Nathan for You
Logline: An exercise in extreme cringecore, Fielder’s project is a pitch-perfect reality TV parody show.
Verdict: When Nathan for You debuted its “Dumb Starbucks” prank, I lived in Los Feliz. As a protest for
Logline: A love letter to those who prefer the analog way of life.
Verdict: Hyper-stylish commercial and music video director Doug Nichol crafts a loving visual ode to that most romantic of literary devices. Pleasurable
Logline: Harry Dean Stanton outlived and outsmoked his contemporaries. Now it’s time to find enlightenment.
Verdict: You’d be hard pressed to think of a more fitting goodbye to an actor like Harry Dean Stanton than Lucky.
BoJack Horseman season 4
Streaming on Netflix now
Logline: Where’s BoJack? A washed up TV star searches for meaning in his Hollywoo life with more than a little help from his friends. Oh, and he’s a talking
Fox, out now
Logline: Seth MacFarlane tries to boldly go where no writer has gone before.
Verdict: MacFarlane shows a new side to his talents in this Fox show. The plot may be ponderous, the characters
Oh Netflix, you were so smart. With your incredible algorithms at hand, you produced shows – and networks quaked in their boots. You had something special, something that all the MBA, white-boy network executives wanted,
Logline: Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) tries to save soporific, nostalgic 90s coming-of-age dramedy in which sisters find out their father is cheating.
Verdict: Jenny Slate (Obvious Child) has a voice that could strip paint. With such
Logline: Lily Collins (Okja) and her epic eyebrows suffer from poor little white girl syndrome while battling anorexia.
Verdict: This movie of the week has most of the hallmarks of its genre, but with the added bonus
Logline: Bored psychologist (Naomi Watts) has terminal case of poor little rich white girl syndrome as she begins to blur the ethical line by getting involved in her patients’ lives.
Verdict: Although it’s not quite as