'Grand Army' Review: Teen drama series makes all the right noises but ends up as a cacophony of representation
'Grand Army' Review: Teen drama series makes all the right noises but ends up as a cacophony of representation

'Grand Army' is definitely worth a watch for what it is attempting to do. We can only hope that Season 2 takes its time developing the characters and their storylines

EXCLUSIVE | Grand Army’s Marcela Avelina ‘in awe’ of show’s representation and conversations it sparks
EXCLUSIVE | Grand Army’s Marcela Avelina ‘in awe’ of show’s representation and conversations it sparks

In an exclusive interview with MEAWW, Marcela Avelina who plays Flora Mejia explained that the biggest story arc for the character on the show in her first season was 'advocating for oneself'

'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 15: Pastor's toxic daughter story foreshadows Jack becoming mindless weapon
'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 15: Pastor's toxic daughter story foreshadows Jack becoming mindless weapon

Look no further than the similarities between Jack and the pastor's daughter. Both are fresh-faced and naive about how the world works, have daddy issues and both are weapons who want to bring about a status quo situation

'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 15: All hail Dean for mastering emotional manipulation, getting Amara onboard
'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 15: All hail Dean for mastering emotional manipulation, getting Amara onboard

Lying to Amara is just another 'ends justify means decision'. The balance of the universe depends on blowing up Chuck with Amara, using Jack, so that their world can continue to exist without cosmic entities interfering in human matters

‘Grand Army’: Meet Odessa A’Zion, Odley Jean, Jayson Jackson and the rest of the cast of Netflix’s teen drama
‘Grand Army’: Meet Odessa A’Zion, Odley Jean, Jayson Jackson and the rest of the cast of Netflix’s teen drama

The play-to-show adaptation is getting a significant update in its 2020 avatar to better depict the issues New York teens are grappling with right now, including the pandemic and social justice movements like Black Lives Matters

EXCLUSIVE | Grand Army’s Sydney Meyer says Anna Delaney will end up having to ‘choose what she stands for’
EXCLUSIVE | Grand Army’s Sydney Meyer says Anna Delaney will end up having to ‘choose what she stands for’

In an exclusive interview with MEAWW, Sydney Meyer talked about the 'intense and emotional' shooting experience and what she likes most about her character Anna Delaney

'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 15 Preview: Team Free Will gets down to business as story’s finale arc begins
'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 15 Preview: Team Free Will gets down to business as story’s finale arc begins

The official synopsis of the show reveals that Castiel and Jack work a case involving members of a local church. Meanwhile, Sam and Dean go off in search of Amara

'We Are Who We Are' Episode 5: Jenny, Caitlin reveal how easily we give up the quest for our authentic selves
'We Are Who We Are' Episode 5: Jenny, Caitlin reveal how easily we give up the quest for our authentic selves

Jenny consumed with fulfilling others' needs to ensure her own status quo has perfected the evasive maneuver of leaving tracks with one foot while erasing them with the other

'Enslaved' Episode 5: Docuseries shows how enslaved Africans were not just victims but also heroes
'Enslaved' Episode 5: Docuseries shows how enslaved Africans were not just victims but also heroes

Some escaped slaves, like Harriet Tubman, returned to help others escape, like the Black regiment of the Union army. These soldiers freed 700 slaves in a daring raid

'Lovecraft Country' Episode 9 hoists its 'protest art' genre flag even higher as we rewind to Tulsa 1921
'Lovecraft Country' Episode 9 hoists its 'protest art' genre flag even higher as we rewind to Tulsa 1921

Letitia literally carries the hopes of those who were murdered and burnt in Tulsa into the future as Sonia Sanchez's 'Catch the Fire' gives the show its 'protest art' sheen

'Enslaved' Episode 5 Preview: Epix docu shows how enslaved Africans resisted in Africa, America and slave ships
'Enslaved' Episode 5 Preview: Epix docu shows how enslaved Africans resisted in Africa, America and slave ships

'The Diving with Purpose' divers embark on a mission to positively identify a perfectly preserved wreck that is believed to be a 'freedom boat'

'The Good Lord Bird' Episode 2 continues to draw praise for Ethan Hawke as fans thank Showtime for epic
'The Good Lord Bird' Episode 2 continues to draw praise for Ethan Hawke as fans thank Showtime for epic

Investigating the historic structures of racism through a fictionalized take on abolitionist John Brown, it rests heavily on Ethan Hawke's performance and is currently broadcast on Showtime that often brings such prestige TV offerings

