Review: GLOW Season 3

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.

Filmmaker Megan Wennberg dives into the world of Drag Kids

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.

Review: Black Mirror: Season 5

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.

Review: When They See Us

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.