On Morning Joe, Donny Deutsch describes President Trump as "pathetic" and "defanged," going from being a "malignant cancer" to a "benign cancer." And so it is for the cast of Morning Joe. No matter how they might have denounced President Trump the day before, as the sun rises they are forced to begin yet again their labor of trying to take Trump down.
Netflix released season 3 of the self-proclaimed “raunchy” comedy F is for Family on November 30 and after watching all ten episodes, I can honestly say that raunchy is an understatement. Ideally, the show should be titled F is for FBI since its creators should be investigated for their graphic depiction of animated child porn.
The Ranch is back on Netflix with the second half of season six and, while we used to be able to count on them to represent conservatives in the "flyover" states, they just couldn't resist getting in a dig at President Trump this time around.
In a little over a month, we’ve seen HBO hire an “intimacy coordinator” to ensure that scenes of graphic sex and abuse can go on camera uninhibited, and subsequently saw Elevation Pictures release a film whose heroine unabashedly journals about the “sugar baby” lifestyle. If it seems like the opposite of #MeToo’s grand vision is what is materializing on screen, we’re not done yet.
Have you been longing for a cartoon about drag queen superheroes? Nor was I, but Netflix has given us one anyway. It's Super Drags, which the streaming service describes as "three gay co-workers lead double lives as drag queen superheroes, saving the LGBTQ community from evil nemeses." Throughout the series, there is one nemesis who remains constant and, of course, he is religious. And looks like Hitler.
[SPOILER ALERT for key plot elements of the final season of House of Cards.] If you thought the Netflix original political drama House of Cards was outlandish in the past, wait until you see how off the rails it goes in its final season while revealing some surprising truths about abortion and feminism on the way. The sixth and final season of House of Cards, released on November 2, takes place following the death of former President Francis “Frank” Underwood.
“Method actors” often immerse themselves in the life and experiences of characters they play to be able to bring believability to a role. Makes sense if you’re trying to portray a person in a plausibly real-world situation.
When Netflix announced a production deal further enriching Barack and Michelle Obama in May, it was reported that “Obama's projects are not intended to address President Donald Trump or conservatives. Instead, it would focus on inspirational content.” But their first deal is to develop the Michael Lewis book The Fifth Risk as a potential series. The book details chaos at cabinet departments during the Trump administration.
Let me just say right up front that I am very disappointed that there is no talking cat in this version of the old Sabrina the Witch story. There is a black cat, Salem, who serves as Sabrina’s familiar but he doesn’t talk. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is not the Sabrina of days past. This Netflix version is not fun and light-hearted. It’s dark and cynical with a very heavy dose of fighting the male patriarchy through very anti-Christian means at the heart of the storyline. The setting is Greendale, a town with its own history of witch hunts.
This month streaming kingpin Netflix welcomed into its fold a new season for an animated comedy which tore through desperately needed boundaries like tissue paper. Nick Kroll’s show “gives zero f**ks,” and apparently, neither does Netflix.
I sat through all ten episodes of the second season of Netflix’s Big Mouth, an animated adult sitcom, so you don't have to and all I can say is, that is five hours I’ll never get back. You're welcome. I honestly don’t know why this series was brought back for another season unless it was to simply appease the liberal universe with their 30-minute ode to Planned Parenthood.
Streaming giant Netflix released the documentary Reversing Roe on Sept. 13, with its directors touting it as an impartial investigation into both sides of the contentious abortion debate in America. As reported by MRC Culture on Sept. 18, the film did not live up to its lofty expectations as hours of interview footage with pro-life women were excluded from the film.