The HBO limited series Watchmen dominated the Emmy nominations today with 26 nods including Outstanding Limited Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series for star, Regina King, who won previously in this category for her performance in the Netflix series 7 Seconds. I think she’s the favorite to take home the award this year as well. Watchmen should also be favored to win … Continue reading WATCHMEN Leads Emmy Nominations! Did Your Favorite Show Get a Nod? (See Complete List Here)
With the launch of HBO Max there’s been a lot of confusion about the other HBO streaming brands, HBO Go and HBO Now, among consumers. Today, WarnerMedia cleared things up. As of July 31st, HBO Go will cease to exist. If you’re an HBO Go subscriber, you’re now able to access the streamer’s content via HBO Max. Along with killing the HBO Go service, WarnerMedia … Continue reading WarnerMedia Kills HBO GO and Rebrands HBO NOW to Clear Way for HBO MAX Service
Most of us came to know Yvonne Orji for her role as Molly on the HBO comedy Insecure. But, what most people don’t know is that Orji had a standup career before her breakout role as Molly. Orji’ s first HBO stand up special Momma I Made It premiered on HBO this past Saturday and she shines. The special cuts footage of Orji back in … Continue reading Get to Know Yvonne Orji in Her Stand-Up Special MOMMA I MADE IT on HBO
The 2018 film Mario, from Switzerland, tells a beautiful story of two footballers who unexpectedly fall in love. The film’s titular character Mario is a rising football (soccer for US readers) star. He has a promising career ahead of him and all those around him including his father want to make sure he succeeds. While training for current season, the team adds a new player, … Continue reading PRIDE MONTH PROGRAMMING: The Film MARIO Tells the Heart Wrenching Story of Two Footballers In Love
Ramy dropped its second season last Friday and boy what a season it is! Like season one, Ramy extends stand alone episodes for Ramy’s family members, this year including his Uncle Naseem (Laith Nakli). SPOILERS AHEAD In the season’s ninth episode, we learn during a surprising moment in a gym steam room that Ramy’s obnoxious uncle is gay. Naseem, a Muslim, is closeted and self … Continue reading PRIDE MONTH PROGRAMMING: RAMY Delivers the Beautiful Yet Heartbreaking Story of “Uncle Naseem”
Today is the start of Pride Month and all month I’ll be highlighting some great LGBTQIA+ programming that is not only informative but also entertaining. I’d first like to recommend the documentary The Life and Death of Marsha P. Johnson on Netflix. This is truly one of the best documentaries about the origins of the LGBTQIA+ movement. Without Marsha, there’d be no Pride month, at … Continue reading Pride Month Programming: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MARSHA P. JOHNSON on Netflix
Lovebirds was originally supposed to be released theatrically this spring, but those plans got axed because of the coronavirus. Luckily Netflix swooped in and released the movie on the streaming platform last week and we’re all the better for it. I started watching the film, not knowing much about it. I just knew it was a romcom that starred Issa Rae (Insecure) and Kumail Nanjiani … Continue reading MOVIE WATCH: LOVEBIRDS on Netflix
Hulu’s comedy series Ramy is now available on the streaming service. The series follows Ramy, a first generation American Muslim” who is looking for his place in the world given the challenges of living in the Egyptian community but wanting acceptance in broader American society. Ramy star and co-creator Ramy Youssef won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his season … Continue reading WATCH: RAMY Season 2 Trailer
The HBO Max streaming service launched today. If you own Apple products, like me, it’s the first thing you see when you open the App Store on any of your devices. The service boasts 10,000 hours of content including series for kids, TV and movie classics, including titles from the DC Universe. The service is also offering exclusive original series. It will be interesting to … Continue reading HBO MAX is Here! Is Adding Another Streaming Service Worth It?
Netflix has renewed its Spanish drama “Elite” for a fourth season. The renewal comes with some cast changes at the boarding school set series. “Elite” is akin to the former CW series “Gossip Girl”. The students at Las Encinas are involved in lots of intrigue, murder and sex! The Spanish language show is available with English subtitles or dubbing. Returning cast members include Itzan Escamilla … Continue reading Netflix Renews ELITE for Fourth Season!