Binge and Repeat: Exploring ‘The Act’

A few years back the horrifying murder of DeeDee Blanchard was splashed across the headlines. During the course of the murder investigation details of her daughter’s abuse garnered even more attention to the story, resulting in the public’s fascination with the grim case. When watching “The Act,” viewers pay witness to the dark and often difficult to watch events that … read more

Binge and Repeat: ‘Shrill’ promotes body acceptance

SNL’s Aidy Bryant stars in Hulu’s new series, “Shrill,” based on the book by Lindy West. The show follows Bryant’s character, Annie, a full-figured woman who learns to accept that she is allowed to take up space in the world. At the beginning of the series Annie accepts criticism about her body from strangers with a defeatist attitude and gratefully … read more

Binge and Repeat: Handmaids and the resistance

With the second season of The Handmaid’s Tale audiences were ruthlessly pulled back into the cloying horror of Gilead. After last season’s finale ended with the Handmaids proudly defying the Aunts, the first episode revealed how gruesome the punishments in this dystopian society can be. For those viewers who haven’t watched the first season yet, I sincerely suggest getting a … read more

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