Sydney Bucksbaum

Lucas Hedges Is Having A Huge Year — Here’s How He Stays Grounded

The past two years have been a roller coaster ride for Boy Erased star Lucas Hedges: an Oscar nomination for Manchester By the Sea; a touching turn in Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird; a supporting role in awards show heavyweight Three Billboards Outside…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

A Feminist ‘Clueless’ Comic Book Is Coming Out This Year & We’re Totally Buggin’

It's a really great time to be a fan of Clueless. It was just announced last week that Paramount Pictures' '90s classic film is getting an official remake and the Broadway musical based on the original movie is set to debut next month. But you don't…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Why Kiernan Shipka Won't Call Sabrina Spellman A Role Model On 'CAOS'

As a fierce young half-witch rising up against an oppressive patriarchy, the heroine at the center of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina makes a strong case for becoming one of the most iconic characters in recent TV history. Netflix's dark reimagining…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

This New Show Is A Mix Of Harry Potter & Buffy — And You're Going To Love It

Claiming that fans of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals are going to love the next series in the TVD trilogy, Legacies, is hardly a shocking statement to make. Creator Julie Plec is extending her supernaturally addicting universe into yet…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Why ‘Beautiful Boy’ Is The One Addiction Film Everyone Needs To See

Former Office costars Steve Carell and Amy Ryan have reunited onscreen for a very different kind of project — the heartwrenching film Beautiful Boy, in which they play divorced parents to a son struggling with addiction. The film (playing in limited…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Jennifer Garner's 'Camping' Character Is Unlikable, But There's An Important Reason Why

Almost everything about Kathryn McSorley-Jodell, Jennifer Garner's character on HBO's Camping, will annoy you, from the intense and fast way that she talks, to the stiff and aggressive way that she moves, to the controlling and cold way that she…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

'Black Lightning' Stars A Man, But Season 2 Puts Women In Charge Of Their Destinies

Black Lightning made history when it debuted last season. The CW's latest superhero series is one of very few to star a black male superhero on television, and the only one of those to air on network TV. The series also made history in depicting the…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Yara Shahidi Says Her Animated Movie 'Smallfoot' Is A Lesson In Not Rewriting History

"I'm going to sit criss-cross applesauce," Yara Shahidi tells me with a giddy smile. She kicks up her feet and crosses them in her director's chair, leaning back and relaxing now that all the cameras have turned off. I've just told her that I'm only…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Why The 'American Vandal' Season 2 Ending Does A Disservice To True Crime

Spoilers ahead for the Season 2 finale of American Vandal. When Season 1 of American Vandal debuted on Netflix last year, the question on everyone's mind was, "Who drew the d*cks?" Eight episodes later, as the credits began to roll on the Season 1…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

What It Was Like Filming The Brownout, According To 'American Vandal' Star Travis Tope

This interview has really taken a sh*tty turn. To be fair, that's pretty unavoidable when discussing American Vandal Season 2. The highly anticipated follow-up to Netflix's hit mockumentary spin on a true crime drama has one-upped the first season's…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Attention, '90s Kids: This New Streaming Service Has All Your Favorite Nickelodeon Shows

Attention all '90s kids: grab your favorite scrunchie, stock up on butterfly clips, and put on your best Sketchers shoes, because you're about to meet your new favorite streaming service — and it's going to take you right back to the best decade…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

This New Netflix Show Is The Feminist YA Sci-Fi Romance You've Been Waiting For

Science fiction has always had a problem with gender equality. Historically, the genre has been dominated by men — think of classic sci-fi writers, and the names that come to mind are H.G. Wells, Isaac Asimov, Jules Verne, Edgar Allan Poe, and…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

The Hot Parents Of 'Riverdale' Released Their *Real* High School Photos & They're Perfect

Remember when Riverdale was first announced and all anyone could talk about was how Archie got hot? Those abs were pretty spectacular, sure, but now that we're two full seasons in to The CW's Archie Comics drama, the water cooler (read: Twitter)…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

We Need To Talk About Josh Of Netflix's 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before', STAT

Spoilers ahead. It's one of the last few weekends of summer but instead of getting in one last summer hurrah, you're going to want to cancel all your plans thanks to Netflix's new high school rom-com hitting the internet. To All the Boys I've Loved…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

The Women Of Arrowverse Get Honest About Pushing For Inclusion In The Industry — And In The Fandom

It doesn't take superpowers to change the world for the better. Sure, it doesn't hurt to have super speed or assassin-level fighting skills or a sonic scream or a magical amulet to help kick some ass, but that only happens on TV. When it comes to…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Abbi Jacobson's New Netflix Series Combines Your Love For Disney Princesses & 'The Simpsons'

Growing up on a steady diet of Disney princesses can give you some pretty unattainable ideas of beauty, perfection, and love. And yet, catchy tunes aside, those childhood classics are the very films that every little girl and boy watch despite the…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

'The Originals' Creator Explains Exactly What Happened In That Shocking Series Finale

Major spoilers ahead for The Originals series finale, "When the Saints Go Marching In." The Originals are just dust in the wind. Or at least, the two main characters at the center of The Vampire Diaries spinoff series are. By the end of the series…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

'The Originals' Series Finale *Isn't* About Romance & That's Why It's Perfect

Over the past five years (eight, if you count the years the characters spent on The Vampire Diaries), The Originals has gripped the hearts of fans with epic tales of love, loss, and every emotion in between. But over those years, fans of The CW…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Reboot Star Kat Graham To Racist Trolls: "Bring It"

In the push for better onscreen representation, inclusion, and diversity, projects are casting actors from diverse backgrounds to play roles that originally went to white actors. But racist trolls have been bullying actors to the point where some…
By Sydney Bucksbaum

Penn Badgley's Next Role Is A Lot Like Dan On 'Gossip Girl' — Only Creepier

A dark brooding young man played by Penn Badgley obsesses over the blonde woman he just met, to the point where he takes to the internet to try and get closer to her any way he can. Does this television series sound familiar? If you're thinking…
By Sydney Bucksbaum