Here’s the weird-ass first trailer for Michael Jackson's Halloween special

We haven’t had a good animated Halloween special in a while, but with Michael Jackson’s Halloween on the horizon, it actually looks like things will stay that way. The late pop icon’s estate first announced the special over the summer, which was teased as the animated adventures of two millennials (voiced by Kiersey…

In The Good Fight’s first season finale, chaos disrupts everyone’s lives

Controlled chaos is the oxymoronic space where The Good Fight does its best work. Best exhibited by its very extra opening sequence, The Good Fight revels in chaos but in tightly executed, beautifully crafted chaos. Its season one finale, aptly titled “Chaos,” weaves several dense plot lines together without ever…

The Good Fight’s “First Week” takes down the truth

As its title suggests, The Good Fight interrogates what it means to be on the “right” side of things. Diane and Maia came to Reddick, Boseman, and Kolstad after having lost everything they knew. Barbara and Adrian are trying to figure out how to run a firm when algorithms are determining what’s a good case and what…

The Good Fight blows up the familiar in inaugural episode

One of the earliest and most noticeable differences between The Good Fight and The Good Wife—other than the fact that everyone can say “fuck” now—is the spinoff series’ title sequence. The Good Wife kept things clean and simple with a mere title card. The Good Fight has a lengthy opening credits sequence scored by …

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The Good Wife tears down walls in penultimate episode

The Good Wife is getting quite on-the-nose with this whole final-season thing. In tonight’s “Verdict,” a crew of workmen arrive to literally tear apart the set—ahem, the firm. Apparently, they got their work orders mixed up and erroneously destroyed the conference room. The overt symbolism probably wouldn’t bother me…