Interview with Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ Showrunner Kulap Vilaysack

Kulap Vilaysack is a force to be reckoned with. Between her successful Seeso show Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, Earwolf network podcast Who Charted?, acting career (you’ve seen her on shows like The Office and Parks and Recreation), and now a feature length documentary (Origin Story) about her journey to find her birth father, she’s doing it […]

Emerald Portal EP Release: “Trouble in Paradise”

It’s no coincidence that listening to Emerald Portal’s new EP, Trouble in Paradise will make you feel like you’re living inside your own indie film. Because as it turns out, both members of the post-rock duo, Thomas Ouziel and Brad Runblade, started their careers in the film industry (Thomas as a sound designer and Brad […]

ATXs6: Interview with the cast of The Bold Type

The Bold Type isn’t a show that’s here to glorify the jealousy and backstabbing that film and television shows about the fashion industry tend to be rife with. Instead, Freeform’s new take on the world of high heels and Christian Dior delves deeper into the importance of female friendships and mentorship, especially when it comes […]

ATXTVS6 – “October Road” Reunion

Revisiting an old TV show can have mixed results. Sometimes an old favorite lives up to the hype that you’ve held around it for years, and other times it falls flat. At the October Road reunion at the ATX Television Festival this year, executive producer Scott Rosenberg recounted co-creator Josh Applebaum’s concern about this outcome […]

Casual Recap: 03X01 – “Ashes to Ashes”

Casual is a show that has a tendency to sneak up on you slowly. Just like any good Jason Reitman film (he’s one of the show’s executive producers), its particular hold on character and the eccentricities of those characters in a normal state of being, feels both comforting and entertaining. But it doesn’t move particularly […]

Girlboss: Season 1 Review

“I just want to figure out how to grow up without becoming a boring adult.” This is the mantra of Sophia Marlowe, the frantic yet focused protagonist of Netflix’s new series Girlboss, who takes on the world with sass (and a touch of narcissism) as she builds a vintage clothing company from the ground up […]

Lio Nicol EP Review: “1”

It’s difficult not to have your mood instantly boosted by the pop-synth sounds of Lio Nicol’s new EP. Regardless of your current environment, Nicol’s upbeat songs, sweet voice, and quirky lyrics will immediately transport you to a different place and give you some serious laid back vibes. Nicol studied biology at the University of Montana […]

Big Little Lies: Pilot Review

  Somebody’s dead. The premiere of HBO’s glossy new Sunday fare blatantly tells us just that. The statement doubles as both the first episode’s title, as well as the subject of the seven-part miniseries mystery from writer David E. Kelley. Based on Australian author Liane Moriarty’s novel of the same name, Big Little Lies capitalizes […]

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Sweet/Vicious: Season 1 Review

Jennifer Kaytin Robinson’s original vision for her new MTV show Sweet/Vicious comes from a question: “What if Tarantino wrote Girls?” From this point she succeeds greatly in creating a world where a young sexual assault survivor (Jules) has all the means to help enact revenge on the men who put others in situations like the […]