Tag Archives: Rami Malek

Dear Hollywood: Make this Met Gala pic of Donald Glover, Riz Ahmed and Rami Malek into a blockbuster

The Met Gala has come and gone, and we’ve learned three things: 1. Rihanna is the Queen of the Met Gala Rihanna won. Goodnight! #METGala pic.twitter.com/ZujhZRUIVu — Affinity Magazine (@TheAffinityMag) May 2, 2017 2. Kylie Jenner doesn’t get out of bed unless she can copy a black woman Well I mean… https://t.co/RZ3yghnspF — Teen Vogue …

Emmys 1, Oscars 0: How TV’s Biggest Night Celebrated Diverse Storytelling

“Please tell me you’re seeing this too,” said Rami Malek as he accepted his Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. His work on Mr. Robot is awe-inspiring, but it’s also absolutely necessary. While Malek’s character Elliot succinctly sums up the post-tech malaise and loneliness due to not fitting into society’s herd mentality, Malek …

Mr. Robot & the Highly Sensitive: Elliot’s Complicated HSP Life

Elliot Anderson is a fidgety, nervous, highly intelligent, strange, closed-off individual, yet he’s also the hero in the fight against debilitating capitalism. I’ve written for Entertainment Weekly how Mr. Robot‘s Elliot  (Rami Malek) is the Superman of the post-post-modern age, but in that article, I wrote about his superheroism from a costume history point of view. …

The Breakout Shows of 2015: “Mr. Robot” and “Into the Badlands”

2015 saw a ton of explosive shows vie for our attention, from the new seasons of How to Get Away with Murder, Scandal, and Empire, to the new faces on rookie shows like Rosewood, Quantico, and The Grinder (or, in The Grinder‘s case, familiar faces we haven’t seen in a while). But if there were two new shows that captured the imagination more …