Craig Mathieson

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71 ENTRIES Craig Mathieson is a television critic for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, an author, and the creator of the Binge-r streaming newsletter.



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Paul Feig’s sophisticated ‘A Simple Favour’

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Paul Feig’s sophisticated ‘A Simple Favour’

This camp study of sociopathy is far from simple

Image from ‘Patrick Melrose’

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Benedict Cumberbatch is perfect as the imperfect Patrick Melrose

The actor brings together his trademark raffishness and sardonic superiority in this searing miniseries

Image from ‘Sharp Objects’

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‘Sharp Objects’ blurs the edges

The cruel complexities of women’s lives propel this Amy Adams-led thriller

Image from ‘Counterpart’

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Duals duel in ‘Counterpart’

J.K. Simmons goes through the looking glass in this science-fiction espionage series

Image from Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’, season 2

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‘Queer Eye’ has its finger firmly on America’s jagged pulse

The uncommonly caring makeover show returns to Netflix for a second season

Image from ‘Killing Eve’

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The beguiling ‘Killing Eve’

Phoebe Waller-Bridge short-circuits the espionage thriller

Image from ‘Atlanta’

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‘Atlanta’: thrillingly subversive

Donald Glover’s uncommon blend of the everyday and the absurd makes a masterful return

Image from ‘Babylon Berlin’

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‘Babylon Berlin’: strangely familiar

The gripping Weimar-era police procedural feels completely in the moment

The unclear future of ‘Transparent’

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The unclear future of ‘Transparent’

Has Jeffrey Tambor given the groundbreaking series its most definitive ending?

Still from BoJack Horseman

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The unexpected depths of Netflix’s ‘BoJack Horseman’

An animated satire about an anthropomorphic former sitcom star gets surprisingly real

Superheroes on TV

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Superheroes on TV

Marvel’s ‘The Defenders’ are here to save a medium that seems to be doing fine on its own