I just finished the last season of Cinemax's "Warrior." What stood out to me most throughout was its unique portrayal of racism, particularly through the character of Irish bar owner, patriot, and terrorist, Leary. These are my final thoughts on the themes that this nuanced character represented.
Most TV shows tend to address racism in one of two ways: tongue-in-cheek issue of the week or as a one-dimensional evil that is clearly, if you pardon the pun, black and white. Warrior's approach to it, however, is one of the best I've seen and here's why.
A year-long journey that defines the lengths by which obsession, classism, and insecurity create, destroy, and define relationships. This article argues for Walang Hanggan (2012) to be considered an example of how to write teleserye storylines that remain impactful even after close to a decade.
The West Wing aired from 1999-2006. It has many fans and is highly regarded, particularly for its idealism. But how has the show aged? And looking back, what's really notable about it? Here are some of my observations roughly 15 years after the last episode aired.
The character of Jaime Lannister exemplifies self-loathing and the feeling of being trapped in the world more than any character in the series. The journey we spend with him could also help us confront our own sense of hopelessness, particularly when we see no hope for change in our politics.
Through the seven seasons of "Kitchen Nightmares," there was a lot of controversy. Here are five of the show's most controversial episodes.
"Kitchen Nightmares" ran for seven seasons and had its fair share of attractive staff on the show.
America's Next Top Model is a reality competition show that features aspiring models competing for the title and a chance to kick-start their careers. Over the course of the show's seventeen year run, many memorable contestants have appeared and there have also been a slew of fun and iconic shoots.
Since the start of the Hasbro Era for Power Rangers, Beast Morphers was touted to be an RPM-inspired series possibly continuing from the legacy of the Disney Era's final hurrah. Throughout the two seasons, there are hints that this might be a big possibility.
Fascinatingly, Star Trek: Discovery explores the issue of marginality rather thoroughly. Find out how.
Guaranteed to leave you in tears, this a list of the most emotional Japanese dramas in the history of TV.
The USS Enterprise did not explore the galaxy alone. There was an entire fleet of vessels like the Enterprise that went boldly as well. Some make an appearance in the original series, some do not. Explore what happened to the other starships of the Constitution class from Star Trek.
My two cents regarding the long debate of Willow's sexuality.
In this time of uncertainty and anxiety, we often try to turn to comedy in an attempt to relieve ourselves from the pressure of the current state of affairs. Enter Middleditch and Schwartz.
Washington D.C. and Hollywood have had a long, sordid history that ranges from empowering war-time propaganda to the use of vapid celebrities to fuel presidential campaigns. This article explores how 2010s sitcoms have integrated themselves into political discourse, for better or worse.
Since Kamen Rider Zero-One's 2nd story arc started, lots of people in the toku fandom have expressed their distate, and dare I say, outright hatred of Gai as a villain. I personally have enjoyed the story arc, which leaves me baffled as to why I'm in the minority.
As I write this, the world is dealing with the scourge of the novel coronavirus (COVID19). Viruses, epidemics, and pandemics like this have been inspiration for several episodes of the Star Trek sci-fi television series. Only episodes from The Original Series (TOS) and and The Next Generation (TNG).
This article is a little reflection on the fictional character Fiona Gallagher in the TV show "Shameless" (US) and how nothing in the show explains why she is who she is: the saviour of the Gallaghers, an unexplainable light in the chaos of the show.
Explore why the doctors featured in hit show "House M.D." are terrible role models in this character analysis!
How I Met Your Mother is a beloved CBS sitcom that ran from 2005-2014, for an impressive 9 seasons. The show follows Ted Mosby and his group of friends in New York, and features an impressive ensemble cast. Alyson Hannigan starred as the fierce and bubbly Lily Aldrin, who rocked many hairstyles.
Each sibling from the Umbrella Academy represents a Deadly Sin, which captures their character and growth.
Are you looking for shows like "The Last Kingdom?" You've come to the right place.
Are you looking for series like "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia?" You've come to the right place.
'The Facts of Life' is an iconic 80s TV sitcom, but the cast was heavily dwindled down and only a few key actors made the cut. In this article, we'll examine what happened to the cast of 'The Facts of Life' and catch up with some of the members who are still active in Hollywood today.
Scandal's Olivia Pope is known for being fashion forward and for delivering some seriously awe-inspiring style moments. From trench coats to blazers, ball gowns to white hats, the character sure knew how to rock a wide array of memorable ensembles. Let's take a look at some of Olivia's best looks.
That 70's Show is a hit period sitcom that follows six teenage friends living in Point Place, Wisconsin during the 1970s. Spanning 8 seasons, the series featured many memorable characters including the pretty and spoiled Jackie Burkhart. Let's take a look at some of her best looks from the show.
Are you looking for shows like Sherlock? You've come to the right place.