'Flesh and Blood' Episode 2: Mark pulls off surprise wedding in Gibraltar and could be faking his passion
'Flesh and Blood' Episode 2: Mark pulls off surprise wedding in Gibraltar and could be faking his passion

As soon as Mary hears of the surprise wedding between Mark and Vivien, she asks Natalie to find out what happened to Mark's first wife and how she died

'Flesh and Blood' Episode 2 Preview: Vivien's plan to sell cottage rings alarms about Mark's intentions
'Flesh and Blood' Episode 2 Preview: Vivien's plan to sell cottage rings alarms about Mark's intentions

In the trailer, we see Vivien gather her children around for another announcement

Life after ‘Supernatural’: Here’s what lies ahead for Jensen Ackles and Jared Padelecki after 15 years
Life after ‘Supernatural’: Here’s what lies ahead for Jensen Ackles and Jared Padelecki after 15 years

Padalecki and Ackles have only been Sam and Dean Winchester for a majority of their careers, starting when they were fresh-faced 20-year-olds to now, grizzly middle-aged men with wives and six children between them

Netflix's 'Rogue City': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about French crime thriller starring Jean Reno
Netflix's 'Rogue City': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about French crime thriller starring Jean Reno

Veteran actor Jean Reno stars as the new police chief, Ange Leonetti, who is tasked with cleaning up the city

'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 14: Mrs Butters highlights weaknesses of Team Free Will before the Big Fight
'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 14: Mrs Butters highlights weaknesses of Team Free Will before the Big Fight

Mrs. Butters is a wood nymph and while she might have killed 200 people in one blast in her heyday and can rip off heads like cabbage, she is no God. Yet, Sam, Dean and Jack could do nothing against her or her magic

'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 14 Review: Secrets of Men of Letters bunker revealed in fun-filled episode
'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 14 Review: Secrets of Men of Letters bunker revealed in fun-filled episode

The bunker's magical wood nymph Mrs. Butters activates the hideout's bells and whistles like the monster radar that alerts the boys to monsters in the vicinity and an interdimensional telescope that allows them to peer into the multiverse

'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 14 Preview: Sam, Dean and Jack make up for all the holidays they have missed
'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 14 Preview: Sam, Dean and Jack make up for all the holidays they have missed

Traditional holiday festivities have been pretty much been off the table for years, but the upcoming episode will stuff all the festivities into one big holiday-themed extravaganza, thanks to a wood nymph played by guest star Meagen Fay

‘Charm City Kings’ Review: Bike stunts, spectacular acting in Meek Mill’s film debut let down by cliched story
‘Charm City Kings’ Review: Bike stunts, spectacular acting in Meek Mill’s film debut let down by cliched story

There is a poignant twist right at the end, that elevates Blax from a mere ex-con to something more substantial, but aside from that the script depends on too many cliches, saved only by the performance of its actors

'Charm City Kings': Meet Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Meek Mill and the rest of the cast of this Sundance darling
'Charm City Kings': Meet Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Meek Mill and the rest of the cast of this Sundance darling

The film's biggest selling point is its cast, which won the 'US Dramatic Special Jury Prize for Ensemble Acting' at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival

'We Are Who We Are' Episode 4: Chaos, sex and freedom get free rein by the pool before Craig packs off for war
'We Are Who We Are' Episode 4: Chaos, sex and freedom get free rein by the pool before Craig packs off for war

Craig has his last moments of ecstasy with his wife in the chaotic makeshift Eden before he is packed off to the orderly hell of war

'Enslaved' Episode 4 Review: Fractals, music and food are just some of the African legacies in the New World
'Enslaved' Episode 4 Review: Fractals, music and food are just some of the African legacies in the New World

While the West was obsessed with imposing order from above, harshly and often with great damage, African cultures explored order that emerged from the bottom-up organically

'Lovecraft Country' Episode 8: What does the curse of the ghoulish twins mean for Dee?
'Lovecraft Country' Episode 8: What does the curse of the ghoulish twins mean for Dee?

Dee fights bravely to the very end to avoid her curse, but as Naomi Wadler’s 2018 March for Our Lives speech reminds us, how many Black girls escape their violent fates?

