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Riverdale Recap
By Ashley Turner @AsheDT Who is the gargoyle king? That's the question I should be asking but I got distracted by. Welcome to another episode of Riverdale. The show has reverted to a slower pace after last week. Which is much welcomed. I could actually focus on the plot, which is chugging...
By: Megan Maher Everything from the character and set aesthetics to the on-set crew are beautifully orchestrated to create the fantastic town that is Midnight, Texas. During my set visit to the fictional town of Midnight, Texas (located in Albuquerque, New Mexico) I had the pleasure of getting an in-depth...
By Ashley Turner, @AsheDT On this TBT (Throwback Thursday), we visit the golden age of Black tv. That era, more so than anything else, was helped bring about a that were character-focused, comedic, and complex. Because of the sheer amount of shows in rotation at that time, it's not surprising that...
I met Markeia McCarty on the junket for the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom film. We geeked out over getting to play with the newest toys released from the movie and a new gaming app. I immediately knew that I had found a kindred spirit or a "kindred nerd". Since then,...
Brilliant and smart women in the past have historically been seen as witches. Many societies and cultures have often portrayed women with talent as enchantresses. So, it comes as no surprise that our three favorite sorceresses-Prue, Phoebe, and Piper--have been readapted for modern audiences. The new Charmed reboot is...
On a recent set visit to Black Lightning, BGN had the pleasure of speaking with Marvin “Krondon” Jones III who plays Tobias Whale, supervillain and archenemy to Black Lightning. Jones candidly talked about why he has such great compassion for his character Tobias Whale, on how he prepared to play...
The Few Season 2
Those who delve cult-deep into sci-fi and superheroes may already know actor/writer Sam Benjamin. He’s had roles in Justice League and in the BBC’s Doctor Who. What they may not know about is his epic UK TV series, The Few. Shot all over London on a super tight budget,...
Imperfect might have audiences feeling like they are watching a television commercial instead of an engaging and entertaining program. This is partly due to the concept of the short episode that the series adheres to and very closely. But it is also partially due to the quick pace nature...
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Amazon Prime Video has released the second official trailer for their upcoming series Homecoming which premieres Friday, November 2nd. The Amazon series made its premiere this year at the Toronto International Film Festival. It is a mind-bending psychological thriller starring Julia Roberts and directed by Sam Esmail (creator of Mr. Robot). Heidi Bergman (Roberts) is a...
Parisa Fitz-Henley
By: Megan Maher The cherry on top of this incredible set visit experience of the sophomore NBC series Midnight, Texas is the vivacious Parisa Fitz-Henley that plays Fiji Cavanaugh. She is Black girl magic personified with a heavy and fun dosage of Black girl nerd/geek mixed into one! I had...
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