‘Carnival Row’: Philo and the Politics of Passing

Usually when I watch a show, almost without fault, I relate to one of the female characters. This probably has a lot to do with how male characters are written – emotions, what are those? – and of course, also…

‘Carnival Row’ Season 1 Review: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

From Orlando Bloom’s Philo carrying Carnival Row in his lithe but strong arms to Imogen & Agreus being my surprise OTP, there’s plenty to talk about, break down, and explore when it comes to this Amazon Prime show. In this…

5 Things We Learned from ‘Carnival Row’s Jared Harris, Arty Foushan and Caroline Ford

If there’s anything that we’ve learned from Carnival Row it’s that it’s a tangled weave of amazing, and often annoying, characters who cause trouble, try to save the day where they can, and try to find meaning in the work…

EXCLUSIVE: Tamzin Merchant, David Gyasi and Andrew Gower Talk ‘Carnival Row’

Whatever you’re expecting from Carnival Row, it probably is that and a lot more you couldn’t see coming. Take, for example, the storyline involving Imogen (Tamzin Merchant), Agreus (David Gyasi) and Ezra (Andrew Gower). At first, I thought, well, I…

5 Reasons You Should Be Watching ‘Carnival Row’

Carnival Row is a healthy dose of reality checking intrigue that leaves you feeling frustrated at times for the way that it accurately portrays how people treat individuals that are “different” and elated for the family that forms surrounding these…

‘Carnival Row’ is A Heartfelt Fantasy Take on A Real Problem

Well, color me shocked. There’s what I expected from Carnival Row based on their SDCC panel and press conference: good fantasy, beautiful settings, clichés and tone-deafness in the message, and then there’s what I got from the show: good fantasy,…

‘Carnival Row’ promises A Fantastical View of Current Issues

A show that deals with the issues of our time, including racism and xenophobia, while bringing in the fantastical elements we all know and love? Sounds not just attractive, it sounds just like our thing. But our first look at…