“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

“Hubie Halloween”: One-Sentence Review

Adam Sandler unintentionally resurrects The Waterboy’s Bobby Boucher in the worst way possible in “Hubie Halloween,” a monster mashup of horrible characters, flat jokes, and bodily functions that make Little Nicky look halfway decent.

3.5 out of 12 Tamales