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  • Frances (Melissa McCarthy) and Tony (Bobby Cannavale) slow dance together in the grass in the Hulu Original Series Nine Perfect Strangers

    Nine Perfect Strangers Episode 5: Time and “Sweet Surrender”

    The following article contains spoilers about Episode 5 of Nine Perfect Strangers, “Sweet Surrender.” If you haven’t already read them, be sure to check out the previous articles about this series. The Influence of Time In “Sweet Surrender,” the smoothies of Tranquillum House continue to work their magic: the psilocybin softens the barriers between the […] More

  • Lars (Luke Evans), Jessica (Samara Weaving), and Ben (Melvin Gregg) stare toward the camera wearing looks of disbelief in the Hulu original series Nine Perfect Strangers

    Nine Perfect Strangers Episode 4: Choice in a “Brave New World”

    This article discusses the issues of choice and consent in Episode 4 of Nine Perfect Strangers, “Brave New World.” It contains many spoilers, so be sure to watch the episode prior to reading. And if you haven’t already read it, check out the article discussing the first three episodes of Nine Perfect Strangers. Truth and […] More

  • Nicole Kidman, as Masha Dmitrichenko, stands in a sunlit hallway wearing an enigmatic smile.

    The Power of Language in Nine Perfect Strangers: Episodes 1-3

    Note: Although this article is a broad, thematic discussion of the first three episodes of Nine Perfect Strangers, it does contain some spoilers, so I recommend watching the first three episodes before reading it. Nine Perfect Strangers The Hulu original miniseries Nine Perfect Strangers is about nine people attending a 10-day wellness retreat in a […] More