The Expanse: Pick A Side Trailer & Analysis

Three main characters including one we haven't met yet address the viewer head on, making a case for the legitimacy of their territory's rule. The fourth, makes a case for cooperation. It makes sense that Naomi is the voice of Belters, and it underlines her character growth over the first season. In the beginning...

The Parallel Lives of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Olivia Pope

By Shannon McKinley   OK, grown woman confession: I woke up one morning thinking about the similarities between the lives of Buffy (the Vampire Slayer) Summers and Scandal’s Olivia Pope. As someone who fangirled hard for Joss Whedon’s epic Chosen One, and an unapologetic Scandal-holic, I could not help but write about the parallels between the...

The Mist Will Be Rolling Into Spike This Year

It was reported back in April of last year that Spike had picked up Stephen King's novella The Mist for serialization. The story was about a group of people holed up in a small town grocery store hiding from a mysterious mist that rolled into town bringing horrors with it. Legions of Stephen King...

New Defenders Photos: A Blessing and a Curse

On January 12th nine new photos were released by Entertainment Weekly introducing The Defenders. The photos have an 80's Teen Beat feel to them including neon, subway smoke, and funky fonts. While it is exciting to see the team together and get a sense of what the show will be like the lack of melanin...

How Television Beat Film in 2016

In the year where everything beloved died, I'm taking a stand to say television kicked film's ass. In the past decade, there's been a continuing debate as to whether or not TV had finally surpassed film. This argument has been evolving for years. Every time there is a great wave of TV or a...

BGN Exclusive: Hidden Figures Panel

  This short featurette depicts photos from the stars of the hit film Hidden Figures.  We're also happy the film that broke box office this weekend!  In this clip, actress Octavia Spencer shares her story about working on the film. Camera and photography by Valerie Complex.

Love It or Hate It — There’s Something about ‘The OA’

#TheOA is very polarizing. And it annoying likes it that way. BGN TV reviews.

‘Emerald City’ Makes Oz the Most Colorful It’s Been Since ‘The Wiz’

From the diversity to the interesting Oz twists to the Trumpian nature of the Wizard — #EmeraldCity is perfectly good enough.

New Series Alert: Hermione Granger and the Quarter Life Crisis

By Eliyannah Amirah Yisrael   I've been an avid reader for as long as I can remember. I don’t recall learning how to read or being introduced to books. My love for words is just as old as I am. It is at the beginning of me. Yet, in all that time, there wasn’t a character I...

6 Questions About Shadowhunters Season 2

  Written by Abbey White It’s hard to believe that Shadowhunters is finally back, considering the seemingly never-ending wait for its return. But on Monday, Freeform’s hit series aired the premiere of its highly anticipated second season, giving fans even more of this stunning, sexy and surprising magical underworld. Picking up where season one's cliffhanger-filled finale left off,...