'We Are Who We Are' Episode 4 Preview: Things expected to get wild at Craig’s wedding leading to ‘debauchery’
'We Are Who We Are' Episode 4 Preview: Things expected to get wild at Craig’s wedding leading to ‘debauchery’

According to the official synopsis, the Hawaiian-themed wedding will loosen everyone up and lead to 'an evening of debauchery'

'The Good Lord Bird' Episode 1: History lessons on how not to be an ally from vexed abolitionist John Brown
'The Good Lord Bird' Episode 1: History lessons on how not to be an ally from vexed abolitionist John Brown

Both Bob and Henry are nothing more than bystanders in the war being fought over their Black bodies by White men

'Flesh and Blood' Episode 1: Is Vivien's late-life romance too perfect? Familial skeletons are tumbling out
'Flesh and Blood' Episode 1: Is Vivien's late-life romance too perfect? Familial skeletons are tumbling out

Vivien's lover, Mark, the retired surgeon, is too good to be true and his behavior is off, and Mary, the too inquisitive neighbor, is borderline stalking Vivien

'Enslaved' Episode 4 Preview: Discover the first and only African town in America set up by freed slaves
'Enslaved' Episode 4 Preview: Discover the first and only African town in America set up by freed slaves

Africatown was unique because it was both a 'Black town', inhabited exclusively by people of African ancestry and also an enclave of people born in another country

'Flesh and Blood' Episode 1 Preview: Beachside mishap kicks off mystery with major characters introduced
'Flesh and Blood' Episode 1 Preview: Beachside mishap kicks off mystery with major characters introduced

The episode opens with emergency vehicles on the scene of a life-threatening mishap. There is a body on a beach but the identity of the victim and the culprit is unclear

'Flesh and Blood': Meet Imelda Staunton, Francesca Annis, Stephen Rea and the cast of murder mystery on PBS
'Flesh and Blood': Meet Imelda Staunton, Francesca Annis, Stephen Rea and the cast of murder mystery on PBS

Featuring a well-known cast of character actors, the show has Imelda Staunton as Mary and Francesca Annis as Vivien, the main female leads of this juicy mystery about the perils of late-life romance

'The Boys in the Band': Michael's pal Alan symbolizes society's rude imposition on the gay community
'The Boys in the Band': Michael's pal Alan symbolizes society's rude imposition on the gay community

Alan with his uncomprehending disgust toward the queer lifestyle is symbolic of society's constant abuse, negation, and erasure of gay men. He is symbolic of the rudeness of the dominant society as it wields its privilege and imposes on marginalized communities

'The Boys in the Band' Ending Explained: Why does Michael go to church and is his friend Alan actually gay?
'The Boys in the Band' Ending Explained: Why does Michael go to church and is his friend Alan actually gay?

Michael's party pops several assumptions Alan has about gay men... that only effeminate men were gay or that a gay man couldn't father children

Netflix 'The Boys in the Band' Review: Come for clever quips but stay for the truth bombs in film adaptation
Netflix 'The Boys in the Band' Review: Come for clever quips but stay for the truth bombs in film adaptation

In the current climate of gender fluidity and sexual experimentation from teen years onwards, the film set in the claustrophobic, fearful gay man's world of the 60s might seem antiquated. But is it really?

'The Boys in the Band': Meet Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer and rest of the cast of film based on the famed play
'The Boys in the Band': Meet Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer and rest of the cast of film based on the famed play

The Tony-winning cast from the Broadway revival of Mart Crowley’s play from the '60s has reunited, with the help of Ryan Murphy, for their Netflix debut

'Grand Army': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix’s new teen drama
'Grand Army': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix’s new teen drama

The show has already courted controversy because despite being marketed as a story primarily about teenagers of color, three writers have quit the show alleging 'racist exploitation and abuse' by the showrunner Katie Cappiello, and Netflix

'We Are Who We Are' Episode 3: Caitlin and Fraser's BFF bond amps up Richard and Sarah's problematic behavior
'We Are Who We Are' Episode 3: Caitlin and Fraser's BFF bond amps up Richard and Sarah's problematic behavior

Episode 3 is an exploration of the types of people thrown together and respective family dysfunctions in close proximity of the base as backyards and lives intertwine for better or for worse

'Enslaved' Episode 3: Samuel L Jackson follows trail of sugar, money and death in South America and Europe
'Enslaved' Episode 3: Samuel L Jackson follows trail of sugar, money and death in South America and Europe

Episode 3 takes up the narrative of slavery in Brazil and Suriname and the fate of the slaves who reached the sugar plantations there and also those who didn't

Why role models like Regina King and Brandee Evans displaying their 'natural hair' at virtual Emmys matters
Why role models like Regina King and Brandee Evans displaying their 'natural hair' at virtual Emmys matters

What adds insult to injury is that 'protective' hairstyles or creative hairstyling methods like 'laying edges' have repeatedly been appropriated by non-Black celebrities

