Spend this late-night Trailer Happy Hour with Matthew McConaughey, The Ranch, and Insecure 

It may seem a little late for happy hour, but it’s never too late for Trailer Happy Hour, the semi-regular A.V. Club feature where we post some trailers that didn’t get their own story earlier in the day. Today we’ve got Matthew McConaughey playing a retro bad dad in White Boy Rick, a teaser for season three of HBO’s

An uneven Insecure hits on everything from open relationships to police tension


“Hella LA” is a hella weird episode of Insecure. It feels disjointed and forces together a few educational moments in a way that feels distracting. While the biggest takeaway from “Hella LA” is the reintroduction of Daniel, the episode also opens up new possibilities for Molly and gives Lawrence more of a character…

Insecure puts on its big girl panties and sets this season into motion


Is Lawrence a good guy? While ”Hella Questions” actually provides a lot of answers––Lawrence and Issa’s 12-pump sex romp is definitively in the “fuck you fuck” column and their relationship is, at least for now, officially over––there’s still a lot of uncertainity when it comes to Lawrence’s actions. Sure, Insecure

Meme becomes reality as Netflix orders Lupita Nyong’o and Rihanna’s con artist movie

Here’s some surprising news for 2017: It turns out that good things actually can happen, but only if everybody involved is really cool and talented. Today’s good thing is that Netflix has actually picked up some kind of con artist movie starring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o, with Selma’s Ava DuVernay directing and

The 35 best TV performances of 2016 (and one worst)

With more scripted television programs in production than ever before, it follows that there are now a wider range of opportunities for television actors. Looking back at the performances that caught The A.V. Club’s eyes in 2016 confirms that hypothesis: While some of our favorite character actors found new facets of…

Black male sexuality is explored in a quick and guilty episode of Insecure


“Guilty As Fuck” is an odd episode of Insecure. It quickly unravels tensions and emotions that have been building all season without a clear endgame. Molly, Issa, and Lawrence all seem to overcome the inner-conflicts they’ve wrestled with in mere moments; leaving nothing but guilt as the driving factor of the episode.…