Watch This: Trailer for A New Color The Art of Being Edythe Boone

A New Color: The Art of Being Edythe Boone is a documentary about Edythe Boone. She’s an artist, an educator, and a great-grandmother who has believed all her life in transformative power of art. The documentary is currently making the rounds of film festivals and is in need of distribution. (Hint, hint.) Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for A New Color The Art of Being Edythe Boone”

Review: War Bride

War Bride is a 2001 release. It’s available on Netflix, Amazon Video and YouTube. It’s a bit of WWII Canadian history with a great cast. Continue reading “Review: War Bride”

Review: Sicario

In the last 3 days, I watched two films directed by Denis Villeneuve. Both have a female protagonist. Both are excellent. The two are very different stories, but are alike because the female actor gives an outstanding performance. In this post I’ll review Sicario starring Emily Blunt. The other Villeneuve film I recently reviewed is Arrival. There are spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Sicario”

Review: The Intervention

The Intervention features 4 couples in various stages of coming together or falling apart. They gather for a weekend with a crackpot plan to stage an intervention in the marriage of one of the couples. Continue reading “Review: The Intervention”

News about Last Tango in Halifax Christmas Special

The air dates in the UK for the 2 part Christmas special of Last Tango in Halifax on BBC One are December 19 and 20 at 9 PM. There is no announcement yet about when PBS or Netflix will bring it to the U.S. Continue reading “News about Last Tango in Halifax Christmas Special”

Review: Arrival

Arrival fascinated and enthralled from the first moment. Everything about it was brilliant. I’m glad I went to see it on the big screen. I encourage you to do the same. Continue reading “Review: Arrival”

Wentworth Season 4: A Second Look

Because of the way season 4 of Wentworth ended, my original review of the season was strictly about Bea’s Journey. I’ve rewatched the entire season with a bit of emotional distance between the way the season ended and my response to the season as a whole. I realize the rest of the story and the cast deserve praise – it wasn’t only Bea (Danielle Cormack) doing great work. Will you let me set things to rights? Continue reading “Wentworth Season 4: A Second Look”

Review: Into the Forest

What is it that separates us from forest dwellers foraging for food and living in hollow trees? According to Into the Forest the answer is a simple one: the electric grid. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Into the Forest”