Those scars in Sharp Objects are drawn in Amy Adams' actual handwriting

Despite exploring some ugly, violent material, HBO’s Sharp Objects is damn beautiful to look at. Director Jean-Marc Vallée gives the series an elegant, sun-baked visual palette, and the settings are rich with character and detail. That, too, goes for star Amy Adams’ body, which, due to the numerous words she’s carved…

Succession caps off an incredible first season with a wedding, a death, and no shortage of power plays

Nobody wanted to like Succession. Nobody asked for a show about about the rich, white people destroying America. Nobody asked for the Roys—an amalgam of the Murdochs, Redstones, and Trumps—in an economic and cultural climate hobbled by billionaires and clueless media conglomerates. Nobody wanted to like these people,…

Marcia Clark returns to the courtroom, and other things we learned about Animals season 3

With the third season of HBO’s animated series Animals just around the corner, The A.V. Club jumped into a swan boat on Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles with creators Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano to talk about the upcoming slate of episodes. While on the water, we learned Bob Balaban loves to rap, Jameela Jamil is a…

Let’s speculate wildly about Game Of Thrones based on this picture of Maisie Williams’ shoes

The Game Of Thrones producers have been going to extreme lengths to keep the secrets of their eighth and final season securely under wraps. Pretty much all we know is that the final six episodes will be very bloody and very expensive, which, frankly, could be said about every season up to this point. This lack of…