Herman writes about culture in general and television in specific. When not fighting a losing battle against Peak TV, she tweets at @aherman2006.
‘80 for Brady’ Is an Iconic Press Tour That Happens to Include a Movie
While it might be a perfectly enjoyable time at the movies, it’s clear that this whole thing is not really about Tom Brady, or football altogether, but rather four legendary actresses having an absolute blast promoting it
‘Shrinking’ Shoots for ‘Ted Lasso’ (and Misses)
The latest Apple TV+ series with a focus on therapy comes from some of the people behind ‘Ted Lasso,’ but without the same success
Rian Johnson Mastered the Whodunit. Now He’s on to the “Howcatchem.”
In an interview with The Ringer, the ‘Glass Onion’ director discussed his new crime mystery series ‘Poker Face,’ his TV experience with ‘Breaking Bad,’ and why Natasha Lyonne is the perfect collaborator
Winners and Losers of the 2023 Oscar Nominations
It appears the Academy has begun to make strides in acknowledging popular blockbusters, but then again, where is ‘RRR’?
‘The Last of Us’ Takes Its Source Material to Another Level
As performers, Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey breathe new life into known quantities. So, too, does their show.
The Winners and Losers of the 2023 Golden Globes
Hollywood’s most tumultuous award show returned to television and offered a surprising number of pleasing moments—even if the play-off music almost stopped them from happening
Can the Golden Globes Come Back From the Brink?
The disgraced award show is back on television after changing ownership and undergoing reform. Is it enough to make a dated institution relevant again?
AMC’s Immortal Universe Isn’t Quite Invincible
‘Interview With the Vampire’ got the Anne Rice expanded universe off to a roaring start, but its follow-up series, ‘Mayfair Witches,’ suggests consistency might be an issue
The Year the Streaming Bubble Burst
2022 was a year that undermined some of the core assumptions driving Hollywood’s digital revolution, and one that made it clear that the salad days of streaming are firmly behind us
‘Kindred’ Ushers in the Octavia Butler Renaissance
The new FX series, the first of several planned adaptations of the author’s work, aims to introduce her ideas to a new generation of fans—and prove their enduring relevance