After an insane Oscars snafu, ‘Moonlight’ ended up the winner of Best Picture (FOR THE CULTURE) at the show’s 89th awards ceremony. A win that will go down in history, not only because of the inane moment it created, but more importantly because of what it means for the industry as a whole. ‘Moonlight’ is the most political film to win Best Picture, simply because of what it is — an all-black film that carries an LGTBQ+ story. This year, being the most political and being the best are one and the same.
In the final act of ‘Logan’, the titular character attempts to assist a group of young mutants escape across the North Dakota border, as they flee from a militarized force who is out to eliminate them. Intentional or not, this final scene allows the film, in its entirety, to be seen as a tale about the horrors of immigration.
‘iZombie’s season 3 premiere does something I never thought the show would do. For a few seasons now, the viewer has been made to humanize Liv, Major, and the other important zombie characters. In an unprecedented turn, with the season 3 premiere, ‘iZombie’ invites us to humanize the entire zombie race.