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Queenie on Disney+. Pictured: Dionne Brown (centre) stars as Queenie Jenkins in this TV adaptation of Candice Carty-Williams’ acclaimed novel.

Queenie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yUW-bQ3buY  A young Jamaican-British woman living in South London struggles to define herself in Queenie Published in 2019, author Candice Carty-Williams’ novel Queenie quickly became a literary sensation. “A must-read novel about sex, selfhood, and the best friendships that get us through it all,” is how the book was described by Candace Bushnell, whose newspaper…

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Star Wars: The Acolyte on Disney+. Pictured: Charlie Barnett is young Jedi Knight Yord Fandar.

Star Wars: The Acolyte

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tzur6JrUEA  The Star Wars TV universe plunges into the Dark Side with this murder mystery about an intergalactic conspiracy that’s picking off Jedi Knights en masse Russian Doll star Charlie Barnett may not have known exactly what kind of role he was auditioning for when he pursued a part in the latest Star Wars series…

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Clipped on Disney+. Pictured: Jacki Weaver as Shelly Sterling, Ed O’Neill as Donald Sterling and Cleopatra Coleman as V. Stiviano.

clipped

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPIcQNMQchQ  This star-studded new miniseries recounts the downfall of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, as played by Modern Family’s Ed O’Neill The story of L.A.’s “other” basketball team takes you behind the scenes of a notorious NBA owner’s racist remarks captured on tape and heard ’round the world. In 2014, Clippers owner Donald Sterling…

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X-Men ’87 on Disney+. Pictured: JP Karliak

JP Karliak – X-Men ’97

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pv3Ss8o9gGQ This is an atypical sort of “reboot,” given that it’s still set in the 1990s. Why is this the right time to go back to ’97? Is there ever a bad time to go back to the ’90s? [Laughs] I mean, it makes sense for a whole bunch of reasons. One, I think,…

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Under the Bridge on Disney+. Pictured: Riley Keough and Lily Gladstone.

What to Watch This Week: May 4 to 10

From the GOAT roast of Tom Brady to a Victoria-set crime drama starring Oscar-nominee Lily Gladstone, we round up our top 10 shows to watch this week 1. Katt Williams: Woke Foke – Saturday, May 4, Netflix NetflixThe annual “Netflix Is a Joke” festival rolls along with a new special from ever-explosive standup Katt Williams.…

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We Were the Lucky Ones on Disney+. Pictured: (left to right) Jonathan Aris as Wolf, Sam Woolf as Adam and Joey King as Halina.

We Were the Lucky Ones

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOOn7Wb8sNw  Joey King stars in this sprawling drama set amid the horrors of the Holocaust Author Georgia Hunter was 15 years old when she learned of her grandfather’s history during the Second World War. “I grew up very close with my grandfather, and he never talked about the fact that he grew up in Poland…

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Doctor Who on Disney+. Pictured: Ncuti Gatwa as the newest Doctor.

Doctor who

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhL5ihOUUcs  Ncuti Gatwa takes over the TARDIS as the 15th Time Lord Whovians got a taste of what was to come this past holiday season when Doctor Who premiered The Church on Ruby Road as a part of a selection of Christmas specials, but the time for the real deal has finally arrived. Now that…

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