The third season of one of Netflix’s best original series, GLOW, might strike some of the show’s closest fans and supporters as an unusual change in direction. There’s very little wrestling and silliness for the girls of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling this season, but it’s hardly missed, replaced instead with a lot of character development and intriguingly diverging storylines for all of the core players.
Drag Kids filmmaker Megan Wennberg didn’t know what she was getting into with her first feature. Yes, the Dartmouth, Nova Scotia based filmmaker knew what the film was going to be about, but she wasn’t prepared for the glamourous highs and fierce energy of the subjects she would be profiling in her documentary (which makes its television premiere this Thursday on CBC Docs POV): young kids who have worked tirelessly to become sensations in the world of drag and performance.
The highly anticipated fourth season of the beloved detective show Veronica Mars (which dropped suddenly and one week earlier than expected this past Friday) should give the titular character’s loyal “marshmallows” plenty to be happy about and leave them wanting more.
Goodbye Team Awesome Force! The fifth and final season of Killjoys premieres on Space and SyFy tonight at 10:00 PM, and I have a lot of on-set footage to share with you, including this video interview with co-producer Beth Iley and producer Julian Doucet.
Take a break this month and watch our movie and television suggestions, with highlights of what you can stream on The Roku Channel, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and more.
Stranger Things 3 premieres on Netflix tonight at midnight, and while not much is known at this point, the latest season has promised major happenings in the town of Hawkins, Indiana.
Summer is nearly here, and if you’re looking for a few great streaming ideas to watch this month, The Roku Channel has a lot of movies, and they’re all free.
The three episode fifth season of British writer and producer Charlie Brooker’s wildly popular and often imitated horror and sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror (which comes on the heels of the blisteringly ambitious and entertaining choose-your-own-adventure story Bandersnatch) suggests an enterprise that’s losing steam and original ideas in a hurry.
Tales of the City, the latest limited series to be adapted and inspired from the works of renowned writer Armistead Maupin, deftly works as both a continuation and reboot of previous installments in a successful, likable franchise.
Although it takes a considerable amount of time to find its own unique voice and roar to vibrant, earth shaking, soul rending life, by the time it all wraps up Ava DuVernay’s epic miniseries When They See Us delivers some of the filmmaker’s most potent, unforgettable, and best work to date.