Netflix’s Sharp New Dramedy Gentefied Tells a Different Kind of Gentrification Story

Gentrification, as depicted in pop culture, tends to be a conflict between strangers. There are the original occupants of a suddenly desirable urban neighborhood, usually working-class immigrants and people of color. And then there are the relatively rich, young, college-educated … Read more…

Netflix’s ‘The Knight Before Christmas’ Is Totally Bonkers (and Not in a Fun Way)

Brooke Palmer/Netflix In the new Netflix holiday movie, The Knight Before Christmas, Vanessa Hudgens’ character Brooke tells her skeptical sister, “Just because you can’t explain something logically doesn’t mean it can’t happen.” It’s a tried and true (or exhausted, your … Read more…

What to know about Netflix’s ‘A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding,’ the sequel to last year’s viral hit

The new movie, which debuted Friday, has all the elements of another ridiculous-but-addicting holiday classic. Arts and Entertainment SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

Netflix’s Zany Paul Rudd Vehicle Living With Yourself Never Lives Up to Its Binge-Worthy Premise

There’s something about the angst of white-collar men that lends itself to magic realism. From Kafka’s The Metamorphosis and It’s a Wonderful Life to Midnight in Paris and disgruntled dad Lester Burnham recounting his own demise from beyond the grave … Read more…

Beyoncé Claims Music’s Most Influential Stage for Black Culture in Netflix’s Homecoming

Music festivals have evolved a lot since the 1960s, but their archetypal crowds have stayed pretty much the same: drunk or high young people in sandals, fringe and the occasional culturally appropriative feathered headpiece. From Woodstock to Warped Tour to … Read more…

Life After American Idol: Inside Pia Toscano’s Attempted Comeback With Netflix’s Westside After Years of Struggle

“There were a lot of blessings that came from Idol. A lot of open doors and amazing opportunities. I had gotten a recording contract with Interscope and I got to tour with the Idols around the… E! Online (US) – … Read more…

Satanic Temple accuses Netflix’s ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ of ‘appropriating’ Baphomet statue

“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” may have gotten its evil decor a little too correct. The Satanic Temple has threatened to take legal action against Netflix for “appropriating” its copyrighted design of a Baphomet monument. “We’ve sent (Netflix) a letter from … Read more…