I first saw Dear Evan Hansen on the Broadway stage. Apparently, I was so blown away by the magic of theater that I didn’t pick up on the questionable dynamics. The story’s clumsy handling in the movie brought those issues to light.
There is a lot of controversy around Q-force. It’s certainly not hard to see why—the series is quite hyperbolic. I will say, that was the first aspect I noticed on my initial watch. Right from the get-go Q-Force barrages you with gay joke after gay joke. This is hit or miss throughout the series.
In ‘The Owl House’ protagonist Luz Noceda stumbles across a portal to another dimension where magic exists, called The Boiling Isles.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Vivo’ is a children’s animated musical rich in Hispanic culture! The story follows a kinkajou as he delivers a love song for a friend.
While not everyone may relate to the circumstances Danielle finds herself in in ‘Shiva Baby’, some are sure to understand her struggles as she is scrutinized for being a woman, a college student, an LGBT person, and a sugar baby.
‘Sexy Beasts’ promotes itself as different from other dating shows as being not appearance-based. This is true to some extent thanks to the special effects makeup. However, looks do still play a role despite the masks.
‘Better Than Chocolate’ isn’t perfect, but it sure has charm! The characters are great. Some took longer to grow on me than others, but ultimately they’re all compelling! I appreciate how a select few help those around them to grow.
In ‘Little Boxes,” an interracial family moves to an all-white town where they face the judgement of others who have never been exposed to people of color before.
The idea of Rosemary’s baby but with lesbian partners drew me in, and I was anticipating what the film had in store with its reimagining. Unfortunately, it all felt a little too vague to leave an impact.
‘Tuca and Bertie’ (2019) is an animated series centering around best friends of the same name as they traverse the challenges of their thirties.