i’ve had to take breaks within tv binge sessions,
but never because i was mentally drained.
i took a break after episode 5 on amazon”s “them” but the remaining episodes were…
…a complete energy drainer.
they showed no mercy in how they showed abuse and torture with black folks.
it made me wonder why we abuse each other when white folks have done a good job.
there is no reason why WE should be doing it,
but it’s what we been taught and passed down as a people.
i get it.
i won’t lie to you foxhole:
It took me a while to figure out WTF was going on.
i knew it was about racism,
but there was a lot more under the surface that leaves you kinda confused.
i picked up that it showed individual trauma within the family,
although they could have dived more into the oldest daughter’s trauma.
i felt the threw in the youngest daughter’s trauma because they had nothing.
one thing that kinda made me scratch my head was the priest demon.
so we find out that he was cursed and ended up selling his soul.
the house the black family moved into was on haunted grounds,
but he decided to haunt random black families on entirely different blocks?
were they trying to imply white people are demons with their racism?
i could have done without the blinding of the black settlers too.
that whole scene was a lot to take in even though that happened to us during those days.
i get it.
i felt they could have taken out the supernatural aspect because it was weird.
i’m sure there is a shit ton of symbolism…
the head karen was running for her own freedom,
but she was hunted and killed as she did to the black family.
retribution can be truly karmic.
she trusted one of her “kind” and he turned out to be the biggest villain of them all.
her own hubby didn’t even gaf that she was missing.
it was a roller coaster that i’d probably never watch again.
even if i met a wolf and he wanted to watch it from the beginning,
i think jamari is goooooooooood.
it was a decent watch.
that experience is truly a one and done tho.
if you feel up to it,
check out “them” on amazon video.
lowkey: i loved when luck slapped the head karen back to reality.
she actually started the process on her death.
highkey: i thought the black family was so beautiful.
all the actors and actresses within the family were a joy to watch.
good to see paula jai parker and my fav,
anika noni rose,
working out here.
i didn’t even realize the other crazy lady was in “being mary jane” too!