Season 3, Episode 4, “The Two Joes”

Season 3, Episode 4, “The Two Joes”

joe manganielloPhoto: AppleTV+ mythical mission it’s so good at high-concept episodes and cutscenes that when the writers zero in on a classic sitcom trope, it really nails them. Not every episode has to be a conceptual detour, like “A Dark Quiet Death,” but when the show plays with a bit of a classic like the … Read more

Is the new TV adaptation of ‘Shantaram’ just another white savior narrative?

Is the new TV adaptation of ‘Shantaram’ just another white savior narrative?

“It took me a long time and most of the world to learn what I know about love and destiny and the choices we make, but the heart of it came to me in an instant, while I was chained to a wall and tortured. ” With these opening lines, Gregory David Roberts introduced us … Read more

How Apple TV+ is winning the streaming war

How Apple TV+ is winning the streaming war

A few months ago, it was reported that Netflix, in response to stagnant subscriber growth and fluctuating stock prices, was going to enforce a stricter mandate on spending. The Hollywood Reporter quoted pundits as saying that the “age of expensive, vain projects” at Netflix, such as Martin Scorsese’s $175 million gangster epic The Irishman and … Read more