Articles by Jourdain
Hulu's 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' Series Can't Find the Spirit of the Original Rom-Com
Mike Newell's 1994 British romantic comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral is a film about a tight-knit group of somewhat childish friends who suddenly find everyone around them getting married, having children, and moving on with their lives.
Aug 5, 2019
How Spike Lee's 'School Daze' Created Film's Most Nuanced Portrait of HBCUs
Before A Different World came into its own, before Higher Learning and Dear White People critiqued the fraught relationship between black students and white students at Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs), and before grown-ish, there was School Daze.
Apr 12, 2019
How 'The Women of Brewster Place' Revolutionized the Depiction of Black Women on TV
It was only recently that I realized The Women of Brewster Place has been a staple of my dreams for years, appearing whenever I feel a sense of nostalgia for when I was hungry to understand what it means to be a black woman.
Feb 25, 2019