Muppets: some have no Earthly analogues; some resemble the four main Earth species: bear, human, frog and pig

It’s been so long since there’s been an actual Muppet Show on television I’d forgotten it wasn’t just a descriptive term for our parliamentary democra(...)

Hollywood: an ambitious, lavish look at the post-war film industry.

Hollywood May 1st The ever-prolific Ryan Murphy contemplates the history of showbusiness for his second Netflix offering. Hollywood is an ambitious, (...)

Renee Zellweger in What/If. Photograph: Netflix

Knock Down the House From May 1st US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Knock Down the House. Photograph: Netflix An exhilara(...)

We know Tony will become less racist, and that Don will loosen up

I don’t suppose we need to feel sorry for Green Book. After winning the People’s Choice award at Toronto – a sure-fire pointer to Oscars – it has gone(...)

The funniest moment in this horrible sequel to an already horrible original occurs when the core family attends a Christmas action flick called Missil(...)

Would you like fries with that? Michael Keaton in The Founder

One of the many pleasures in John Lee Hancock’s study of the man who made McDonald’s an empire is its reminder that even the simplest ideas need to be(...)

Sam Shepard and Sissy Spacek in Bloodline

There is a lot about Bloodline that makes the show hard to imagine working on network television. In its first series, the Netflix show, produced b(...)