TV Review: Hollywood 🎥🎞

The reimagination of the Golden Age of Hollywood in Netflix’s Hollywood is just too good to be true.

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From left to right: Darren Criss, Jeremy Pope, David Corenswet and Jake Picking star in Hollywood. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for Hollywood contains minor spoilers.

Hollywood (2020, created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan) follows the lives of young actors, writers and directors—Jack Castello (David Corenswet), Roy Fitzgerald/Rock Hudson (Jake Picking), Archie Coleman (Jeremy Pope), Raymond Ainsley (Darren Criss), Camille Washington (Laura Harrier) and Claire Wood (Samara Weaving)—who are trying to make it big in Hollywoodland post-World War II. Murphy rewrites the Golden Age of Hollywood by revisiting old Hollywood tragedies and giving marginalised communities an overly optimistic representation of their struggles.

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