Stranger Things exemplifies how women turn pain into power

**This article contains spoilers for all four seasons of Stranger Things.** While Netflix's Stranger Things is of course composed of primarily sci-fi elements, borrowing heavily from horror and fantasy films of the '80s, it's core is rooted in realism with themes of family, courage, identity, and the age-old power struggle between light and dark. Season … Continue reading Stranger Things exemplifies how women turn pain into power

Hacks, Heartstopper, & Yellowjackets score LGBTQ critics’ Dorian Award nominations

GALECA, The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, announced its nominees for the 14th annual Dorian TV Awards earlier this week. The nominees include actors and television series from many of this years' high-profile LGBTQ projects, including HBO Max's Hacks, HBO's Euphoria, Netflix's Heartstopper, and Showtime's Yellowjackets. Leading the pack is HBO and HBO Max, with … Continue reading Hacks, Heartstopper, & Yellowjackets score LGBTQ critics’ Dorian Award nominations

Warrior Nun season 2 gets trailer, aims for winter release

Everyone's favorite girl gang is back in a brand-new trailer for the upcoming second season of Netflix's Warrior Nun. A breakout hit at the height of the pandemic in 2020, the series featured an international cast, primarily composed of women, including Alba Baptista, Kristina Tonteri-Young, and Toya Turner. Warrior Nun follows the story of Ava, … Continue reading Warrior Nun season 2 gets trailer, aims for winter release

The CW’s ‘Red Wedding’ is an archaic exercise in greed and bigotry

The CW was already on thin ice with many viewers after the fallout of the Supergirl series finale and by cancelling fan favorite DC shows such as Batwoman and Legends of Tomorrow, but it's now drawing more ire after axing even more popular series. The network, which is currently owned by both Warner Bros. TV … Continue reading The CW’s ‘Red Wedding’ is an archaic exercise in greed and bigotry

Minx is a funny, full-frontal look at ’70s feminism

**This article contains spoilers for HBO Max's Minx.** HBO Max seems to be hitting it's stride when it comes to original comedy series, thanks to both the critical and commercial success of shows such as The Righteous Gemstones and the Emmy Award-winning Hacks. Minx, a fictitious take on the origins of the first women's erotica … Continue reading Minx is a funny, full-frontal look at ’70s feminism

‘Buffy’ at 25: How the show changed pop culture forever

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, one of the most successful genre television shows in history. The series originally debuted in 1997 as a mid-season replacement, but would go on to last a total of seven seasons, while also creating it's own spin-off and subsequent comic book franchise in it's … Continue reading ‘Buffy’ at 25: How the show changed pop culture forever

Hawkeye series finally puts some respect on Natasha Romanoff’s MCU death

In this week's episode of Hawkeye on Disney+, titled "Ronin," finally addressed the lasting ramifications of Natasha Romanoff's sacrifice in Avengers: Endgame. The emotional penultimate episode picks up following the events of Black Widow, set in 2018, as Yelena (Florence Pugh) is executing her worldwide mission of freeing the other brainwashed black widow assassins. During … Continue reading Hawkeye series finally puts some respect on Natasha Romanoff’s MCU death

Buffy’s Eliza Dushku testifies to Congress about experiencing sexual harassment in Hollywood

Actress Eliza Dushku went before the House Judiciary Committee last month during a hearing entitled "Silenced: How Forced Arbitration Keeps Victims of Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment in the Shadows." This marked the first time that she was able to speak freely about her own experiences during her time on the CBS show Bull in … Continue reading Buffy’s Eliza Dushku testifies to Congress about experiencing sexual harassment in Hollywood