Show Reviews

Show reviews from various channels and streaming services. Documentaries, science fiction, superheroes, horror, comedies, and dramedies to binge!

A League of Their Own still of the Rockford Peaches

A League of Their Own Review

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.

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Paper Girls still of three girls on bikes

Paper Girls Review

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. 

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BLK: An Origin Story Poster of a Black woman with writing projected on their face

BLK: An Origin Story Review

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. 

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The Porter series Key Art

The Porter Review

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. 

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You Season 3 with Joe (Penn Badgley) and Love (Victoria Pedretti) sitting on a sofa.

You Season 3 Review

You’s third season is like watching a collision from the sidelines; you’re unable to look away because you want to see who walks away. You continues to have great dialogue, killer acting and ups the drama to flabbergasted levels. 

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