Hate Me Now: “Killing Eve”

  Sunday evening BBC America wrapped up the stellar first season of spy-thriller comedy Killing Eve. Starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, the cat-and-mouse caper follows a British Intelligence agent become obsessed with an elusive female assassin. Beneath the comedic thrills and fatal chills, is a stronger narrative of two women looking for freedom.   Oh is … Continue reading Hate Me Now: “Killing Eve”

Hate Me Now: Olivia is COMMAND Now

Last week's two-hour finale of Scandal felt like the beginning of the end. And that's because it was. After six seasons Shonda Rhimes' birther of live-tweeting prime time will air its final season in the fall. What better send-off than the show's hero living long enough to transition to a villain. Olivia Pope forever relinquished her White Hat … Continue reading Hate Me Now: Olivia is COMMAND Now

Hate Me Now: Aisha Hinds is Harriet Tubman

Unless you seem to be living under a rock, the name Aisha Hinds should sound familiar to you this year. Not only is the actress storming Wednesday evening television in Fox's socially-lit drama Shots Fired, but she's commanding the screen at 10 p.m. in WGN's critical darling Underground. As Harriet Tubman, Hinds is stoic and mesmerizing as the … Continue reading Hate Me Now: Aisha Hinds is Harriet Tubman

Hate Me Now: “What If…” Everyone Watched ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’

Somewhere between the brilliance that was FX's psychedelic Legion, and the The CW's run-of-the-mill-tertainment heroes is Marvel's Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D. The only television component of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (other than Netflix), it's been holding its own ever since the tragic events of Captain America: Winter Soldier. Since that pivotal twist, Coulson and SHIELD have seen their share of directors, … Continue reading Hate Me Now: “What If…” Everyone Watched ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’

Hate Me Now: Billy Cranston is the Black Superhero We Deserve

Up until the official launch of Marvel's Black Panther next year, the only representations of black super-heroism on film have been far and in between. Yes, we've had Spawn and Blade, but somehow they feel totally removed from the comics' hero resurgence we're experiencing. As far as the last decade or so, we have had Storm barely cause one in … Continue reading Hate Me Now: Billy Cranston is the Black Superhero We Deserve