Darren Franich

Darren Franich

Darren is a TV Critic. Follow him on Twitter @DarrenFranich for opinions and recommendations.
Two Batmen, two vengeful women, one outright masterpiece.
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Hilary Duff leads an overcrowded ensemble through an extremely unlikely 2022 dating scene.
Tim Burton's 1989 'Batman' had some moments, but fortunately, the prolific director got another chance to helm the franchise that keeps on giving.
The Dynamic Duo rev up the Batboat in the Caped Crusader's first and looniest film.
It's better than the movies, at least.
Hulu's wonderful sitcom brought a lost era to vibrant life.
Back in 2017, we grabbed a drink (or three) with the stars of the HBO hit comedy that makes self-doubt look sexy as hell.
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The timeless television shows EW likes in both original and new & improved flavors.
One of the greatest writers in comic book history really, wonderfully, hilariously hates 007.
They don't make them like this anymore. They don't really make them at all.
Diane Lane takes charge in an ambitious, unwieldy modernization.
You didn't just watch Williams; you watched him watch the world around him, with knowing humor and authentic sorrow.
In the season 2 finale, Dave pondered which Dave is the Dave-iest.
Why you should definitely, definitely watch the new hard-boiled stop-motion mystery musical about societal corruption starring sad dolls who sing funny songs
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Netflix's peppy new animated musical travels from Havana to Miami, with a bit of fun and some mishaps along the way.
Steve McQueen's boldly unclassifiable five-part investigation into Black history couldn't compete with superheroes.
Mike White's HBO miniseries travels to a vacation resort full of bitter resentment and awkward self-discovery.
In HBO Max's sequel to 'Gossip Girl,' a new generation struggles to balance trashy-rich thrills with aspirational self-seriousness.
Short answer: No. Long answer: Only by changing everything.
The host left late night in a sincere, meandering, clip-heavy finale.
We're already halfway through the year and EW's TV critics couldn't narrow their best-of list down to 10. Nature is healing!
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It's brutal out here; thankfully, we have 14 new records to get us through it.
Returning director Justin Lin rediscovers the franchise's over-the-top sincerity, but problems persist in this way-too-huge sequel.
And GaTa is better than ever.