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Atlanta: Rich Wigga, Poor Wigga  Season 3, Ep 9

High school student Aaron undergoes a test of his blackness as he tries to get college funding from an unusual source. Another standalone story. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on May 15, 2022 - 2 comments

Atlanta: New Jazz  Season 3, Ep 8

Al tries Nepalese Space Cake and overthinks his fame on a strange trip through Amsterdam. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on May 7, 2022 - 6 comments

Atlanta: Trini 2 De Bone  Season 3, Ep 7

This week: a different kind of ghost story, written by Jordan Temple (writer of episodes 6 and 13 of Abbot Elementary), continues the season's theme of white people cursed by their own racism. A gently unfolding standalone episode about childcare, how children deal with death, and the physical and emotional labor Black people provide to white families. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on Apr 30, 2022 - 5 comments

Atlanta: White Fashion  Season 3, Ep 6

Al joins a fashion company's diversity advisory board, Vanessa reconnects with Earn, and Darius searches for jollof as Paper Boi's European tour continues. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on Apr 24, 2022 - 6 comments

Atlanta: Cancer Attack  Season 3, Ep 5

Earn and Al try to solve a crime backstage after a Paper Boi show. Darius gets distracted from an eerie adventure and Van is even more cryptic than she's already been. Al has a revealing moment. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on Apr 18, 2022 - 6 comments

Atlanta: The Big Payback  Season 3, Ep 4

A standalone speculative fiction episode this week: middle-class white guy Marshall deals with the fallout in his life from new reparations taxes on descendants of former slave-owners. [more inside]
posted by mediareport on Apr 8, 2022 - 11 comments

Atlanta: The Old Man and the Tree  Season 3, Ep 3

Things get out of hand at a reclusive South African billionaire's very strange party. Darius gets some white allies, Vanessa goes rogue, Paper Boi encounters a tree and Earn levels up his management skills. Bonus: Donald Glover interviews himself and compares the show to a fine meal at a farm-to-table restaurant and says, "Even if you don’t like it, you can’t say it’s not high quality. The quality is undeniable."
posted by mediareport on Apr 7, 2022 - 7 comments

Atlanta: Sinterklaas Is Coming To Town  Season 3, Ep 2

Episode 2 rejoins Earn, Paperboy and Darius on tour in Amsterdam, where they get a surprise visitor and have a variety of encounters with the horrors of Dutch jail, a strange group of mourners and a whole lot of Zwarte Piet.
posted by mediareport on Mar 31, 2022 - 2 comments

Atlanta: Three Slaps  Season 3, Ep 1

Donald Glover's comedy/horror/drama show Atlanta is back with 2 new episodes dropped this week (four years after the season 2 finale). The premiere half-hour again defies expectations to introduce a new young protagonist and tell his increasingly intense story.
posted by mediareport on Mar 31, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: The Harder They Fall

Gunning for revenge, outlaw Nat Love saddles up with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who just got sprung from prison. Streaming on Netflix [more inside]
posted by jazon on Nov 7, 2021 - 7 comments

Movie: Nine Days

A reclusive man conducts a series of interviews with human souls for a chance to be born.
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Aug 13, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Wounds

Disturbing and mysterious things begin to happen to a bartender in New Orleans after he picks up a phone left behind at his bar. A Hulu original.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2019 - 10 comments

The Twilight Zone: Blurryman  Season 1, Ep 10

While working on the set of the new The Twilight Zone, writer Sophie Gelson (Zazie Beetz) is haunted by a mysterious Blurryman. [Season finale] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jun 7, 2019 - 3 comments

Atlanta: Juneteenth  Season 1, Ep 9

"Why my Auntie trying to make me go to one of these bougie Junteenth parties again? I don't like them sadity people and I'm gonna miss my shows. Le sigh." Van takes Earn to a fancy party in the hope of making connections. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 26, 2016 - 4 comments

Atlanta: Value  Season 1, Ep 6

Van meets up with an old friend, and they discuss value.
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 5, 2016 - 8 comments

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