So, in case you didn’t know, the first Spanish production on Netflix has just come out. It’s called Las chicas del cable (Cable Girls). It’s a period drama set in Spain in 1929, so if you want to practice your Spanish it’s perfect for you! It tells the story of four girls who move to Madrid to work for a phone company.
Episode five of Dear White People, as directed by Barry Jenkins, is a character study of a rebel who’s forgotten how to do anything else.
It’s a loose, fun exploration of multiple facets of black representation in pop culture, from Tyler Perry-esque movies to Iyanla: Fix My Life.
But most of all, Jenkins’ episode is a tense meditation on the everyday threat of police brutality, and exactly how damaging one white person’s decision can be to black people’s lives. Read more (4/28/17 Opinion)