Review: Gentefied

Gentefied is a Spanglish mashup of gente (people) and gentrified that perfectly expresses what this bilingual comedy series on Netflix is about.

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Review: Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn or simply Birds of Prey is a crazy onslaught of neon light and glitter bombs and wild music that tells how a group of women find each other and team up to defeat the patriarchy. It was insane and it also made complete sense.

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Review: Queen and Slim

Queen and Slim is a loving and terrifying glimpse into a few days in the lives of an unlikely African American couple. I completely recommend the film for everyone.

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Review: Locke & Key

Locke & Key is a Netflix series based on graphic novels written by Joe Hill, illustrated by Gabriel Rodríguez and published by IDW Publishing. It’s full of magic keys and horror-lite situations involving a family in an old mysterious house.

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Review: Luna Nera, season 1

Luna Nera (or Black Moon) is an Italian language series on Netflix. It’s a tale of witches and witch hunters set in 17th Century Italy.

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Review: Omniscient (Onisciente)

Omniscient (Onisciente) is a Brazilian sci-fi series streaming on Netflix. I thought it was one of the best TV series I’ve seen in weeks. It’s set in a not-too-distant future where everyone in the city has a personal drone observing them 24/7. The main character is a female computer programmer. It’s exciting, geeky, beautifully written and plotted, and simply outstanding.

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Review: The Stranger

The Stranger is a new Harlan Coben mystery thriller on Netflix. The story is set in motion when a young woman calling herself The Stranger (Hannah John-Kamen) reveals secrets to several people living in Manchester, England.

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Review: Shrill, season 2

Shrill, season 2, takes the main character Annie (Aidy Bryant) on a journey of discovery about herself and the people around her. Aidy Bryant developed the series with Alexandra Rushfield and Lindy West. Bryant wrote for every episode, and also directed in season 2.

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Review: Jezebel (2019)

Jezebel is a true story based on the early life of the film’s writer and director, Numa Perrier. Perrier plays the older sister Sabrina in the film but she lived it as the younger sister. It’s available on Netflix.

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Thoughts on Season 1 of The L Word: Generation Q

The L Word: Generation Q is an old friend and a new friend wrapped up in a beautiful package. Now that season 1 has ended and the long wait for season 2 begins, I wanted to share some thoughts about the new series.

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