The Hate U Give: This Is America

Starr Carter (Amanda Stenberg) is always switching between environments. The first one is the poor, working-class, mainly Black neighbourhood where she lives with her parents (Regina Hall, Russel Horsby) and brothers (Lamar Johnson, TJ Wright). The other is the rich, mostly White, private school she…

A24’s The Children Act: Dear God

As her marriage to Jack Maye (Stanley Tucci) depletes, High Court judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) has to make a decision that will change lives forever, both her own and that of a teenage boy called Adam (Fionn Whitehead) and his parents (Ben Chaplin, Eileen…

Netflix’s Sierra Burgess Is A Loser

Sierra, played by Shannon Purser (Barbara in┬áStranger Things) is intelligent but unpopular and wants to go to Stanford University. She doesn’t fit traditional beauty standards but she’s witty and charming. Mean girl Veronica (Kristine Froseth) does her utmost to ruin Sierra’s life with verbal bullying,…