'Lovecraft Country' Episode 7: Glorious technicolor fantasy used to explore reality of Hippolyta’s selfhood
'Lovecraft Country' Episode 7: Glorious technicolor fantasy used to explore reality of Hippolyta’s selfhood

The mysterious machine thrusts Hippolyta into a situation where she has to confront the cosmic nature of reality. She is thrown into a vortex which is an expansion of reality where 'Every beginning is in time and every limit of extension is in space'

'We Are Who We Are' Episode 3 Preview: Fraser tells Caitlin they are 'never going to kiss' despite their bond
'We Are Who We Are' Episode 3 Preview: Fraser tells Caitlin they are 'never going to kiss' despite their bond

When Caitlin tells Fraser everybody thinks they are dating and asks if that bothers him, he tells her that they are 'never going to kiss.' It shows Fraser thinks of their connection as more than a mundane hormone-fuelled bond and as something deeper and soul-affirming

'Enslaved' Episode 3 Preview: Tracing money from South America to Europe, show delves into economics of slavery
'Enslaved' Episode 3 Preview: Tracing money from South America to Europe, show delves into economics of slavery

Labor-intensive plantations needed enslaved Africans to function and turn a profit, even as sugar became a highly-prized commodity and immensely popular during the 18th century

‘Peter Pan and Wendy’: Yara Shahidi cast as Tinkerbell in Disney’s live-action, fans anticipate racist backlash
‘Peter Pan and Wendy’: Yara Shahidi cast as Tinkerbell in Disney’s live-action, fans anticipate racist backlash

Black fans on Twitter were gearing up for racist backlash to the casting as soon as it was announced, even as several tweets celebrated the casting after it was announced

When will 'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 14 return? 'Last Holiday' will see Sam and Dean celebrate all hols
When will 'Supernatural' Season 15 Episode 14 return? 'Last Holiday' will see Sam and Dean celebrate all hols

The first episode to air after the hiatus, titled 'Last Holiday', will allow viewers to see Sam and Dean celebrate every holiday thanks to a wood nymph they find in the bunker

When will 'NCIS: Los Angeles' Season 12 return? Caleb Castille as FBI agent Roundtree will be series regular
When will 'NCIS: Los Angeles' Season 12 return? Caleb Castille as FBI agent Roundtree will be series regular

Daniela Ruah, who plays Special Agent Kensi Blye, broke the news about how the cast and crew were back on set by posting behind-the-scenes images on her Instagram in early September

When will 'NCIS' Season 18 return? Show's 400th episode part of multi-episode arc linked to premiere
When will 'NCIS' Season 18 return? Show's 400th episode part of multi-episode arc linked to premiere

While Season 18's premiere episode will be the 399th episode, the long-awaited 400th episode milestone will be breached with the season's second episode, featuring Gibbs' mysterious mission

'Enola Holmes' Ending Explained: Why did Lord Tewksbury's grandmother want to kill him before the vote?
'Enola Holmes' Ending Explained: Why did Lord Tewksbury's grandmother want to kill him before the vote?

The young viscount, Lord Tewksbury, and his late father before him had more progressive views, which the Dowager thought was a threat to the country

'Enola Holmes' Review: Fourth wall breaks, forced romance mar Millie Bobby Brown's turn as Sherlock's sister
'Enola Holmes' Review: Fourth wall breaks, forced romance mar Millie Bobby Brown's turn as Sherlock's sister

There are plenty of cringe moments with Bobby Brown frequently breaking the fourth wall in the course of this film, which serve to distract us rather than immerse us in her POV and the plot

'Enola Holmes': Meet Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Helena Bonham Carter and rest of the cast of Netflix film on Sherlock's sister
'Enola Holmes': Meet Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Helena Bonham Carter and rest of the cast of Netflix film on Sherlock's sister

As Enola Holmes, Millie Bobby Brown not only makes her debut as the lead in a feature film but also as a first-time producer, who loves her character's ability to 'fight back'

'We Are Who We Are' Episode 2 flips the POV to Caitlin as she goes about her day with Fraser on the periphery
'We Are Who We Are' Episode 2 flips the POV to Caitlin as she goes about her day with Fraser on the periphery

Caitlin has a gangly charm to her like a baby giraffe that is quickly reaching its adult height. While her body is changing into a woman's figure, her smile is that of a child

'Enslaved' Episode 2: 'Rationalization' shows origins of racism in Europe and how Africa's 'unfree' were sold
'Enslaved' Episode 2: 'Rationalization' shows origins of racism in Europe and how Africa's 'unfree' were sold

The Pope himself gave his blessings to the slave trade by saying that 'pagans' could be enslaved

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