The HBO and BBC adaptation of His Dark Materials, known better in North America as The Golden Compass series, is the second major screen adaptation effort after the disastrously reviewed film in 2007. Does the first episode get right what the movie version didn't?
Navigating the waters of new TV can be a tad daunting. To help you, here's the first part of our new TV recommendations series, featuring Elena's top picks.
Steven Knight’s single setting and single actor drama Locke is what it is without much to really talk about, but it’s also quite good.
Aside from some really great stuntwork in a pair of showstopping (if incredibly similar) action set pieces, an interesting take on the film’s titular cowboy, and a good look overall, The Lone Ranger gets bogged down thanks to a useless 149 minute running time and a cavalier, ironic, and wholly unwelcome revisionist history that thinks it’s progressive but is dumb as desert dirt.