Now, with the A League of Their Own series, we get more than just the white women who first played baseball. The series does a great job moving between the white cast without skimping on Max Chapman’s (Chanté Adams) story as she struggles to find a place for herself as a Black woman baseball player.
A lot happens in the first season, full of surprising twists and the audience is as confused as the girls. That’s what makes Paper Girls so entertaining. A regular kid winds up involved in a larger mystery may seem formulaic. Still, thanks to the talented acting of the cast, Paper Girls delivers an engrossing show that leaves you salivating for the next season.
Like the US, they also rewrite history, downplay or ignore their historical role and how that directly influences generational wealth among white people, and generational trauma among Black and Indigenous people. BLK: An Origin Story highlight specific groups, individuals, and locations, in four episodes, that are essential to Black people’s arc in Canada.
The Boys third season from Amazon Prime Video is wild, filled with twists, tons of nudity, and bloodshed. This season trumps deaths from previous seasons. The first episode left me shocked because I did not expect such an imaginative death. The Boys is so good because of the satirical nature of this superhero story. If
The Porter is an 8-part series airing on BET+. The series stars Aml Ameen, Ronnie Rowe Jr., Mouna Traoré, Loren Lott, Olunike Adeliyi, Alfre Woodard, and follows railway workers—porters—Junior Massey (Aml Ameen) and Zeke Garrett (Ronnie Rowe Jr.) as a tragic event lead them on divergent paths. Set in 1920s Montreal and inspired by true events about the first Black union, The Porter grips audiences with a compelling story that does not stint on character.
On My Block on Netflix follows a quartet of quirky, street-smart urban teens going through high school and living in South Central, Los Angeles. There is Monse (Sierra Capri), Cesar (Diego Tonico), Ruby (Jason Genao), and Jamal (Brett Gray). Season four continues a couple of years after the events of the third season. The final season of On My Block wraps up the series with its usual flair of comedy mixed with drama and cements itself as a staple coming-of-age story.
Midnight Mass is the latest creation from Mike Flanagan, the talented director/creator who brought us The Haunting of Hill House, Doctor Sleep, and Absentia. Flanagan’s attention to detail makes Midnight Mass an engrossing series that benefits from repeated viewings. His works creep up on you over time; moving from good to spectacular. Midnight Mass is
Synopsis from Netflix: After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave (Henry Thomas) hires a young American nanny (Victoria Pedretti) to care for his orphaned niece and nephew (Amelie Bea Smith, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen (Rahul Kohli), groundskeeper Jamie (Amelia Eve) and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose (T’Nia
American Horror Story is a loved series and while there is debate over which season was the best and worst of the collection so far, it was unique particularly when the series first began. It made room for the fantastical as well as the macabre, and that mixture was sorely missing at the time. Ryan