“The Queen’s Gambit”: One-Sentence Review

Chess’s never been sleek or alluring, yet Netflix’s “The Queen Gambit”—with a powerhouse, unapologetic performance from Anya Taylor-Joy—changes that empathetically and checkmates every how-to-make-a-great-show box.

11 out of 12 Tamales

“Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous: Season One”: One-Sentence Review

With the kiddie-gloves almost off and the dino-chomps questionably PG, Netflix’s Camp Cretaceous isn’t a throwaway Jurassic World clone—but a formidable companion series with surprising bite.

9 out of 12 Tamales

“Love is Blind”: One-Sentence Review

For better or worse, through thick and thin, you’ll say “I do” to the next episode of Netflix’s Love is Blind, a reality show that puts its namesake question up for debate, and arrives at only one definitive answer: this series is worth committing to.

10 out of 12 Tamales

“You: Season Two”: One-Sentence Review

Then I saw You: Season Two, with your hooky plot, your implausible—yet consumable—episodes; you took my Saturday and gave little in return, yet here I am giving you a favorable review.

8 out of 12 Tamales