Trial & Error is a terribly underappreciated show that is evident in the network’s decision to release its second season during the dead summer months. Season one was intriguing because of John Lithgow’s presence, but he was always meant to be the foil to the true protagonist, the outcasted Josh Segal (played by Nicholas D’Agosto). Lithgow’s story is long gone as this season, with the aptly added tagline “Lady Killer,” sees the emergence of another big name player. While keeping together the hilarious ensemble of season one, could this show improve on its true crime satirical style?
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Any film or TV series that deals with student life has the pressure of its cast delivering some great, relatable performances. That isn’t to say that child actors can’t deliver phenomenal performances, but some are still discovering what kind of actor they are so it can be real hit or miss. The last few coming of age stories have been promising so hopefully Bo Burnham’s directorial debut can follow that trend.
Starting with 2015’s Unfriended, producer Timur Bekmambetov and his production company, Bazelevs, set the bar for film a whole with ScreenLife. This involves stories told in real time through computer screens.