The series executes a breathtaking high-wire act, threading speculative fiction a history most of us still do not know well enough.
Director Mike Nichols told beloved stories onscreen. His own life was a story of resilience and transcendence.
The highest tribute I can offer this biography is that it is not unlike a Nichols film itself: incisive, dense with detail yet somehow brisk.
Interview: Did playwright Will Arbery predict the storming of the Capitol in ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’?
“There’s a war coming, dude,” says one character to another in “Heroes of the Fourth Turning.” Was she right?
Like a master painter’s sketchbooks, “Archives” is uniquely revealing of the roots of Joni Mitchell’s distinctive voice both as a singer and a writer.