TELEVISION REVIEWS

13 Reasons Why gets wrong about suicide

Reviewed by Jake Martin, SJ  America

 

American Vandal

Reviewed by Jim McDermott America

 

Arthur Miller: Writer

Reviewed by Rob Weinert-Kendt   America

Becoming
Commentary by BOTWC Staff The Skanner

Better Call Saul
Commentary by Rob Weinert-Kendt America

BoJack Horseman
Commentary by Eve Tushnet America

 

Carol’s Second Act’: Part 1
by Kate O'Hare Patheos

Catastrophe
Commentary by Jim McDermott America

Catch 22
Reviewed by James T. Keane  America

Chernobyl
Rviewed by Mike Seay  America

Chris Rock’s new Netflix special is must-see TV for couples
Reviewed by Jake Martin, SJ    America 

Colin Kaepernick Netflix Series on the Way From Ava DuVernay
Reviewed by Yohana Desta  Vanity Fair

 

Come Sunday 
Reviewed by Danny Duncan Collum   US Catholic

 

Cuties
Commentary by CNA Staff CNA

Derry Girls

Commentary by Father Jake Martin, SJ America

Derry Girl 
Reviewed by Jake Martin   America

 

Doctor Who: It Takes You Away 

by James f. MxGrath Patheos

Down to Earth
by Ellen Teague  Independent Catholic News

Evil
Commentary by Nick Ripatrazone America

 

Examination of Conscience

Reviewed by Chris Byrd  Catholic News Service/The Pilot

 

Fleabag
Reviewed by Catherine Pepinster  Religion News Service National Catholic Reporter

Fosse/Verdon

Reviewed by Rob Weinert-Kendt America

 

Friends are the New Family: A pioneering sitcom turns 20

Commentary by  Jake Martin, SJ  America

 

Funny Girls: What makes 'single girl' sitcoms stand out

Commentary by Jake Martin, SJ America
 

Game of Thrones
On ‘Game of Thrones,’ Jesus Christ is a girl on a dragon

by Jim McDermott  America

Game of Thrones
Commentary by Emanuel Werner, SJ  The Jesuit Post

Gentefied
Reviewed by Antonio De Loera-Brust  America

Getting Latino life—and religion—right on ‘One Day at a Time’
by Olga Segura  America

GLOW
Commentary by Renée Darline Roden  America

God Friended Me’ Season 2: Brandon Micheal Hall on the Problem With Joy
Commentary by Kate O'Hare Patheos

 

Gotham

Reviewed by Paul Asay Plugged’In

 

Good O-ens 
Reviewed by Lauren Enk Mann The Catholic World Report

Good Omens

Reviewed by Kate O'Hare Patheos

HBO’s ‘McMillions’ offers a surprising tale of true crime and redemption
by Bob Smietana Religion News Service

His Dark Materials

Commentary by John J. O’Keefe  America

Hunters

Commentary by Robert Brennan Angelus

I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves

Commentary by Maria Elena Fernandez Vulture

Inside the Vatican

Reviewed by Father David O. Brown, O.S.M. Profiles in Catholicism

Jesus: His Life 
Commentary by Aleteia

Juda
Commentary by Marat Grinberg Tablet

 

John Oliver: Comic Crusader Against the Status Quo

Commentary by Jake Martin, SJ   America

 

Leaving Neverland
Commentary by  Jim McDermott America

Les Miserables
Reviewed by Kate O'Hare  Patheos

Letterkenny
Reviewed by Cintra Wilson  NYR Daily

Lovecraft Country
Reviewed by Jim McDermott  America

Love Island

Commentary by Donald Clarke The Irish Times

Marvel’s Defenders 

Commentary by Colten Biro, SJ The Jesuit Post

Medici The Magnificent - Part 2

Reviewed by Ellen Teague  Independent Catholic News

Messiah

Reviewed by Sr. Rose Pacatte National Catholic Reporter

Million Dollar Beach House
Commentary by Jenny Singer Glamour

Miracle Workers
Reviewed by Abigail James  Catholic Online

 

Movie on historic papal election to debut on Netflix
by Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service

 

Murphy Brown Recap: Showdown at the Kozy Kafe 
Reviewed by Jacqui Shine  Vulture

 

Never Have I Ever

Commentary by Allyson Escobar America

New ‘Pope’ series on CNN profiles saints and blackguards

Reviewed by John Anderson America

Normal People

Commentary by Ciaran Freeman  America

Nothing Sacred

Reviewed by Nick Ripatrazone America

 

One Day at a Time.

