The Underground Railroad

  1. Episode 10 Chapter 10: Mabel
    The Underground Railroad Finale Recap: Coursing All Through You A tough conclusion bridges Mabel’s past and Cora’s future.
  2. Episode 9 Chapter 9: Indiana Winter
    The Underground Railroad Recap: The Grandest Delusion This tragic yet stunningly cinematic episode feels like an entire film.
  3. Episode 8 Chapter 8: Indiana Autumn
    The Underground Railroad Recap: All Those People The idea of freedom turns out to be complicated as it becomes more real.
  4. Episode 7 Chapter 7: Fanny Briggs
    The Underground Railroad Recap: Grace Note What a small relief this episode is.
  5. Episode 6 Chapter 6: Tennessee – Proverbs
    The Underground Railroad Recap: One Chosen, One Disgraced Ridgeway has no intention to stop seizing what he believes is his to seize.
  6. Episode 5 Chapter 5: Tennessee – Exodus
    The Underground Railroad Recap: Square in the Teeth A bleak, difficult midway point takes its time in telling us a bit more about each character as they crawl their way across a burning Tennessee.
  7. Episode 4 Chapter 4: The Great Spirit
    The Underground Railroad Recap: A Mighty Fine Thing A look into Arnold Ridgeway’s upbringing and spiritual ideology also shows the extent of his cruelty.
  8. Episode 3 Chapter 3: North Carolina
    The Underground Railroad Recap: The Wicked in You In North Carolina, things go from bad to worse to absolute worst for Cora.
  9. Episode 2 Chapter 2: South Carolina
    The Underground Railroad Recap: A Different World “If you want to stay, we stay. I’m not getting on that train without you.”
  10. Episode 1 Chapter 1: Georgia
    The Underground Railroad Premiere Recap: It’s Time Barry Jenkins’s adaptation of the Colson Whitehead novel starts off running with a difficult, alluring first episode.

The Latest The Underground Railroad News

  1. awards season
    Squid Game Wins Its First Major Award at the Gothams And The Lost Daughter did anything but lose.
  2. close reads
    When Presented With a Black Gaze, the Emmys Turned Away This year’s nominations struggled to recognize works that approach Black stories as three-dimensional portraits, rather than blunt, thematic hammers.
  3. viewing guide
    What to Stream This July 4th Weekend We have some thematically appropriate movie and TV suggestions for after the grill has been turned off and before the fireworks light up the sky.
  4. a long talk
    Barry Jenkins Felt His Way Through The Underground Railroad The filmmaker reflects on the intuition and instinct that shaped his most ambitious project to date.
  5. behind the seams
    Mapping The Underground Railroad’s Monumental Costuming Journey Comprising “hundreds or thousands” of garments, the miniseries’s wardrobe purposefully echoes the story’s movement through space and time.
  6. tv review
    The Underground Railroad Is the Cinematic Event of the Year This is a series not witnessed but felt.
  7. awp conference
    Colson Whitehead’s Fierce and Funny Primer on Life and Chicken “If it tastes like shit, it’s cultural appropriation,” and other lessons from the Pulitzer winner’s keynote speech at the AWP conference.
  8. 2019 golden globes
    Give Barry Jenkins a Sci-Fi Movie, You Nerds! “I think now I want to grow aesthetically. I would love to do a sci-fi film. I’m a big film of Denis Villeneuve.”
  9. How Colson Whitehead Got From Zombies to Slavery The novel is a major departure for him.
  10. vulture cover story
    In Conversation With Colson Whitehead The author of The Underground Railroad on Oprah’s endorsement, avoiding clichés of the “Southern Novel of Black Misery,” and whether maturity means never having to be funny again.