Elisabeth Moss has had enough in an exclusive clip from IFC’s Chuck

Along with killing it as the star of Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Elisabeth Moss co-stars in the new boxing biopic Chuck as Phyliss, the long-suffering first wife of human punching bag and inspiration for Rocky Chuck “The Bayonne Bleeder” Wepner. In his review, our film editor A.A. Dowd…

Gilmore Girls: “Pilot”/“The Lorelais’ First Day At Chilton”

If you come to my apartment (and please, stop on by) you’ll quickly figure out that I love the television program Gilmore Girls. Its first six seasons are prominently stacked underneath my TV (we can talk about the seventh season some other time). I’ve watched the damn thing through several times, encouraged my…

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Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

Beyond the top 30: Our favorite episodes of shows that didn’t make the cut, part one

There’s so much good TV on right now that it’s impossible to confine to one list of 30 shows. As always, we’ve come up with a supplemental list of our favorite episodes of many other series that contended for our main list, but just fell short. After catching up on the top 30, follow up with these to figure out the…

The CW at the TCA press tour: What if they threw a TV network made for the Internet, and the Internet didn't come?

If you were going to create a TV network that catered to the modern TV fan, it would be a network that aired lots of heavily serialized shows that were addictive and engrossing once you got into them. It would be a network that cared less about immediate Nielsen ratings and more about DVR plays and (even better)…