Previewing my end-of-year list, here are a baker’s dozen shows worth binging on this summer — plus my tribute to Anthony Bourdain.
Don’t dream it’s over: The Americans stayed true to itself keeping the focus on character and emotions all the way to the end of a pitch-perfect finale.
The show’s penultimate episode delivers the goods.
Philip and Elizabeth are leaving loose ends everywhere as questions about just whose will they’re serving are brought into focus.
Stan’s gut knows the truth about the Jenningses, but he can’t get his heart to believe it just yet.
Marital strife obscures the net growing ever tighter on Philip and Elizabeth Jennings.
“The Great Patriotic War” is every bit as good as it is uncomfortable. Continue reading THE AMERICANS: “The Great Patriotic War”
“Mr. and Mrs. Teacup” is all about failure in both form and theme.
Is even a show as icy as The Americans prepared to give us the bleak ending it’s foreshadowing?
The past isn’t finished with our characters just yet.