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‘Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields’ Review: A Timely Doc About Hollywood, Hyper-Sexualization and a Star’s Resilience

The two-part Hulu documentary looks at Shields' career, from the unsettling '80s stardom of 'Pretty Baby' and 'Blue Lagoon' to her journey toward finding her voice and her agency.

‘The Power’ Review: Toni Collette and John Leguizamo in an Amazon Sci-Fi Thriller Full of Untapped Potential

Based on Naomi Alderman's novel, the series is set in a world suddenly transformed when teenage girls develop the ability to generate electric jolts from their fingertips.

Critic’s Notebook: Capitalism and TV Today, a Love/Hate Story

In an ironic twist, some of the biggest perpetrators of corporate ruthlessness in the entertainment industry are currently producing several of the most honest portraits of our bleak economic moment.

‘Unstable’ Review: Rob Lowe and Son John Owen Lowe Make a Winning Pair in a Netflix Comedy That Keeps the Focus on Fun

An eccentric entrepreneur's son comes to work for him in a comedy the Lowes co-created with Victor Fresco ('Santa Clarita Diet').

‘The Big Door Prize’ Review: Chris O’Dowd in an Apple TV+ Charmer That Stumbles Over Its Ambitions

This new half-hour dramedy from a 'Schitt's Creek' producer explores the impact of a mysterious fortune-telling machine on a small town.

‘Great Expectations’ Review: Olivia Colman in an FX/Hulu Dickens Adaptation That Strains for Edginess

The Oscar winner stars as Miss Havisham alongside Fionn Whitehead as Pip in a gritty version of the Charles Dickens classic from writer Steven Knight ('Peaky Blinders').

‘Rabbit Hole’ Review: Kiefer Sutherland Struggles to Hold Together Paramount+’s Messy Espionage Series

The '24' star delves into the world of corporate espionage in a show from John Requa and Glenn Ficarra ('This Is Us').

‘Up Here’ Review: Hulu’s Musical Rom-Com Never Lives Up to Its Pedigree

Mae Whitman and Carlos Valdes star in a series with songs by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez ('Frozen') and scripts from Danielle Sanchez-Witzel ('New Girl') and Steven Levenson ('Dear Evan Hansen').

‘The Night Agent’ Review: Netflix’s Pleasantly Pulpy New Spy Series

Gabriel Basso plays a young FBI agent whose dead-end assignment connects him to a deadly conspiracy in Shawn Ryan's adaptation of the novel by Matthew Quirk.

Critics’ Conversation: ‘Succession’ Sets Up Its Endgame, Hilarity and Darkness Intact

The Hollywood Reporter TV critics Daniel Fienberg and Angie Han take a largely spoiler-free look at the start of the fourth and final season for HBO's Emmy-winning 'Succession.'

‘Yellowjackets’ Review: Season 2 of Showtime Sensation Is Alternately Terrific and Tedious

The series starring Melanie Lynskey, Christina Ricci, Juliette Lewis and many more returns for more '90s-set survival adventures and present-day mysteries.

‘Beef’ Review: Steven Yeun and Ali Wong Dazzle in Netflix’s Riveting Existential Revenge Dramedy

The actors star as two strangers who become embroiled in an escalating feud following a road-rage incident in the series created by Lee Sung Jin ('Dave').

‘Lucky Hank’ Review: Bob Odenkirk Is Unsurprisingly Great in an AMC Campus Dramedy That’s Still Figuring Itself Out

Odenkirk plays the eternally frustrated head of a college English department in a series adaptation of Richard Russo's novel 'Straight Man.'

‘Agent Elvis’ Review: Matthew McConaughey Voices Elvis Presley in Supremely Silly Netflix Animated Comedy

Elvis moonlights as a globe-trotting secret agent in a new series featuring Priscilla Presley among its creators.

‘Extrapolations’ Review: Meryl Streep and Kit Harington Lead Starry but Stodgy Apple TV+ Climate Change Drama

Edward Norton, Marion Cotillard and Daveed Diggs also appear in these eight interconnected stories about the future of our environment, from creator Scott Z. Burns ('Contagion').

‘American Born Chinese’ Review: Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan Reunite in Disney+’s Vibrant Graphic Novel Adaptation

An ordinary teenager becomes involved in a celestial power struggle in Kelvin Yu's adaptation of the graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang, co-starring Daniel Wu, Ben Wang and Jimmy Liu.