TV Club: Mozart In The Jungle’s European vacation is a welcome break for all
A couple of things were on my mind as I cued up the third season of Mozart In The Jungle. I realized I was looking forward to the escapism more than ever before, because this has been a no-good, terrible year, in and out of politics. Even with all the comedies out there, Mozart is one of the most transportive. Maybe it’s all the wonderful music, or Gael García Bernal’s performance as a puckish pied piper. But whatever it is, I was ready to be immersed in this oft-zany depiction of life as an artist and all of the compromises that come with it.
Secondly, I wondered if the Amazon series’ big wins at the Golden Globes—Best Comedy and Best Actor in a comedy (bravo, Gael!)—would mean a greater number of people would be joining me in catching up. I really do hope its …