Naomi Elias

Naomi Elias is a contributor at Film School Rejects. Her work has also appeared on IGN, Pajiba, Nylon, and Syfy Wire. You can follow her on Twitter here: @naomi_elias (she/her)
Sujata Day Definition Please

Sujata Day Wants to Tell a Different Kind of Story About South Asian Americans

By Naomi Elias 

We talk to the actress-turned-filmmaker about ‘Definition Please,’ paying homage to Bollywood, and why she never wants to be a producer again.

Best Tv Characters

The 15 Best TV Characters of 2021

By Naomi Elias 

From an anime villain to a mafioso to a pair of billionaires with outsize personalities, these characters were the most memorable — and most memed — of the year.

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‘Black and Missing’ Highlights a Media Blindspot and its Consequences

By Naomi Elias 

We review the HBO documentary series, which follows the Black and Missing Foundation in its efforts to spread awareness about missing persons of color.

Leverage Redemption Cast

‘Leverage: Redemption’ is a Satisfying Second Act

By Naomi Elias 

The revival is no doubt targeting the avid fan base from the original series but it is also well-attuned to the zeitgeist.

Evil Season Demon

‘EVIL’ Continues to Be Devious Must-See TV with Season 2

By Naomi Elias 

If EVIL season one was a meditation on the nature of evil, season two is a deep dive into its power to corrupt.

Superstore Depositions

‘Superstore’ is the Show We Needed But Didn’t Deserve

By Naomi Elias 

This is not the kind of show that should be canceled. It’s the kind of show that should be replicated.

Women Of The Expanse

The Women of ‘The Expanse’ Will Be the Show’s Greatest Legacy

By Naomi Elias 

We spotlight five of the many complex female characters that populate the sci-fi series.

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Humans are the Scariest Monsters in Genre Television

By Naomi Elias 

We look at the “humans are the real monsters” trope and present seven classic examples.

Harry Belafonte Tonight Show

When Harry Belafonte Hosted ‘The Tonight Show’ and Changed Television Forever

By Naomi Elias 

Yoruba Richen’s documentary ‘The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show’ revisits a mostly lost but never forgotten week of television.