'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
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'
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'The Diving with Purpose' divers embark on a mission to positively identify a perfectly preserved wreck that is believed to be a 'freedom boat'
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
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
In the trailer, we see Vivien gather her children around for another announcement
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
Veteran actor Jean Reno stars as the new police chief, Ange Leonetti, who is tasked with cleaning up the city
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
According to the official synopsis, the Hawaiian-themed wedding will loosen everyone up and lead to 'an evening of debauchery'
Both Bob and Henry are nothing more than bystanders in the war being fought over their Black bodies by White men
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
What adds insult to injury is that 'protective' hairstyles or creative hairstyling methods like 'laying edges' have repeatedly been appropriated by non-Black celebrities
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'
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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'
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
The Pope himself gave his blessings to the slave trade by saying that 'pagans' could be enslaved
Smita M has a Masters in Cultural Studies. She has worked in print and digital newsrooms in India and Nepal, writing on culture, politics, social trends, health, and lifestyle.