FX’s “The Americans” Gets More and More Timely
This acclaimed drama about Russian spies just wrapped up its fifth season, but it’s never been more relevant.
In “Occupied,” Misery in Norway Makes for Great Binge-Watching
“Homeland,” “House of Cards,” and “The Americans” have found good company in a suspenseful Scandinavian series (and the feature film that helped inspire it).
Better than the Cliffs Notes: “War and Peace” on Cable
If Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy’s epic “War & Peace” looks too dauntingly long to read, then try the excellent BBC miniseries instead.