Critical Hits and Misses #75

  • Just when you think Black Panther's cast can't get any better, Angela Bassett gets announced as T'Challa's mother. E! News has the scoop! (Ivonne)

  • The results for this year’s edition of the IFComp, the annual interactive fiction awards, are in. You can check out this year’s winners and the placement of other entries (58 total) at the awards’ main site, and a short summary of the top three picks at Rock, Paper, Shotgun. (Dominik)

  • Stop me if you've heard this one before, especially if you're a comic book fan: one of the chief complaints leveled at the cast of Hamilton for their direct appeal to Vice-President-Elect Mike Pence is that they made the theater political. Which is hilarious when you consider what Hamilton is about. Or, if not hilarious, absolutely ridiculous. Katherine Brooks over at the Huffington Post talks about why this is notion is, historically, bullshit. (Critical Writ staff)

For today's musical hit, it's Panic! At the Disco cover by The Weekend/Daft Punk, on BBC's Live Lounge! (Ivonne)

Today's critical rolls:

What is your favourite political musical?

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