“Reservation Dogs”: One-Sentence Review


Indigenous genius at work, Reservation Dogs is comedic coolness incarnate, one of 2021’s best new shows.

10.5 out of 12 Tamales

“What We Do in the Shadows: Season One”: One-Sentence Review

Rarely does a cast so succinctly and instinctively embody their characters than in FX’s What We Do in the Shadows, a series that lives up to and livens up the film its based on.

10 out of 12 Tamales

“What We Do in the Shadows”: One-Sentence Review

The movie before the hit FX show, Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s What We Do in the Shadows, lays the groundwork—above and six feet below—to what has transitioned into one of TV’s funniest shows.

9 out of 12 Tamales

“The Mandalorian: Season One”: One-Sentence Review

Story and substance come together wonderfully in Disney Plus’s The Mandalorian, a Star Wars show that’s more than the sum of its Baby Yoda parts.

10.5 out of 12 Tamales

“Jojo Rabbit”: One-Sentence Review

World War II’s not supposed to be funny—Hitler much less—yet writer-director Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit defies the odds and the stigma by channeling his inner Wes Anderson/Mel Brooks to give us this year’s top comedy.

11 out of 12 Tamales