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Review: ‘Black Lightning’ creates electrifying platform for race and the real world

Review: ‘Black Lightning’ creates electrifying platform for race and the real world

Black Lightning is the most grounded, mature series the CW has ever aired.A bold statement, but a true one nonetheless.Not only is Black Lightning (played by Cress Williams) the network's first black superhero, he was also the first black superhero f...
Published: 01/12/18
Updated: 01/15/18
Here are this week’s pop culture winners and losers

Here are this week’s pop culture winners and losers

Winners:Serena WilliamsTennis champion Serena Williams opened up about her recent childbirth and the health scare that followed  in Vogue's February issue. Williams said her husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, cut the cord after an emerge...
Published: 01/12/18
What to watch this weekend: ‘Electric Dreams,’ new ‘Victoria,’ Tampa couple on ‘Love After Lockup’

What to watch this weekend: ‘Electric Dreams,’ new ‘Victoria,’ Tampa couple on ‘Love After Lockup’

The future might be okay: Electric DreamsIt's inevitable that this new science fiction series on Amazon will be compared to Netflix's Black Mirror. But it's not packed with as much existential dread, and delves into more science fantasy than science ...
Published: 01/12/18
‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 2: 30 things we learned in ‘This’

‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 2: 30 things we learned in ‘This’

The X-Files delights in keeping viewers on their toes, asking dozens of questions and only half-answering half … only to turn around a few episodes (or seasons) later and challenge those same notions. Herewith is a list of 30 things we learned ...
Published: 01/10/18
Updated: 01/11/18
Tampa couple stars in new series ‘Love After Lockup’ on WeTV

Tampa couple stars in new series ‘Love After Lockup’ on WeTV

Some people find love through blind dates, online matchmakers or simply coincidence. Others, like a Tampa couple on the WeTV series Love After Lockup, find love through communicating with people in prison.The new series premieres Friday and follows s...
Published: 01/10/18
Review: The future isn’t so bleak in Philip K. Dick’s ‘Electric Dreams’

Review: The future isn’t so bleak in Philip K. Dick’s ‘Electric Dreams’

Electric Dreams is more science fantasy than science future. And it might make you reconsider humanity's bleak future.Don't worry, the new Amazon series still has enough dystopian paranoia to keep you worrying about where technology will take us next...
Published: 01/09/18
What to watch this week: Tonya Harding special on ABC, winter TV premieres

What to watch this week: Tonya Harding special on ABC, winter TV premieres

MondayThe Bachelor, 8 p.m., ABC: Now that we've met the 28 bachelorettes (and said goodbye to eight of them) we can move on to watching bachelor Arie pick from the remaining 20 women.The Brave, 10 p.m., NBC: Dalton and what remains of his team try to...
Published: 01/08/18
Logan Paul was definitely the loser of the week in pop culture

Logan Paul was definitely the loser of the week in pop culture

Here are this week's pop culture winners and losers and more celebrity news you might have missed.WINNERS#SnowInFloridaMaybe you've noticed, but some parts of the state got snow earlier this week as part of this wacky winter storm "bombogenesis" thin...
Published: 01/05/18
What to watch this weekend: Golden Globes, Lena Waithe’s ‘The Chi’

What to watch this weekend: Golden Globes, Lena Waithe’s ‘The Chi’

THE SHAPE OF FILM AND TELEVISION: GOLDEN GLOBESIn the first prominent awards show in the post-Weinstein era, the Golden Globes seem ready to turn the page in the book on Hollywood culture. But don't worry, Meryl Streep still gets a nod, scoring her 3...
Published: 01/05/18
5 reasons to trust no one in that ‘X-Files’ ‘twist’

5 reasons to trust no one in that ‘X-Files’ ‘twist’

The X-Files delights in keeping viewers on their toes, asking dozens of questions and only half-answering half of those … only to turn around a few episodes (or seasons) later and challenge those same notions.Last night's Season 11 premiere, "M...
Published: 01/04/18