The release of Happiest Season on Hulu has led to a stir of debates but this critic is done with the trope of not being out to family in films. Where are the films about being out and having an accepting family? Why is it that the biggest LGBTQ rom-com this year forces a love interest into the closet? There are other ways of presenting LGBTQ rom-coms but shoving someone into the closet isn’t it. …"Happiest Season: The Not-Out-To-Family Trope"
Happiest Season, featuring a star-studded cast, is the first major LGBTQ studio romantic comedy to be set during the holiday season. There are not that many LGBTQ studio comedies let alone many films set during the holidays. Jenna Laurenzo’s Thanksgiving-set Lez Bomb is among the few films out there. All you have to do is change the holiday but the gist of the film basically remains the same. Kid brings girlfriend home for the holiday…"Happiest Season: A LGBTQ Holiday Rom-Com"
The Animaniacs are back for a new season on Hulu and they’ve brought back all their friends including fan-favorites Pinky and the Brain. Before there was 30 Rock or Community, the Animianacs were the most meta series in existence. They are so self-aware that they blow the two broadcast comedies out of the water. Over twenty years later, the start exactly where they left off albeit with a Jurassic Park twist. As an FYI, the…"Animaniacs: The New Season Is Zany To The Max"
Whether or not you’re a fan of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Hulu documentary series offers insight into both her life and marriage. The four-part documentary series runs in at 253 minutes. It’s a worthy commitment to binge-watch in one day but the decision is totally worth it. It’s how I spent my Sunday afternoon following the end of a very long week. Before I go any further, I’ll disclaim that I am…"Hillary: Four Hours Is Worth It For Clinton"
Seth MacFarlane announced during San Diego Comic Con 2019 that The Orville will be moving exclusively to Hulu, starting with season 3. “The Orville has been a labor of love for me, and there are two companies which have supported that vision in a big way: 20th Century Fox Television, where I’ve had a deal since the start of my career, and FOX Broadcasting Company, now FOX Entertainment, which has been my broadcast home for…"The Orville moves to Hulu for Season 3 in 2020"
Shrill stars Aidy Bryant as Annie Easton in this six-episode comedy series streaming on Hulu this weekend following the SXSW world premiere. We get to know Annie (Aidy Bryant) and her circle of friends, family, and co-workers over the course of six episodes. She’s the assistant calendar editor for the The Weekly Thorn. Annie would rather take on more duties like actually having the opportunity to write articles. Her boss, Gabe (John Cameron Mitchell), is…"SXSW 2019: Shrill"
It’s time for Animaniacs! Today came word that Hulu, Amblin Television, and Warner Brothers Animation teamed up to announce a new version of the iconic cartoon franchise. The new episodes, which won’t air until 2020, come with a two-season straight-to-series order. This isn’t the only piece of news that comes with today’s announcement. Hulu and Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution also agreed to a new deal that makes Hulu the exclusive streaming home to the complete…"Hulu orders new Animaniacs series, becomes exclusive home"