REVIEW: ‘Succession’ Season Three is Gloriously Banal, Violent, and Heartbreaking

“In ‘Succession’, any attempt to leave Logan Roy’s orbit can only end in despair.”

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REVIEW: ‘Agnes’ (2021) is a Promising Take on the Nunsploitation Genre

“While Mickey Reece’s ‘Agnes’ (2021) is largely marketed as a horror film that draws upon the tired tropes of demonic possession and religious exorcism central to the nunsploitation genre, it surprises audiences by emerging as a haunting tale of grief, young motherhood and loss.”

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REVIEW: ‘Evil’ Season Two Takes on Body Horror, God, and Motherhood

Refusing to place all its hopes in both state and religion as god-given arbiters of justice, season two of Evil reinvents the crime procedural by suggesting that ideas of good and bad are not given, but made, remade, and brutally scapegoated onto people.

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In ‘Big Little Lies’, Belief and Faith is Reserved for White Women 

While Big Little Lies has executed one of the most empathetic and nuanced portrayals of sexual trauma, its poor grasp on racial dynamics leaves much to be desired.

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