The first installment of Steve McQueen’s five-film anthology about Black life in Britain during the ’70s and ’80s looks at a criminal trial that revolved around a small restaurant and a West Indian immigrant community.
A documentary about the comedian and actor, based on interviews done with his widow, treats its subject with a scrutiny and reverence usually reserved for more serious figures.
A docu-series disputes the values of the 40th president.
The son of a murdered woman searches for his mother’s killer in HBO’s latest true-crime offering.
A docuseries on Netflix examines the story of Sean Ellis, a Black man who spent decades in prison for the murder of a Boston police officer until his conviction was overturned in 2015.
Hulu’s series features the usual menu of hungrily photographed cuisine and far-flung eateries, but it lacks a fresh perspective.
Young people compete for a permanent place at a cutthroat London financial firm in HBO’s eight-part drama.
Hannah Fidell adapts her 2013 film about a teacher-student relationship into a ponderous series for FX on Hulu.
In CBS’s sitcom, a single father faced with renal failure is rescued by his old high-school classmate.
PBS’s documentary focuses on the nearby ‘mystery ship’ that failed to respond to the sinking vessel’s distress call.
Showtime’s documentary delves into the field of biohacking, or rogue medical research, which came under scrutiny after the 2018 death of one of its prominent promoters.
Hugh Laurie stars as a British cabinet minister beset by scandal in a ‘Masterpiece’ series from David Hare.
Encompassing a police shooting, a mayoral campaign and more, Steve James’s five-part documentary is a breathtaking story of urban life and politics.
Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant star in a lavish HBO miniseries as a New York couple whose wealthy world is violently upended.
The venerated musician, recently retired from his post at the helm of the San Francisco Symphony, receives a loving and informative tribute in this ‘American Masters’ documentary.
A young chess savant finds herself a propaganda tool in this novelistic Cold War tale.
An ‘American Masters’ documentary on the columnist and broadcaster highlights his remarkable political power.
In PBS’s irresistible series, devastating fallout follows a radio interview in which a woman airs intimate secrets about the inhabitants of her small town.
A series on Sundance Now stars David Tennant as a real-life serial murderer who confesses to his crimes, leaving the police to locate and identify the men he killed.
PBS’s documentary series focuses on humanity’s efforts to rehabilitate environments around the globe spoiled by war and industry.