Dakota Fanning on gen:LOCK, dystopias, and the importance of working with women directors

Dakota Fanning has long since made her move from precocious, wide-eyed child actor to dramatic lead, taking on roles as varied as cold-hearted franchise villain, co-founder of punk band The Runaways, and headstrong radicals in both American Pastoral and Night Moves. But Fanning has also explored the wider industry; in…

One Day At A Time’s Gloria Calderón Kellett on the show’s funniest, most compassionate season yet

On February 8, One Day At A Time returned for a third season of storytelling that’s as complex as it is heartwarming. The Alvarez family, once again led by Justina Machado as Penelope, the heart of the series, navigates all of the usual highs and lows of life: money problems, first “Syd-nificant others,” studying for…

At its best, Pen15 combines the awkwardness of puberty with the brilliance of Strangers With Candy

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Adolescence has been handled with both humor and pathos on TV, in series like Freaks And Geeks, My So-Called Life, and The Wonder Years. More recent additions like Big Mouth and Sex Education are part of a new class, one that really grasps just how marvelous and grotesque our changing bodies are (or once were). And…