I hope you caught Natasha Lyonne and Melanie Lynskey’s Actors on Actors interview; it was a spotlight of this popular culture week for me! Additionally! Kayla reviewed Jagged Thoughts and she or he made you an inventory of documentaries to observe for Satisfaction. Sai reviewed Wanda Sykes’ new comedy particular. Kristen Stewart and Dylan Meyer are writing a film collectively. And look who made Tony Awards historical past!
Notes from the TV Workforce:
+ Hey, guess who’s on this season of Human Assets! Alice Wong! They even received her trademark lipstick proper! — Heather
+ I’ve been watching The Rising on The CW (it’s not a CW present, it’s simply on the CW) and it’s a very attention-grabbing story to date and whereas it’s not confirmed but I’m getting vibes between two women so I’ll control that for you. – Valerie Anne
Written by Valerie Anne
This week, Sophie decides she’s uninterested in the freelance hustle and needs a correct day job, and the corporate Ellen works for is in search of an in-house photographer. She asks Ellen to place in phrase for her, and Ellen tries to sofa Sophie’s expectations however Sophie virtually instantly will get provided the job. Ellen says she’ll be Sophie’s information to day job dwelling and even provides her to the Wealthy Metropolis Bitch sitcom intro.
At work, Sophie’s new boss is stunned to see her and Ellen collectively and Sophie realizes Ellen by no means beneficial Sophie in any case. Ellen says she received busy and forgot, however after some needling, Ellen reveals that she truly didn’t suggest Sophie as a result of she didn’t assume Sophie can be good at holding down a day job. They’ve a battle throughout a gathering about rebranding cabbage, and the boss pulls Ellen into his workplace to debate it, when Sophie bursts in to defend her, and Ellen defends her proper again. In the long run, they each are stored on the account, their cabbage marketing campaign is successful, and friendship prevails.
We haven’t had plenty of (if any??) storylines which are simply Sophie and Ellen, and it was good to see! Additionally, that is neither right here nor there, however over in her B plot about fortune tellers and psychics, Val lands a flawless Excessive College Musical: The Musical: The Sequence reference, which is considered one of my very own private favourite bits to execute, and I felt very seen in that second.
Class of ’09 Episode 107: “Orders Evening”
Written by Valerie Anne
One other day, one other episode of Class of ’09 giving me combined messages re: the Poet/Hour love story.
One factor is for certain: Hour positively loves Poet. That a lot has at all times been clear. This week it exhibits up in additional delicate methods than final, like Current Day Hour being confused about Current Day Poet going right into a suspect’s home alone with solely the AI to help.
As soon as once more Poet’s potential to assume exterior the field saves the day, as a result of in contrast to a few of her friends, she doesn’t underestimate the suspect simply because he’s in a wheelchair. She’s affected person with him, and observant, and whereas she does find yourself needing Tayo to flash him to get freed from his grip ultimately, they get their man; the AI labored the place people had failed.
Prior to now, after they get their orders, Previous Poet talks to Previous Hour about how her and her on-again, off-again boyfriend received positioned on the opposite aspect of the nation from her, and Hour tells her that after they broke up, he began seeing another person. Hour says she feels unhealthy telling her, however I believe possibly she was internally screaming, “He’s only a silly boy!” Or, the trendy model: “He isn’t the love of your life! He’s actually only a man!”
Current Day Poet runs into Hour at work and apparently it’s been a minute since they’ve seen one another, as a result of Poet provides her a giant hug about it. Poet is staying at an FBI-sanctioned lodge, so Hour presents to let her keep in her new two-bedroom. Poet accepts and Hour smiles a tragic smile about it; the love of her life will probably be so shut, and but to date.
The house is nice, and has issues like well being displays and grocery trackers for individuals dwelling alone, and Hour tells Poet she will be able to keep so long as she likes. Hour desires to take Poet to dinner, however Poet already has plans with Tayo. Hour performs it off like that doesn’t damage her emotions however that is already not going how she thought it will.
After which sooner or later, Poet will get randomly engaged to that man she dated within the Previous. I didn’t even know they had been seeing one another once more however he proposes and she or he accepts and I do know sooner or later Hour is married to a different lady however I stand by hating this improvement.
Nancy Drew Episode 403: “The Hazard of the Hopeful Sigil”
Written by Valerie Anne
This week the Drew Crew has to assist some child gays who by chance received their bully possessed by a demon. Simply one other day in Horseshoe Bay.
The Drew Crew’s efforts are break up although, as a result of this name comes whereas they’re making an attempt to interrupt the love curse on Nancy and Ace, and the talisman they had been utilizing to attempt to break it’s what the kids stole. The teenagers, George’s sister Jesse and Jesse’s girlfriend Birdie, had been making an attempt to show that magic is actual, as a result of their bully received’t depart them alone about it and so they noticed Bess deny it proper to the bully’s dad’s face, all as a result of she was making an attempt to safe funding for the historic society.
Earlier than they’ll determine the best way to break the curse, the possessed bully exhibits up and steals Birdie and Jesse, and the Drew Crew chase them by means of the forest to search out them floating within the air. They do the ritual and save the kids, however the talisman they wanted for the love spell breaks.
Fortunately, there’s one other one, in order that they discover it and collect the remainder of the components… however Temperance had preemptively sabotaged them, so not solely did it not break the cures, however Nancy virtually dies about it. Ace decides breaking the curse isn’t price it; he’d moderately reside a lifetime alone collectively than threat her dying once more. I personally assume most likely they may do all of the issues individuals in love do moreover kissing like they’re in Pushing Daisies however I assume I don’t know what Temperance thought of “performing on” their emotions. Perhaps seeing a sundown whereas holding palms would set it off, too.
There’s a aspect plot the place Nick is making an attempt to get the city to imagine that the water provide is tainted, however Mama Bellwether from Motherland: Fort Salem is right here to foil his plans. And drink the water. However that’s an issue for future us.
Again on the Historic Society, Bess stands as much as the bully’s dad, saying she’d moderately children study the reality from the supply than attempt to disguise it from them and have them find out about it on their very own in a approach that might be extra harmful. Children are going to have intercourse/be queer/do magic it doesn’t matter what, so would possibly as properly be sure they’ve all of the sources they have to be knowledgeable and secure. After all, the bully’s dad huffs off muttering issues like “I’ll be accountable for what my children study” however she brushes him off and turns to the newborn gays she’s taken beneath her wing, telling them she would be the one to information and educate them. And nobody higher than Bess to do it.