Los Espookys isn’t Ghostbusters—it’s different, in so many weird, wonderful ways

B+

A bone-dry comedy for anyone who ever sat in front of a TV trying to conjure a showing of Beetlejuice, Los Espookys arrives in mid-June like a tall glass of cold water garnished with a prop eyeball. Created by Fred Armisen, Saturday Night Live wunderkind Julio Torres (he of “Wells For Boys” and “Papyrus”), and Ana…

Coming out and coming of age: 5 of our favorite LGBTQ+ teens on TV today

This August marks the 25th anniversary of the debut of My So-Called Life, the short-lived but influential teen drama that was also one of the first network shows to have a gay character as a series regular. Rickie Vasquez (Wilson Cruz) faced some of the same adolescent woes as his peers Angela Chase (Claire Danes) and…

Casper Van Dien splits the difference between Han Solo and Indiana Jones in this RiffTrax sneak peek

You know ahead of time what you’re getting into with a film called Star Raiders: The Adventures Of Saber Raine, especially when the poster looks like this and the words “Star Raiders” are rendered onscreen like this. Which is not to say that a straight-faced, Kickstarted homage to the age of Flash Gordon and Buck…

The Lonely Island’s Bash Brothers deliver major-league audacity in a minor-league package

B-

Leave it to The Lonely Island to end a three-year sabbatical with a lavishly produced, surprise drop celebrating a nearly forgotten period of baseball history. While Andy Samberg has been busy patrolling the streets of backlot Brooklyn and the whole troupe has put their collective imprimatur on some of 2019’s funniest

Every I Think You Should Leave sketch, ranked

Tim Robinson and Zach Kanin’s Netflix sketch series I Think You Should Leave has proven to be one of 2019’s sleeper TV hits, its quarter-hour bursts of feet-in-mouths and social situations gone surreally awry sneakily monopolizing the cultural conversation, like a wily oddball whose good car ideas gradually win them…

Game Of Thrones sets the table for its final conflict, but forgets to clear the coffee cup

Look, we’ve all been there: You’ve just staged a feature-length battle sequence, purportedly the longest ever put on screen, and you’re a little wiped out. You want to take a breather, but there’s just no time: There’s another war on the horizon, and you’re running out of real estate. So maybe you fast track the…