Netflix's so-called dark comedy 'Bonding' is light on laughs and is painfully predictable – but at least it's not boring
Simon Spungin is an editor, translator and columnist - as well as the host of the Haaretz Weekly podcast.
“Documentary Now!” parodies some of the most famous – and obscure – documentaries ever made. It’s smart, subtle and very, very funny
The comedic genius Alan Partridge has been coming and going on the BBC for many a year. Will the last episode of his current show really be his last, or will he rise from the ashes once again?
Tender without being mawkish, Netflix's 'After Life' is a harrowing but uplifting journey through grief
The Duplass brothers remain true to their indie roots in ‘Paddleton,’ exploring the friendship of two men who bond over a shared love of kung fu movies and a dislike of small talk
Showtime’s ‘Black Monday’ focuses on the coked-up crimes of a bunch of debauched Wall Street brokers – and it's hilarious
A new TV film starring Benedict Cumberbatch shows how the British got themselves into the Brexit morass – and has lessons for any country facing an election
Even after a year that was terrible in oh-so-many ways, it's still possible to humbly hope for better things this year - at least on Netflix
In a funny new Netflix special, the musician, actor and humorist Loudon Wainwright III explores his relationship with his family by performing essays his father wrote
Instead of being ashamed of forging relations with some of the least democratic nations on earth, our prime minister drools and fawns over dictators
Thanks to deft performances by Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin, Netflix's 'The Kominsky Method' has loads of charm
The final season of Netflix’s political blockbuster is just absurd
'High Maintenance' is a compassionate, engaging and deeply funny collection of interconnected vignettes, held together by a pedaling peddler of top-quality marijuana
Stephen Colbert's effort to force the Trump presidency into a Simpsons-shaped television format has backfired
Why you should watch Netlfix's 'TEOTFW,' a typical-teen-meets-psychopath drama
Let’s hope 'Black Mirror' writer Charlie Brooker is getting the best psychological and emotional support money can buy
Can you handle it?
Amazon's 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' is not that kind of show
Bucking the trend by bowing out before it loses its charm, ‘Detectorists’ is a delightful, understated comedy that will be missed when its third and final season ends
Showtime's 'SMILF' debunks the notion that mothers have superhuman powers
Complaining about Larry David being inappropriate is like complaining that Bob Dylan can’t carry a tune
Dirk Gently and his creator, Douglas Adams, live on in a new season on BBC America. Fans will rejoice
In HBO's ‘The Deuce,’ David Simon of ‘The Wire’ and ‘Treme’ fame recreates the sleaze of 1970s Times Square to turn his unsentimental eyes on the sex and drug industries
The high point of Netflix's 'Disjointed', starring Kathy Bates, is that it shows how different generations view the use of marijuana
Not even O’Dowd’s incongruous Irish accent interrupts the flow of Epix's adaptation of Elmore Leonard's 'Get Shorty'
'Room 104,' a new 12-part anthology from indie filmmakers Mark and Jay Duplass, offers a dazzling array of genres, moods and actors – all set in a single motel room
Season 7 kicked off with a show-stopping cold open, a mass murder and a reminder why women are the driving force behind the show. And, bizarrely, an Ed Sheeran cameo
Three well-loved shows - 'Fargo,' 'Better Call Saul' and 'Veep' - have ended their latest seasons, and no matter how many dragons or scantily clad hotties 'Game of Thrones' serves up, it will be hard to fill the void
Despite his trademark profanity-laden comedy and a cameo appearance from Brad Pitt, ‘The Jim Jefferies Show’ fails to meet expectations of one of Australia’s funniest exports