Orange is the New Black

'Orange Is the New Black' and Ethnic and Racial Differences Within the Latinx Community | 6 Mar 2017 // 10:00 PM

One of the most important messages of this show is that race is not all encompassing, but rather, it intersects with gender, sexuality, class, religion, and region in diverse ways.

Ever Wonder Why Netflix Offers Bad Movies? Blame Washington, Not Hollywood | 17 Aug 2015 // 9:15 PM

With streaming video making the dissemination of video cheaper and easier, why are most classic domestic and foreign films not widely available via Netflix streaming?


Can Television Be a Solution to Hollywood's Diversity Problem? | 18 Feb 2015 // 9:30 PM

We are living in the second Golden Age of Television, and not just because the writing is so good: TV is where we can tune in for real diversity.


'Orange is the New Black' Eases Us All Into Prison Life | 11 May 2014 // 9:15 PM

These are women who are rarely given a voice in television, so when a series like Orange is the New Black comes along, it’s striking in its depiction.

'Orange is the New Black' Is Imprisoned Between Comedy and Drama | 11 Jul 2013 // 12:00 AM

As its characters remain thinly rendered types and the situations predictable, Orange is the New Black veers from melodrama to slapstick.


The Many Faces of Female Friendship in 'Orange Is the New Black' | 10 Jul 2014 // 4:00 AM

Because female relationships are rarely depicted well on television, Orange Is the New Black stands out from the norm.


'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner Gets Lethal with 'Orange Is the New Black' | 30 Jun 2016 // 5:53 AM

Matthew Weiner has returned to television -- not as a writer or show runner but as a director on Netflix’s prison dramedy, Orange Is the New Black.

TV discovers prison isn't such a confining setting | 12 Aug 2014 // 6:32 AM

Movies have been going to prison for years, embracing themes of incarceration from “Jailhouse Rock” to “The Shawshank Redemption.” “Chicago” won the best picture Oscar

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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