Berlin Station on EPIX

‘Berlin Station’ Arrives on EPIX

Taking inspiration from headline-makers Edward Snowden and Julian Assange, Berlin Station focuses on the CIA’s efforts to stop a leak by any means necessary. Hannibal’s Richard Armitage takes the lead as Daniel Miller, an American spy who grew up in Cold War-era Berlin and who is reassigned to his hometown to catch the whistleblower known in…

Westworld

HBO’s ‘Westworld’ Is an Absolute Masterpiece

HBO took an enormous risk on its latest epic, and rumors of behind-the-scenes troubles threatened to spell a costly flop. Production delays and leaked details about the background actors’ controversial nudity contract dominated much of the early chatter, but after Sunday night’s premiere, Westworld will have few, if any, detractors. Co-creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa…

Pitch on FOX

‘Pitch’ and The Bigger Conversation

With the current state of politics and women still fighting the good fight for equality, it’s perfect timing for a quality show that brings women’s – nay, human! – issues to the forefront on a battleground that has historically been dominated by men. There are a lot of firsts going on in the first episode…

FOX’s ‘Lethal Weapon’ Starts Strong

There’s a line in FOX’s new series adaptation of Lethal Weapon, the quintessential buddy-cop movie that turned Mel Gibson from a cult action hero to a global superstar, spoken – spoken twice, in fact – by the actor taking on Gibson’s iconic role of cop-on-the-edge Martin Riggs, that could serve as the show’s creative manifesto:…

Quarry on Cinemax

Cinemax’s ‘Quarry’ Introduces a New Type of Antihero

Premiering September 9 at 10pm ET on Cinemax, Quarry tells the story of Mac Conway, a Vietnam veteran who returns home from the dwindling war to Memphis alongside his friend and fellow soldier, Arthur Solomon. Although cleared of any wrongdoing for seemingly having taken part in a civilian massacre, both remain accused in the court…