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‘Glass Onion’ sharpens the ‘Knives Out’ formula in a polished Netflix sequel | CNN
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‘Glass Onion’ sharpens the ‘Knives Out’ formula in a polished Netflix sequel | CNN

Rising to the challenge of matching its successful predecessor, “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” maintains the razor-sharp formula, with a setup that feels even more conspicuously like an Agatha Christie homage before an extremely clever series of twists kick in. Writer-director Rian Johnson again assembles a solid cast behind Daniel Craig, but it’s his...

In ‘Wednesday,’ Jenna Ortega makes Netflix’s Addams Family series look like a snap | CNN
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In ‘Wednesday,’ Jenna Ortega makes Netflix’s Addams Family series look like a snap | CNN

Although the main character’s name was inspired by the poetic line “Wednesday’s child is full of woe,” “Wednesday” is generally a delight, thanks almost entirely to Jenna Ortega. Having outgrown her Disney Channel days, Ortega makes the Addams Family’s now-high-school-age daughter the coolest humorless goth sociopath you’ll ever meet, in a Netflix series that’s more...