culture

Purple reign: ‘The Crown’

Among November’s streaming highlights, the fourth season of Netflix’s royal drama fails to excite

Chequered careers: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ and ‘The Good Lord Bird’

Among October’s streaming highlights are stories of a teenage chess prodigy and a zealous abolitionist

Processing trauma: ‘I May Destroy You’

Michaela Coel’s inventive series charting sexual assault and creativity is this month’s streaming standout

‘Cinematic’ television: ‘ZeroZeroZero’

Forget comparisons to cinema, TV is developing its own compelling aesthetic

Look back in horror: ‘Lovecraft Country’

The monsters are both supernatural and human in HBO’s recasting of the horror genre

Pole position

Eschewing clichés and reflecting inclusiveness on both sides of the camera, ‘P-Valley’ tops this month’s streaming highlights

Sex, life: The fundamental queerness of ‘Vida’

Even the hetero sex is bent in Tanya Saracho’s steamy series

Within the earth’s archive: ‘Mystery Road’

Detective Jay Swan offers new possibilities for Australian screen culture

Deep cover: ‘The Bureau’

The fifth season of the understated French spy thriller leads the pack of June streaming highlights

In search of emes (truth) in ‘Unorthodox’

The masterful Netflix series addresses the struggle to articulate female desire

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