Liz Baessler

Liz Baessler is a frequent contributor and infrequent columnist at Film School Rejects. She has an MA in English and a lot of time on her hands. (She/Her)
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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Darryl and White Josh Have the Healthiest Relationship on TV

By Liz Baessler 

Even when they’re not together…

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‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Pulls Off Another Spectacular Ending

By Liz Baessler 

‘Nathaniel Is Irrelevant’ is an unexpected but perfect season finale.


What’s Actually Happening on ‘The Good Place’?

By Liz Baessler 

‘The Good Place’ has ended its second season with a little less punch than last year. Or has it?


‘The Good Place’ Is Leaving Its Roots Behind

By Liz Baessler 

‘The Good Place’ is back for the second half of its second season, and everything has changed. 

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The 28 Most Anticipated TV Shows of 2018

By Liz Baessler 

From new shows to returning sagas, there’s plenty of competition to see what fills the Game of Thrones-size hole in the TV landscape of 2018.

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The 17 Best TV Performances of 2017

By Liz Baessler 

With 2017’s television offerings in the books, we count down the best performances of the year. From American Gods to Stranger Things and everything in between.


‘Stranger Things’ and the Pitfalls of Audience Engagement

By Liz Baessler 

Knowing your audience isn’t always a good thing.

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Why Does Everyone Speak So Strangely in ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer?’

By Liz Baessler 

Is there a reason for the film’s bizarre speech patterns? We explore.

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Search Party: An Agonizingly Delightful New Season

By Liz Baessler 

Season 2 of ‘Search Party’ is joyous torture to watch.