Review: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Where was I last TV season? Crazy Ex-Girlfriend was on CW, a channel I receive, for 18 episodes. I missed it entirely. Recently I saw several references to it and thought, “What is this Crazy Ex-Girlfriend show anyway?” I did what any curious person would do. I watched it. Continue reading “Review: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”

Review: Parched

Parched is from India, beautifully directed by Leena Yadav. It’s a visual treat while being a heartbreaking look at the lives of women in a brutal patriarchal society. Continue reading “Review: Parched”

Watch This: Trailer for A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom is the latest from director Amma Asante, who directed Belle. It stars David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike as Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana and Ruth Williams, his white English wife. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for A United Kingdom”

Review: Arthur Newman

Arthur Newman stars Emily Blunt and Colin Firth. When I noticed it on Netflix, I saw it didn’t have a very high rating. I would watch Emily Blunt in just about anything so I gave it a chance. I’m glad I did. My opinion of the film turned out to be higher than others. Continue reading “Review: Arthur Newman”

Watch This: Two Trailers for La La Land

La La Land premiers at the end of the month at the Venice Film Festival, so buzz about it will surely start then, but the film won’t be in theaters until December 16: your holiday musical. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone head up this film about an aspiring jazz musician and an aspiring actress. Continue reading “Watch This: Two Trailers for La La Land”

Review: Mothers and Daughters

Mothers and Daughters is a series of slightly interwoven tales about mothers and daughters that came out in 2016 just in time for Mother’s Day. It has an absolutely fabulous cast. Continue reading “Review: Mothers and Daughters”

Audrie & Daisy: Netflix Sexual Assault Documentary

Audrie & Daisy is a documentary from Netflix that will air in theaters and online beginning September 23. It’s another in a long line of horrific stories designed to wake up America to rape culture and the damage being done to young women every day. Trigger warnings for the following content. Continue reading “Audrie & Daisy: Netflix Sexual Assault Documentary”

Review: American Ultra

American Ultra stars Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg as a couple of CIA agents who were part of an experimental program run by a character played by Connie Britton. The actors were interesting enough that I gave it a try. I’m a little chagrined to admit how much I enjoyed it. Continue reading “Review: American Ultra”

Watch This: Trailer for Arrival

Amy Adams leads the cast for Arrival, coming to theaters in November. Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker also star in this thriller about the arrival of aliens on earth. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Arrival”

Review: Z for Zachariah

Z for Zachariah is a 2015 film about the meager remains of life after a nuclear disaster that is never explained. The film stars Margot Robbie, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Chris Pine. These 3 make up the entire cast. Continue reading “Review: Z for Zachariah”