Watch This: Trailer for Good Girls Revolt

Back when Amazon asked its Prime members to vote on new series, I gave Good Girls Revolt high marks. Since then it’s made it to the series stage. The first trailer just released. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Good Girls Revolt”

Review: Transparent Season 3

Transparent season 3 dives deeper in the the hearts of the Pfefferman clan than we have gone before with this series. After much thrashing about, some of these unhappy and broken people are starting to get a grip. Just barely. There are some season 3 spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Transparent Season 3”

Surprise! Old People are Underrepresented in Film

A new study from the Media, Diversity and Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism provides the data showing what we all know already – older people are ignored, underrepresented, or trivialized in film. Continue reading “Surprise! Old People are Underrepresented in Film”

Watch This: Trailer for Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise is a PBS American Masters production. Watch your local listings for the premier in September. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise”

Review: Full Out

It’s pretty much a rule set in concrete around here that I must watch anything with Jennifer Beals. Full Out finally made it to Netflix, and I watched it immediately. The film is the inspiring true story of gymnast Ariana Berlin and her return to gymnastic greatness after a devastating car accident. Continue reading “Review: Full Out”

Review: Fleabag

Fleabag is a British 6 part comedy series exclusively on Amazon Prime. It’s fair to call it a comedy – it has some very funny moments – but it’s about a woman in terrible emotional pain and distress. Some minor spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Fleabag”

Review: One Mississippi

The only thing wrong with season 1 of One Mississippi is there isn’t enough of it. It’s a mere 6 brief episodes with Tig Notaro in her semi-autobiographical struggle to survive cancer, C-Diff, childhood trauma, and the death of her mother all in one overwhelming onslaught. Continue reading “Review: One Mississippi”

Review: The Fundamentals of Caring

I resisted watching The Fundamentals of Caring for a long time. Male leads, male writer and director. It didn’t seem like what I was looking for. But one night when there was absolutely nothing else to choose, I pushed play on The Fundamentals of Caring. Continue reading “Review: The Fundamentals of Caring”