The American Film Institute has announced the honorees of the AFI Awards 2018, celebrating the most outstanding achievements in both film and television. There were ten films, ten TV series, and an AFI Special Award for Roma. These films and series were honored for what AFI considers to be culturally and artistically significant. Because Roma comes from a Mexican-born director and filmed in Mexico, the film doesn’t meet the criteria to be considered as an…"AFI Awards 2018 Honorees Announced"
In light of yet another movie with a cis male starring as a trans woman, it is more important than ever that Hollywood starts to portray transgender people in the right light. “Trans people are way underrepresented in trans stories,” says Shadi Petosky, the executive producer for Amazon’s Danger & Eggs. “We’re newsworthy, so our stories are valuable, and these cis writers and producers want to exploit that. Even Transparent had no trans writers Season…"Transgender Representation in the Media: How do we improve it?"
NBC announced the series and season premiere dates for this fall’s new and returning shows. While many eyes will likely be watching This Is Us on Tuesday night, Thursday has been revitalized into Must See TV once more with the lineup of Superstore, The Good Place, Will & Grace, and Great News. With Blindspot moving to Friday nights, one can only wonder what NBC plans to do with the series. Viewership shrank last season when…"NBC announces 2017 Fall Premieres"