The L.A. Complex Review: Real Acting

Every week on The L.A. Complex another character is dealing with a battle.  Whether it's Raquel's inner struggle to accept how she's perceived, Kaldrick's constant battle within himself to tear down who he really is, the idea of tonight's episode "Choose Your Battles," resonates with each character's inner and external struggles. 

This episode, like so many others in this series, is particularly well-structured, opening with Kal getting out of bed in just his underwear and suiting up to become Kaldrick King, the rapper.  It looked like work for him because it was.  He has to strap on his identity daily and it's wearing on him, especially when he's constantly challenged to defend his identity, this week by Infinite Jest and the press, since he needs to make some appearances to reassure the public the King is not dead, but very much alive and rapping. Read More...


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