How ‘The Boys in the Band’ Increases the Tension of the Most Dramatic Moments
Zachary Quinto, Michael Benjamin Washington, Joe Mantello, Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells, Charlie Carver, Robin De Jesús, Brian Hutchison, Tuc Watkins discuss how their Netflix film ‘The Boys in the Band’ is able to build tension.
The white-nationalist cat is out of the bag, thanks to Stormfront’s last-episode admission that she’s intent on fulfilling her late husband’s dream of a master (super)race. That, in turn, means The Boys is now free to openly associate the newest member of the Seven — and her fascistic beau Homelander — with Donald Trump, which doesn’t take long in the explosive “Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker.”
Episode 7 opens with a young overweight man going through the same dreary daily routine while being inundated with Stormfront propaganda via TV news, podcasts, and online stories and memes. In the face of