Twenty Eighteen (Thus Far): Peak TV

We're a month past the halfway point of 2000's 18th birthday. You're an adult, bitch. Idealists figured you'd be living like Judy Jetson. Instead you're gradually moving on up like Weezie Jefferson. Nevertheless, you persist and do things your way, unapologetically. Here are the best of those things in no particular order. Thanks for the … Continue reading Twenty Eighteen (Thus Far): Peak TV

Hate Me Now: The Divine Pairing “Cloak & Dagger” Review

Marvel's television run is about as uneven as DC's film attempts of late. While Agents of SHIELD is superb, it doesn't receive the attention it deserves. And its chronological predecessor Agent Carter was canceled after two seasons. Netflix's franchises all suffer from too much of a good thing; while Fox seems to fare better with The Gifted and Legion. Finally … Continue reading Hate Me Now: The Divine Pairing “Cloak & Dagger” Review

Hate Me Now: EVAN-GA. LI-STA. “Pose” REVIEW

For the past eight Sundays, mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of Pose. Ryan Murphy's groundbreaking series traversed into unknown territory as he presented Trump's America the first television show to feature five main trans actors - all being trans women of color. Set in 1987 NYC, Pose followed the lives of … Continue reading Hate Me Now: EVAN-GA. LI-STA. “Pose” REVIEW

Rewind: Harlem crowns a king in solid “Luke Cage” S2

On June 22 Netflix's third Marvel hero returned with its sophomore season. Luke Cage season two was available midnight Friday. Soon Twitter buzzed of its likes, dislikes and other observances of the 13-episode entry. How did the season fair after the tumultuous reception to Diamondback? Peep my review below. WARNING: Small spoilers ahead Season 2 of Luke Cage took … Continue reading Rewind: Harlem crowns a king in solid “Luke Cage” S2

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”

(Black) Lightning Does Strike Twice

The CW threw there hat in the inclusive ring with last year's announcement of D.C.'s Black Lightning. After the success of their mostly white superhero shows - adding Supergirl two years ago- it was time D.C.'s first African American star shined. Akin to Marvel's Luke Cage, Lightning struck in the 1970s off the popularity of … Continue reading (Black) Lightning Does Strike Twice

TV BYKE

This week marks the return of all the shows (ALL OF THE SHOWS *in my Rihanna voice*). 2018 began at a gradual pace of a show here (Star Trek Discovery) and there (This Is Us). But midway through January, new and returning shows are stampeding on my evenings. Let the games begin. Monday - Tomorrow … Continue reading TV BYKE