Commentary by Olga Segura  America

 

Our Lady, LTD

Commentary by Kate O'Hara Patheos

 

Period. End of Sentence

Commentary by by  Kate O'Hare Patheos

 

Perpetual Grace 
by Kate O'Hare  Patheos

Playing Jesus on The Chosen—Jonathan Roumie
by Thomas V. Mirus  Catholic Culture

Pose
Reviewed by Michael J. O’Loughlin America

Repent & Submit  
Reviewed by Les Luchter  The Savvy Screener

Russian Doll
Commentary by Jim McDermott America Jim McDermott America

Sanditon
Commentary by Rob Weinert-Kendt America

Sister

Reviewed by Ryan Di Corpo America

 

Smart, Clean, Funny: ‘The Jim Gaffigan Show’ delivers
Reviewed by Jake Martin, SJ   America

 

Sherlock Holmes: Pop Culture's Christ Figure
Reviewed by Jake Martin, SJ  

Spinning Out
Reviewed by Pamela Hill Nettleton U.S. Catholic

Stateless
by  Sarah Epstein UN Refugee Agency

Tehran
Reviewed by Ariana Melamed Haaretz

 

The ABC Murders

Reviewed by John Anderson  America

 

The Boys
Reviewed by Jason McCreery, SJ The Jesuit Post​

The Bush Years

Commentary by Brandon Sanchez  America

The Chosen
Reviewed by James Merrick National Catholic Register

The Chosen
Commentary by James Merrick, Ph.D.  Angelus News

The Comey Rule
Reviewed by Anthony Brezican Vanity Fair

The Crown

Reviewed by KateT O'Hare Patheos

The Crown (Season 3)

Reviewed by Bill McCormick, SJ The Jesuit Post

The Devil All the Time
Commentary by John Anderson America

The Diary of Anne Frank
Commentary by IMDb

The Family on Pilgrimage, God Leads Through Dead Ends
by Francis Etheredge
Reviewed by Bishop Fintan Monahan  Bishop’s Desk

The Good Place
by Jim McDermott America

 

The humiliation (and humility) of Hannah Gadsby

Commentary by Allyson Escobar America

The Last Dance

Commentary by Hunter D'Armond, SJ The Jesuit Post

The Miami Showband Massacre
Commentary by Niall O'Dowd IrishCentral

The Midnight Gospel
Reviewed by Mike Seay  America

 

The Name of the Rose
Commentary by Kate O'Hare Patheos

The New Pope

by Elise Harris Crux

The Parting Glass
Commentary by IrishCentral Staff IrishCentral 

The Plot Against America

by Rob Weinert-Kendt America

The Price of Everything 
Reviewed by Bill McGarvey  America

The Righteous Gemstone
Reviewed by by Kate O'Hare Patheos

 

The Romanoffs

Commentary by Jackson McHenry Vulture

 

The Secret of Kells
Commentary by David Russell Mosley  Patheos

The Social Dilemma
Commentary by Randall Smith The Catholic Thing

The Soul
Commentary by Sumon Corraya Global Sisters Report

The Speed Cubers
Reviewed by Kerry Magro Autism Speaks

 

The Story of God 
Commentary by Kate O'Hare  Patheos

The Truth About Traveller Crime
Commentary The Ferret

 

Trying to watch 'Making a Murderer' and still believe in God.

Reviewed  by Jake Martin, SJ 

 

TV Guide: The surprising depth of HBO's 'Enlightened'
Reviewed by Jake Martin, SJ  America

 

Unquiet Graves The Story Of The Glenanne Gang

Reviewed by CathNews New Zealand

 

Unplanned

Commentary Brian Raftery Fortune

Unpregnant
YouTube Commentary by EWTN

Unorthodox on Netflix
by Ida Skovnand Tablet

Viral: Antisemitism in Four Mutations. The Story of the Hatred's Insidious Return.

Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

Warrior Nun
Reviewed by Kate O'Hare Patheos

Watchmen

Commentary by Jim McDermott America

Watchmen
Commentary by Namwali Serpell  The New York Review of Books

 

What Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Depiction of Mental Illness Has Meant to Me This Season
Reviewed by  Angelica Jade Bastién 

Wine Masters Review, Season 1: France

 Commentary by Bernard Kenner


Why ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ was live TV at its best
Reviewed by Rob Weinert-Kendt  America

Workin’ Moms

Reviewed by Megan Harper Patheos

Wu-Tang

Commentary by Jaelani Turner-Williams   America

 

 

 

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