Topic: Television

Lifetime Movie Run For Your Life Told A True Story Of Domestic Violence At An Important Time

Lifetime Movie Run For Your Life Told A True Story Of Domestic Violence At An Important Time

While the issue of domestic violence is always relevant, it’s been especially relevant in recent months, as we’ve witnessed high-profile cases like NFL player’s Ray Rice’s attack on his then-fiancee and Sarah Hyland’s restraining order following alleged abuse by her ex-boyfriend. Lifetime’s movie added to the conversation, and it managed to do so in a respectful manner that for the most part didn’t add drama for drama’s sake More »

Let’s Talk About How Sexist Selfie Is

Let's Talk About How Sexist Selfie Is

Last night the new comedy series Selfie premiered on ABC. I found it problematic, and not just because of Karen Gillan’s weird Cher-Horowitz-meets-Zooey-Deschanel version of an American accent, or the scene where vomit spills out of a barf bag, or the fact that the characters are named Eliza Dooley and Henry Higgs. Sure, those things bothered me, but none of them were my main problem with the show. My main problem was how gosh darn sexist it was. More »