visually arresting but kinda scatterbrained
“You didn’t make good choices, you had good choices! Options that being rich and white and entitled gave you!”
Though Little Fires Everywhere is meant to be an intelligent exploration of race and privilege in America, the two-dimensional caricaturization of its characters weakens any sociopolitical commentary this show tries to make.
Take for instance the manner in which Mia Warren (played by Kerry Washington) is often portrayed as “the irrationally angry, defensive, promiscuous, weed-smoking black woman.” It is counterproductive for…