This post contains major spoilers for “WandaVision.”

I was always a bit skeptical about “WandaVision.”

To be fair, I was a bit skeptical about almost all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe television shows when they were announced. Reports of “Falcon and the Winter Soldier”, “Loki” and even “What If …


Wunmi Mosaku as Ruby (left) and Michael K. Williams as Montrose (right)

Content warning: In addition to spoilers for Lovecraft Country, this post contains discussions of transphobia, sexual assault, physical assault, child abuse and murder.

Lovecraft Country is HBO’s latest hit.

The sci-fi/horror show — helmed by Misha Green and executive produced by Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams — dominated Sunday nights…


His name was Chadwick Boseman. He was an actor. He was 43. He died of stage 4 colon cancer. And he was my hero.

I don’t know what else to say about him other than that.

I guess I could sit here and write about his (devastatingly) short but already…


Queen & Slim, released on Thanksgiving Day, has been heavily marketed as a movie for Black people.

It’s what people will sometimes refer to as a “unapologetically Black” production; it’s written by a queer Black woman (Lena Waite), directed by a Black woman (Melina Matsoukas), stars two dark-skinned Black people…


Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman and Janelle Monáe as Marie Buchanan

I’m not even going to mince words: I didn’t like Harriet.

Harriet has gotten mixed reviews since its release. Before its release, the film was embroiled in controversy; as if the casting of British actress Cynthia Erivo did not raise enough eyebrows, old tweets of Erivo’s — ones with anti-Black-American…


FX Network’s series “POSE” has recently become one of my favorite series of all time.

“POSE” is about Black/Afro-Latina trans women and queer men trying to survive New York City in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Loosely based on the 1991 documentary Paris is Burning, the show follows their…


I was one of the innumerable people who rushed to the theater to see Avengers: Endgame last Thursday night.

I kind of felt like I was obligated to see this movie, to be honest. Not only did I need closure after sitting through Infinity War, but I needed closure after…


Akira Akbar as Monica Rambeau

For months before seeing the movie, I watched my Twitter timeline shiver with anticipation as they impatiently awaited the arrival of Captain Marvel

The excitement makes perfect sense: Captain Marvel is Marvel’s first female-led film, and it arrives after a whole decade of male superheros being the center of the…

Courtney

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