Greg Olear had high hopes that Homeland would join the ranks of the truly elite television dramas. Here, his criteria for what makes a TV show superb.
Part of the fun of riding a bicycle is getting lost and learning about a new neighbourhood. I rely more than I should on the mnemonic phrase “Never Eat Shredded Wheat.” Second Best: “Never Eat Soggy Worms.” I ask for directions, and I am a man. Impossible? I have learned to distrust my instincts. If [...]