[Video] 1st Episode of Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone has been regarded as one of the most influential television series on American television of all time. It’s introduction of science fiction and fantasy storylines motivated a generation of creators and future filmmakers to make countless works. But what people don’t remember is how the show was not as popular with critics or audiences. Hopefully history won’t repeat itself and people will gravitate to it again. In the first episode, Kumail Nanjiani stars as a comedian who will do anything for fame, ANYTHING. The episode brings back that classic Twilight Zone element of morality. The original show’s episodes never were about space travel or alien invasions or psychic children, they were always about the choices that people make and the ramifications of those decisions. The new show looks like an antidote to the nihilistic views of Black Mirror with a dash of relevant social issues.

I’m still not convinced about the whole CBS All Access thing. Heres hoping someone I know will let me use their account.

‘Candyman’ Director Nia DaCosta Clarifies That Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is Not Replacing Tony Todd…?

It was officially reported earlier this year that Aquaman star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II had joined the cast of director Nia DaCosta‘s spiritual sequel to Candyman, and what we had been told at the time is that the actor would be playing our new Candyman. But that’s now being called into question, as DaCosta has brought some clarification to the reports.

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The Ending Of Jordan Peele’s ‘Us,’ Explained

It was all right there in the trailer.

There was Adelaide (Lupita Nyong’o) looking, dressing and acting like a regular degular Black mom in a car with her husband and two kids, headed to the beach. Then, Luniz’ “I Got 5 on It,” comes on the radio and she tries to get her young son Jason to…snap along with the song. “Get in rhythm,” she tells him, but sis, which one? She’s snapping on the one and the two and the three and a half. Adelaide is a fraud.

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