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TV Review: ‘Loki’ is Marvelously Intriguing and Already Worthwhile

Disney Plus launched Loki, the third official Marvel Cinematic Universe TV series this week, and it’s immediately refreshing and involving. Both WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier succeeded at attracting audiences early on because it wasn’t at all clear what was really going on or where they were headed, and that’s absolutely true…

TV Review: The Underground Railroad is a Powerful Expression of America’s History

The Underground Railroad is an important relic from American history, one of this country’s earliest forms of organized resistance to systemic racism long before anyone would have utilized that term. When Black Africans were brought to the United States and enslaved, there were forward-thinking and humanitarian citizens who participated in a network that sought to…

TV Review: Halston, The CliffNotes Of An Icon

Roy Halston Frowick, simply known as Halston, became a legend in the field of fashion in the United States in the lates 1960s, and rose to international fame in the 1970s. The brand Halston remained a household name — despite the ownership vicissitudes — through the decades, and it continues to be considered one of…

TV Review: ‘Mare of Easttown’ Is An Interconnected, Moody Murder Story

A good murder mystery isn’t merely about finding out who committed one particular crime. The deepest and most compelling stories probe many secrets along the way, and uncover difficult truths and disturbing findings in the search for a culprit. At a point, it almost becomes irrelevant, if not merely less important, who the killer is…

TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Is As Relevant As Ever

The Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale returns for its fourth season next Wednesday after nearly a year and a half off the air. The adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel has long since surpassed its source material but continues to deliver a chilling, unforgettable portrait of a dystopian society that may not be nearly as…