Feb 19, 2017, 4:22pm EST
July 26, 2019
What it means when the women of Big Little Lies go running
There’s an aspirational appeal to women running on screen.
July 21, 2019
Big Little Lies’ season 2 finale ends on a lackluster, disappointing note
"I Want to Know" left us with nothing new to know about the characters. By now, do we even want to?
July 19, 2019
Big Little Lies tried to justify its second season. It never did.
Season two’s delightful soapiness can’t make up for its weak, repetitive drama.
July 14, 2019
Big Little Lies episode 6, “The Bad Mother,” tries to show why women don’t report abuse
Celeste’s courtroom interrogation is ghoulish. That’s the point.
June 30, 2019
Big Little Lies season 2, episode 4, recap: “She Knows” puts Meryl Streep on offense
Mary Louise’s scheming tests tenuous loyalties, and everyone’s on edge.
June 23, 2019
Big Little Lies season 2, episode 3 recap: Hail Renata, the Medusa of Monterey
The delusion. The scorn. The savagery. Renata is not to be challenged.
June 16, 2019
Big Little Lies season 2, episode 2: “Tell-Tale Hearts” asks if families can survive their own secrets
Big Little Lies’ second season starts dishing out consequences for last season’s betrayals.
June 9, 2019
Big Little Lies season 2, episode 1: “What Have They Done?” They’d prefer to forget.
The season premiere sees the past gunning for the five friends, whether they’re ready or not.
April 8, 2017
Big Little Lies’ most riveting moments are the silent ones between women
The HBO drama is a stunning study in the unspoken language women use to survive.
April 4, 2017
Big Little Lies was fantastic. Don’t ruin it with another season.
Season two of Big Little Lies would just take away from the miniseries’ perfect ending.
April 3, 2017
Big Little Lies season finale, “You Get What You Need”: a thrilling, terrifying end to the series
Nicole Kidman deserves an Emmy for this performance.
March 29, 2017
Vox's pop culture musts: make room in your schedule for drag queens and Big Little Lies
Also: S-Town, The Idiot, and Fire at Sea.
March 26, 2017
Big Little Lies episode 6: Men like Perry aren’t good men
Celeste’s therapist finally gets through to her…
March 20, 2017
Big Little Lies’ “Once Bitten” is the show’s best, most jarring episode yet
Nicole Kidman forever and ever, amen.
March 12, 2017
Big Little Lies episode 4: Everyone on the show needs some therapy
The fourth episode of the series really gets into the heads of everyone in Monterey.
March 5, 2017
Big Little Lies episode 3: is anyone in Monterey a good parent?
Dads will always disappoint you.
February 19, 2017
Big Little Lies series premiere: The killing isn’t this show’s most compelling mystery
Everything’s a little too obvious at this point, and it almost doesn’t matter.
February 19, 2017
Big Little Lies looks great. Its actors are superb. The script got lost on the way to set.
HBO’s new Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman miniseries has beautiful moments, let down by clunky words.