Inkoo Kang is the TV critic for the Village Voice. She publishes widely on film and television.
4 days ago | Film and TV
The queasiest thing about American Crime Story’s (FX) retelling of the 1995 O.J. Simpson murder trial is how easily such a flagrant miscarriage of justice could happen all over again. The twin forces that most warped that case, after all, still pl...
15 days ago | Film and TV
In 1961, Dwight Eisenhower famously left the White House with a warning to the American public about the rise of the military-industrial complex. When Barack Obama exits the Oval Office next year, he might do well to caution the nation about the c...
17 days ago | Film and TV
Critics rarely receive love from filmmakers. Last year's Best Picture Oscar winner, Birdman, featured a vengeful harpy of a theater reviewer (played by Lindsay Duncan) hellbent on annihilating a play before she's even seen it. Birdman was joined i...
Lurid, muscular, and unafraid to look at turn-of-the-century Manhattan’s rotting guts, The Knick has distinguished itself in the crowded antihero-drama landscape through its mosaic portrait of a city on the verge of implosion and epidemic — detail...
This year turned out to be a challenging one for couch potatoes. In 2015, the "more programming, more problems" state of television held just as true for viewers as it did for network executives; there was simply too much to watch. But this annum ...
When The Mindy Project debuted in 2012, one of its two main inspirations, the big-screen romantic comedy, was already dead. Kate Hudson's last studio rom-com (Something Borrowed) was released the year before, Katherine Heigl's (Life as We Know It)...