Teyonah Parris stars in Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq.'

Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’ on Amazon Prime

Spike Lee weaves a familiar call through Chi-Raq (2015), his polarizing portrait of violence on Chicago’s South Side. Wake up. It’s been a cry and a plea since his first studio feature, School Daze (1998), and it’s particularly resonant in a film about black-on-black gang violence in Chicago, where more Americans have been murdered in […]

Constance Zimmer, Craig Bierko, and Shiri Appleby star in the Lifetime series 'UnREAL'

‘UnREAL: Season One’ on Hulu

An acidic satire of reality TV and the cutthroat business of manufacturing entertainment, UnREAL: Season One, created for the Lifetime Network, is set behind the scenes of a Bachelor-like show (here called Everlasting) where producer Quinn King (Constance Zimmer) engineers conflict to manufacture the kind of showy drama that keeps viewers returning week after week. […]