T. Mack’s TV Summer Watch List 2019

by T. Mack

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It’s summertime, kids! That means there’s extra time in the television schedule during the regular season hiatus. What should we do with all this extra time on our hands? Why, watch more television, of course!

This is the time to find fun and fabulous new shows. As your friend, I’m here to help guide you to a few that might be just what you didn’t know you always wanted! Continue reading

Summer Watch List Sneak Peek

by T. Mack

It’s Summer! The regular television season is on hiatus and that means there is plenty of time to stretch your proverbial legs and try something new and different for your viewing pleasure. Be adventurous. Dip your toe into the waters and find something new to love.

Come back Friday to check out my Summer Watch List. Find out my top picks for what you definitely shouldn’t miss out on this Summer. In the meantime, check out this trailer for one I hope you’ve already watched. If you haven’t, you’re definitely missing out. You should fix that situation post haste, my friend!

5 Reasons to Love The Handmaid’s Tale

By: Taylor

It’s that time of year again, where we go back to the hellish world of Gilead in The Handmaid’s Tale. The Handmaid’s Tale is not for everyone. This show tackles triggers such as rape, violence on women and LGBTQIA, and sexual assault. This show is hard to handle and hard to stomach. There are many scenes, I am unable to watch and have to look away from the screen until it’s over. This show does not hold back, it’s very graphic and while it’s an excellent show, extremely well written and well acted, it is not for everyone. If you have any triggers related to rape or sexual assault of any kind, either don’t watch this show or watch with extreme caution. Now, let’s talk about 5 reasons to love The Handmaid’s Tale.

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Has Disney Finally Cracked the Live-Action Formula? Aladdin Gives Us a Taste of What We’ve Been Missing

By Jen P

Guuuuurl, let me tell you, I have hated me some Disney remakes this past couple of years. Cinderella was boring and forgettable. And Disney gave us what they thought we wanted with Beauty and the Beast, yet missed the mark (See my review of BATB here). But there’ve been a few diamonds in the rough. Most notably, Maleficent, with its spin on the Sleeping Beauty fairytale. I LOOOOOVE the mother-daughter connection in that film. I’ve also heard the Dumbo movie was alright; though, you’ll have to tell me, because I’m not brave enough to find out. (I cry ugly tears for that baby elephant.)

But then came Aladdin. And, y’all.

Y’ALLLL…

This movie finally comes close to the quality of remake we DESERVE! Continue reading

So Emotional: Saying No to Fear, but Yes to Tears

by T. Mack

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Many of my friends enjoy watching films and television shows that engage the fear center of their brains. They enjoy being scared, creeped out, and terrified by the the images and suggestions on the screen. From It and Halloween to American Horror Story and The Haunting of Hill House, these folks enjoy the adrenaline rush that fear brings. They actually get irritated if the film or TV show doesn’t scare them as sufficiently as they hoped it would when it began. For the record, I am not one of those wacky, fear-chasing people. Continue reading