The Afterparty: Isabel Season 2, Ep 9
What is Isabel at the core, but the protagonist of a melodramatic psychological thriller from the mid-20th century? Cue the spooky soundtrack...
Landscape with Invisible Hand takes us to the year 2036, five years after humans had their first contact with aliens. It didn't take long before humans gave up and accepted their fate at the hands of the new invading race, allowing the Vuvv aliens species to control everything from our economy to our schools. While there are some humans that live in cities that fly overhead, most humans are left back on earth, struggling to survive under this new leadership, as jobs and resources are scarce. (Collider) (CW: There's a suicide by handgun early in the movie. You hear it, see blood on a wall, and see a body lying on the ground) [more inside]
The Afterparty: Danner's Fire Season 2, Ep 6
Why did Danner really leave the police force? She presents the scintillating story to Aniq in a sultry TMI episode evocative of creepy 90s thrillers. [more inside]
The Afterparty: Sebastian Season 2, Ep 5
Sebastian, like everyone else in this season, has a backstory that is more complicated than it appears. Theme for this episode is HEIST.
The Afterparty: Hannah Season 2, Ep 4
Edgar's adopted sister, Hannah, wants to stop the wedding because of her own broken heart. [more inside]
The Afterparty: Travis Season 2, Ep 3
Grace's former boyfriend (?) tells his story in film noir style. He suspected that Edgar was up to no good and was determined to protect his ex. [more inside]
The Afterparty: Aniq 2: The Sequel Season 2, Ep 1
When Zoë's sister's wedding weekend is destroyed by a murder, Aniq calls his old friend Danner to investigate the crime. [more inside]
A cash-strapped Nicolas Cage agrees to make a paid appearance at a billionaire super fan's birthday party, but is really an informant for the CIA since the billionaire fan is a drug kingpin and gets cast in a Tarantino movie. [more inside]
The Afterparty: Maggie: Season Finale Season 1, Ep 8
An unexpected eyewitness emerges to help Detective Danner piece together the true story behind Xavier's demise. [more inside]
The Afterparty: High School Season 1, Ep 5
Everyone's stories trace back to a high school party 15 years ago, which Walt recounts to Detective Danner--revealing huge secrets. [more inside]
Redemption is the long game in Paul Schrader's THE CARD COUNTER. Told with writer/director Schrader's trademark cinematic intensity, the revenge thriller tells the story of an ex-military interrogator turned gambler haunted by the ghosts of his past
An African American washerwoman rises from poverty to build a beauty empire and become the first female self-made millionaire. (Netflix, 4 episodes, adapted from the book 'On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker' by A’Lelia Bundles, Walker’s great-great-granddaughter) [more inside]
Tiffany Haddish has a new Netflix special. She hilariously discusses her Eritrean father, homelessness, life as a foster, yeast infections, and lazy strippers. As she puts it, "I know my purpose, I'm here to teach. Maybe it's not the proper way to teach, but fuck it, you're going to learn today."
Zach Galifianakis and his oddball crew take a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews. Come for the cameos. Stay for the credits. [more inside]
The wives of New York gangsters in Hell's Kitchen in the 1970s continue to operate their husbands' rackets after they're locked up in prison. [more inside]
The Last O.G.: Pilot Season 1, Ep 1
An ex-felon is shocked to see just how much the world has changed when he is released from prison for good behavior after a 15-year stint and returns to his newly gentrified Brooklyn neighborhood. [more inside]
Drunk History: Heroines Season 5, Ep 1
Paget Brewster tells the story of Deborah Sampson (Evan Rachel Wood), the first woman to take a bullet for America, Tiffany Haddish goes with Rose Valland (Busy Philipps), a museum curator who recorded the whereabouts of art plundered by the Nazis in Vichy France and Amber Ruffin selects Clara Barton (Mandy Moore), founder of the American Red Cross.
Saturday Night Live: Tiffany Haddish, Taylor Swift Season 43, Ep 7
Host: Tiffany Haddish, Musical Guest: Taylor Swift [more inside]