TV series show: A ‘Euphoric’ comeback for Zendaya
23 January 2022 | 1:21 pm
Its dark depiction of high school life had some critics concerned that "Euphoria" delved a little too deep into some troubling themes. As the series' second season hits screens, Yena Lee tells us why the Zendaya-fronted show makes for a stylish exploration of contemporary struggles with drug use and sexuality, and how it does not shy away from complex or controversial subject matter.
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TV critic Dheepthika Laurent speaks to Eve Jackson about all the hottest shows of the month and the year so far. Among them are new Netflix show "En Place", or "Represen’t" in English, which imagines France's first black president; "The Last of Us", a post-apocalyptic zombie drama getting critical acclaim; and "Kaleidoscope", which is already one of the most talked-about shows this year.
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American soul and blues singer Lee Fields has worked with some of the biggest artists in music, from Kool & the Gang to Martin Solveig. Now in his seventh decade, he's still releasing fantastic songs with a voice that pulls all kinds of heartstrings.
Sarah McCoy is an American who honed her songwriting and singing skills touring the US and New Orleans in particular, before moving to France several years ago. Unlike Emily (of "Emily in Paris" fame), she speaks French and has charmed her way into the hearts of the locals. She has just released her second album "High Priestess", which she is about to tour extensively throughout France and other European countries.
TV critic Dheepthika Laurent takes us through all the TV shows you should be watching this month, from a French series on a special forces operation in Iraq called "Cœurs Noirs", or "Dark Hearts", to a new adaptation of Spanish teen murder mystery "Elité".
We analyse two videos sent to us claiming to show attacks on sub-Saharan Africans in Tunisia, just weeks after President Kais Saied's remarks that caused a wave of racist anti-Black violence across the country. Take a look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
From the end of "Succession" to an impossibly starry eco drama with Meryl Streep called "Extrapolations", television series critic Dheepthika Laurent speaks to Eve Jackson about the month's top TV shows.
Viral videos on social media claim to show law enforcement officials in France lowering their helmet, allegedly in sign of support of pension reform demonstrators. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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