2021 Emmys Nominations Are HERE!

It’s almost the best time of year — awards season! On Tuesday, the 2021 Emmys nominations were announced by the first father-daughter performers to ever win an award in the same year, Ron Cephas Jones, of This Is Is, and his daughter Jasmine Cephas Jones, from Blindspotting (above, inset). The virtual event saw a range of […]


HBO Addresses Lovecraft Country Controversy Over Production Team Darkening Actor’s Skin Color

In a TikTok video initially posted back in February, actress Kelli Amirah described her uncomfortable experience on the set of Lovecraft Country. Essentially, the makeup department darkened the color of her skin during her time as a background extra, and Kelli felt like she had no power to stop them from doing this. But this […]

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Inspection: Genre-hopping Lovecraft Nation is a Crazy ride Which (mostly) Functions

[charge: YouTube/HBO ] A Dark living in 1950s Chicago struggles to recover their ancestral heritage when warding off creatures and magical charms in HBO’s Lovecraft Country, dependent upon the 2016 dark fantasy/horror book of the exact same title  from Matt Ruff. Much like the book that inspired this, the show’ pointed juxtaposition of unnatural Lovecraftian horrors against […]