Category Archives: TV

WandaVision Featurette: Behind-the-Scenes Look at First Two Episodes

WandaVision Featurette: Behind-the-Scenes Look at First Two Episodes Marvel Studios has released the first WandaVision featurette for Disney+‘s first MCU series, providing us with a behind-the-scenes look at the production of the first two episodes which are both now available for streaming. Also featuring some new footage from the series’ remaining seven episodes with each one set… Read More »

What to Watch on Netflix Top 10 Rankings on January 15

The Netflix Top 10 list won’t tell you how many people are watching a show, but it will tell you which shows people are watching the most. The Top 10 list for Friday, Jan. 15 finds Shonda Rhimes’ period piece Bridgerton moved out of the top spot for the first time in a week, dethroned by… Read More »

Category: TV

All American Season 3 Review: The CW’s Football Drama Still Scores, But MVP Daniel Ezra Deserves More

At the beginning of All American, the CW drama following a Black teen (Daniel Ezra) struggling to reconcile his Compton identity with his promising new life as a football star living in Beverly Hills, it explored questions of Blackness, colorism, and privilege through a mostly singular coming-of-age story. Now, as that narrative continues to evolve… Read More »

11 Essential Shows and Documentaries About Racial Justice and Police Brutality

The year 2020 has brought America’s long-festering racial wounds into sharp relief. In March, EMT Breonna Taylor was killed when police entered her apartment on a “no-knock” search warrant. In May, two men were arrested for the killing of runner Ahmaud Arbery whose death had gone unprosecuted since February.  Later that month, a Black man’s videotaped encounter with a… Read More »

8 Stand-Up Specials From Black Comics to Watch That Will Make You Smile

We were so happy to bid farewell to 2020, but it seems like the new year has some of that leftover energy. If you follow the news even a little bit, there’s a lot of upsetting information coming at you: coronavirus, the second impeachment of a U.S. President, and the continuing struggle for social justice… Read More »

8 Terrific Films By Black Directors to Watch on Netflix

If you’re looking to expand your cultural horizons – and aren’t we all open to that these days? – check out these movies by talented Black filmmakers that are available to stream on Netflix. Most of the films are part of Netflix’s Black Lives Matter collection, which highlights feature films, TV shows, and documentaries about Black… Read More »

Best New Shows and Movies on Netflix This Week: Anthony Mackie in Outside the Wire, Disenchantment

The best new shows and movies on Netflix this week include Outside the Wire, an action-packed original film starring Anthony Mackie as a butt-kicking android; the third chapter of Matt Groening’s animated series Disenchanted, which is essentially Futurama in a fantasy setting; and Bling Empire, a real-life Crazy Rich Asians. Below are all the new… Read More »

Ramy Star May Calamawy Joins Disney+’s Moon Knight Series

Ramy star May Calamawy joins Disney+’s Moon Knight series After two breakout seasons on the acclaimed Hulu comedy Ramy, actress May Calamawy is branching out in a big way as The Hollywood Reporter has brought word that the Bahrani actress has signed on to star in Disney+’s Oscar Isaac-fronted Moon Knight series in a currently-unknown role. RELATED: Synchronic’s Benson… Read More »

Everything to Know About the Biden-Harris Inauguration Special

On Wednesday, Jan. 20, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in as president and vice president, and the U.S. will celebrate with a special hosted by Tom Hanks. Originally reported by Variety, the special, titled Celebrating America, is set to be broadcast across several networks, will feature all kinds of celebrity guests, like Demi… Read More »