Mike Colter is 'Luke Cage' in the Netflix original series.

What to stream: Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ and Woody Allen’s first TV series ‘Crisis’ debut

The wait is over, comic book TV fans: Luke Cage, the third Netflix original series in their gritty Marvel superhero universe, gives the urban hero for hire (played by Mike Colter) his own showcase. “Luke Cage is able to shift the boundaries of possibility for what a superhero show can be about without doing the […]

Malin Akerman and Orlando Bloom in the Netflix original series 'Easy' from creator Joe Swanberg

What to stream: Joe Swanberg’s ‘Easy’ and ‘Longmire: Season 5’ on Netflix, ‘Transparent: Season 3’ on Amazon, and more

For a couple of decades now, many (if not most) indie filmmakers have sustained themselves between movies by directing episodic TV, notably cable shows. With the addition of streaming and the advent of peak TV, however, indie filmmakers have increasingly been courted to develop their own shows. Joe Swanberg, the astounding prolific godfather of the […]