New Study Reveals How Crime TV Series Distort Understanding of Race and Criminal Justice System

Today, Color Of Change released a first of its kind report titled “Normalizing Injustice: The Dangerous Misrepresentations that Define Television’s Scripted Crime Genre.” The report is a study of how scripted series that fall under the crime television genre depict the criminal justice system and play a significant role in helping to advance what the

Things We Saw Today: Now The Witcher’s “The Song of the White Wolf” Gets an Awesome Metal Cover Treatment

Brazilian musician Dan Vasc is back with another metal spin on music from The Witcher, which means we’re probably not going to listen to anything else for the rest of the week. Dan Vasc’s metal cover of “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher” is my favorite version of the song from the Netflix series—a song that

‘The New Pope’: Jude Law and John Malkovich on Why Their Popes Have to Be So Wonderfully Weird

When HBO’s “The Young Pope” launched, the title alone won over the internet. Memes, jokes, song parodies, and more silly gags flooded social media and were only buoyed by the footage from Paolo Sorrentino’s original vision. Not only was the eponymous young pope, played by Jude Law, very young (for a pope), but Lenny Belardo

Watch David Lynch Interrogate a Monkey in His New Netflix Short Film

David Lynch’s gift to his fans, on his 74th birthday today, is a peculiar and hilarious 17-minute short film titled “What Did Jack Do?”, which debuted on Netflix with a very enticing one-sentence synopsis: “In a locked down train station, a homicide detective conducts an interview with a tormented monkey.” Shot in grainy black-and-white, reminiscent

We’re Not Ready to Say Goodbye to Bojack Horseman

Nothing gold can stay, Ponyboys and girls. And that includes one of Netflix’s all-time best original series, Bojack Horseman. The final trailer has been released for part 2 of the show’s 6th and final season, which will be released January 31st. The critically acclaimed series has only 8 episodes left to wrap up the Hollywoo

Disney Is Cracking Down on Sellers of Unlicensed Baby Yoda Dolls

Ever since “The Mandalorian” premiered on Disney+ in November, the adorable “Baby Yoda” character has melted hearts and minds around the world. However, despite fervent requests for Baby Yoda dolls, Disney has been rather slow to respond to product demands, reportedly in order to keep Baby Yoda’s reveal in “The Mandalorian” pilot a secret per

Animated ‘Weathering With You’ Scores at Box Office — Without an Oscar Boost

This week’s Oscar nominations boosted contenders “1917” (Universal) and “Parasite” (Neon) to further box-office gains. Other nominees saw little impact, from “Bombshell” (Lionsgate) to the second week expansion of French Oscar entry “Les Miserables” (Amazon). While some Oscar also-rans fell short, crowdpleaser “Just Mercy” (Warner Bros.) managed just fine. Such is the uneven impact of

Things We Saw Today: Movie Theater Outings Are Considered a Workout?

Sometimes, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to work, be a person, and workout. So you often have to sacrifice one of those and, let’s me honest, more often than not the sacrificial lamb is working out. But don’t fret! According to scientists, going to the movies is considered a “light workout” so

‘The Batman’: Zoe Kravitz Will Bring ‘Strong Femininity’ to Catwoman, Inspired By Michelle Pfeiffer

Principal photography on Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” kicked off this month in England, with Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne / Batman and Zoe Kravitz as Selina Kyle / Catwoman, his most enduring love interest, with whom he’s had a complex love-hate relationship. Speaking to reporters on Friday after a Television Critics Association (TCA) presentation for

Nat Geo’s ‘Genius: Aretha’: Cynthia Erivo Is Singing All Her Songs Live to Camera

Taking a page out of Netflix’s playbook, National Geographic will premiere “Genius: Aretha” just before the Emmy qualifying deadline. “Genius” Season 3, starring Cynthia Erivo as the legendary musician, has set a Memorial Day 2020 release date, debuting four episodes on consecutive nights starting Monday, May 25. Those four episodes are key. Emmy rules require