Finch — Apple TV +

Set in an all too plausible and uncomfortably not too distant future, this sometimes grim but mostly heartwarming postapocalyptic drama relies on a simple premise. What if climate change had finally destroyed the ozone layer, wiping out most of humanity except for Tom Hanks, his dog and a bumbling but good-natured robot? The answer doesn’t reinvent the genre but thanks to Hanks’s endearing and empathetic performance it manages to offer a light but entertaining diversion from the more dour doomsday fare we’re used to seeing...

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