop Asking If You’re Okay With ThisAs the tender teen romance series extends outward, it starts to feel notably careful, like it’s been written from a defensive stance.
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    Twisted Metal Runs on EmptyPeacock’s adaptation of the car-combat video-game series says “yes” to guns, wisecracks, and shit that looks dope, and “no” to thinking too hard.
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    Minx Unleashes a Tantalizing PairNow on Starz, the erotica-mag workplace comedy gets a fluff from two standout secondary performances.
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    Project Greenlight Is Great TV About Making a Not-Great MovieOnce again, an attempt to show off young Hollywood talent becomes an unwitting document of deep and pervasive fractures across the industry.
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    Last Call Sees What Most True Crime MissesLoving yet full of palpable fury, HBO’s docuseries will make you deeply sad, then even sadder that more true-crime stories aren’t told this way.
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    Boots the Myth-maticianI’m a Virgo lets the audacious filmmaker’s imagination run free.
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    Humiliating Carrie BradshawAnd Just Like That … stumbles into the future
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    The Bear Is a Different AnimalGood-bye to the restaurant known as the Beef. Hello to a looser, lighter season two.
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    Siren Goes OffNetflix’s brutal new K-reality competition elevates strategic gameplay to an art form.
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    Succession Made You Decide“Who will win?” is a question as appealing and empty as Tom and Shiv’s apartment. The much harder one has always been “What kind of show is this?”
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    Even If You Know Tina Turner’s Story, You Should Watch TinaThe HBO documentary is a comprehensive and moving look at the wild, inspiring life of a rock icon.
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    Universes Collide in American Born ChineseThere’s a tender, vibrant coming-of-age story in Disney+’s new series, if you can find it beneath all the tiresome celestial conflict.
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    Let Primo Fill the Feel-Good Comedy Void in Your LifeJust in case other formerly feel-good comedies are no longer working for you!
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    Drops of God Offers an Intoxicating PairingThe Apple TV+ manga adaptation overcomes clichéd writing to serve a series unlike anything else on TV.
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    Long Live the White House Correspondents’ DinnerHost Roy Wood Jr. and President Biden made a case for why this goofy event is important.
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    Queen Charlotte Is Bridgerton’s Diamond of the SeasonThe rumors are true: Netflix’s newest addition to the prequel set is a gem.
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    Somebody Somewhere Is a Sunday-Night Sigh of ReliefHBO’s Bridget Everett comedy is a perfect chaser to the heady cocktail of Succession and Barry.
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    Thank the Algorithm for Mrs. DavisTara Hernandez and Damon Lindelof’s new Peacock series is wild, occasionally confusing, and so, so worth it.
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    Barry’s Last LaughIn its concluding act, Bill Hader’s series gives in to the darkness.
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    Beef Feels BadBut who needs feel-good TV when Steven Yeun and Ali Wong make existential turmoil so compelling?
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    Succession Still Has a Few Surprises LeftIn its final season, the HBO juggernaut keeps redefining itself, charting new business battlefields and emotional terrain.
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    Yellowjackets Bites Off a Lot, But Not More Than It Can ChewAn ambitious and only occasionally unwieldily second season offers proof the Showtime hit could be in it for the long haul.
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    Swarm’s Most Dangerous DevotionThe Prime Video series about a murderous stan falls short in exploring the ways female companionship can be amplified into something more sinister.
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    Does Ted Lasso Know What He’s Doing? Does Ted Lasso, for That Matter?The third round of the Apple TV+ series seems unsure where to go next.
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    Perry Mason Has Solved the Case of Perry MasonSeason two of the HBO revival moves beyond its protagonist’s origin story and into the courtroom, and becomes the show it was meant to be.
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    Daisy Jones & The Six Is Too Big to Feel This SmallAn enjoyably indulgent but paper-thin adaptation shrinks Taylor Jenkins Reid’s best-selling novel into a claustrophobic love triangle.
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    Party Down Has Time on Its SideThe cultishly beloved cater-waiter comedy returns in peak form, using the 13-year gap between seasons to its best advantage.
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    Shrinking Desperately Wants You to Like ItThe new Apple TV+ comedy starring Jason Segel and Harrison Ford is as needy as its protagonist.
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    Poker Face Shows Its HandRian Johnson’s murder anti-mystery is direct, sturdy, and radically uninterested in catching viewers by surprise.
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    The Golden Globes Got Drunk on a Tuesday, and It Was Great Live TVFor the 2023 ceremony, the HFPA left self-importance to the less embattled awards shows and leaned into farce.
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    The Last of Us Will Invade Your PsycheThe HBO video-game adaptation is a reminder of how effective postapocalyptic storytelling can be no matter how well trod the territory.
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    The Real Cost of The White LotusThe best things — really all things — in life? They definitely are not free.
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    South Side Enters Its Golden AgeIn its fantastically funny third season, the Chicago-set comedy exudes a sense of unparalleled confidence.
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    Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain Make George & Tammy SingThe stars take what could have been a run-of-the-mill music biopic and infuse it with passion.
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    The Crown Wades Into a Royal MessThe choppy but absorbing fifth season of Netflix’s monarchical saga feels divorced from what came before.
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    The White Lotus Retracts Its FangsMike White’s HBO series remains well appointed and well acted in season two, but a creeping timidity undermines its satire.
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    Surrender to the Batshittery That Is The WatcherThis gleefully over-the-top limited series doesn’t always make sense, but it also embraces the fact that it doesn’t always make sense.
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    We’ve Drunk This Blood BeforeTwo vampire remakes are currently competing for TV audiences’ attention. Surprisingly, they both have teeth.
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    Kid Cudi’s Entergalactic Is Pretty, Affecting, and a Little Too SmoothThe new album and Netflix project hit their marks but will make you pine for something stranger.
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    The Problem With DahmerThe series states its aim to humanize those affected by the serial killer’s crimes, but it can’t resist a base attraction to its central monster.
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    Andor Is the Cure for Star Wars EnnuiThe franchise hasn’t felt this challenging, invigorating, or dangerous in quite some time.
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    The Rings of Power Is Too Big to FailPrime Video’s much-anticipated Lord of the Rings series is a best-case scenario for storytelling by monetary brute force.
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    The Patient Is All Killer, No FillerSteve Carell and Domhnall Gleeson deliver strong performances in a thought-provoking thriller that succeeds by keeping its focus narrow.
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