Pose Reviews

Pose Season 1 Episode 8 Review: Mother of the Year

Pose Review: A Finale for the History Books

On Pose Season 1 Episode 8, Blanca's motherly moves bear fruit as the House of Evangelista welcomes new members and prepares for an epic challenge against the House of Ferocity.
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Pose Season 1 Episode 7 Review: Pink Slip

Pose Review: Pink Slip

Elektra and Blanca both try (and fail) to protect their houses after revelations threaten to upturn their world and families on Pose Season 1 Episode 7.
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Pose Season 1 Episode 6 Review: Love Is the Message

Pose Review: Love Is The Message

On Pose Season 1 Episode 6, Pray battles his own fears of death as he faces Costas's, while Patty and Angel have an unexpected candid conversation.
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Pose Season 1 Episode 5 Review: Mother's Day

Pose Review: Mother's Day

After Blanca learns of her biological mother's death, she struggles with her mixed feelings about attending the funeral and seeing her estranged family on Pose Season 1 Episode 5.
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Pose Season 1 Episode 4 Review: The Fever

Pose Review: The Fever

In Pose Season 1 Episode 4, Elektra must choose between material comfort and herself, while Candy takes a gamble with her body and Pray Tell gets heartbreaking news.
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Pose Season 1 Episode 3 Review: Giving and Receiving

Pose Review: Giving and Receiving

On Pose Season 1 Episode 3, the House of Evangelista tries to celebrate the holidays but ends up giving and receiving more lessons than gifts.
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Pose Season 1 Episode 2 Review: Access

Pose Review: Access

On Pose Season 1 Episode 2, Blanca bests Elektra on the ball floor before entering a losing battle to drink at a gay bar.
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Pose Quotes

Patty: How could a woman be a drag queen?
Angel: I'm a transsexual.
Patty: No, I don't believe you.
Angel: Why thank you. That's a compliment, you know.
Patty: That's not possible. I mean, Stan would never do that. You're a woman.
Angel: 100 percent.
Patty: Prove it.
Angel: What? You wanna see my dick?
Patty: Yes.
Angel: I'm sorry for what I did to you, and I'm here to talk, but I got boundaries. I'm not bothered about any part of who I am except that. Everything I can't have in this world is because of that thing down there. If you wanna see who I am, that's the last place you should look.

Blanca: Notice what it’s all about. Being able to fit into the straight, white world and embody the American dream. We don’t have access to that dream, and it’s not because of ability, trust me. I mean… isn’t that what you’re trying to do? Dance your way into that world? The world of acceptability?
Damon: Sorry I said I wasn’t like you.
Blanca: Oh child, hush. You are a gay black boy. Who else you goin’ find to make to feel superior?