Orange Is the New Black's Fourth Season Is Vexingly Tragic and Rewarding

In its infancy, Orange Is the New Black was the story of Piper Chapman, a narcissistic white woman thrown into a prison complex that seemingly erased privilege. It didn’t take long for the series to reveal itself as less about the chronicles of Piper—the show’s obnoxious nucleus—and more as a tragic saga about the…

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'I Feel Like God': UnReal's Season 2 Premiere Pulls Off Being Cleverly Offensive

By the time Rachel calls action on Season 2 of UnReal’s fictional dating show Everlasting, she’s already found her villain, set the groundwork for a pair of nemeses and made the new girl in production cry and vomit in a matter of seconds. The diabolical (and this time, racially motivated) ratings push has begun.…

On a Scale of 0 to 'Drip Drop,' How Bad Was This Season of Empire?

Empire was once a show that was campy, ridiculous and perfect in its own right, with only the slightest hint that its creators had achieved this trifecta on purpose. Season 1 played out like a toddler struggling to balance itself, and now the baby has realized its place in the world and it’s walking upright. The show…