Search Party Unravels the Buildup to a Disappointment That Serves As A Metaphor for Modern Letdowns

It’s that thing that can’t seem to be avoided in any new show these days–that overarching theme: millennial ennui and lack of direction/purpose. While Search Party–named for a literal reason and for that more figurative one about searching for oneself–is about more than just this, it can’t help but bleed …

Judith Light’s “Hand In My Pocket” Rivals Jeffrey Tambor’s “Somebody That I Used To Know”

As Maura in season one of Transparent, Jeffrey Tambor left viewers breathless (whether from admiration or shock) with his performance in the Trans Got Talent show at the LGBT center. His earnest delivery of Gotye and Kimbra’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” with his then mentor, Davina (Alexandra Billings), …

Transparent, Season 3: No One Knows What They Want, But They Know It’s Not This

As Jill Soloway continues to develop the hopelessly fucked up characters and family dynamic of Transparent, it’s only natural that the trajectory of the plot would boldly decide to get all the more macabre. The first episode, “Elizah,” is in direct contrast to the season two opener, “Kina Hora,” which …