Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide

Orphan Black draws nearer the last episode with “Guillotines Decide,” the 8th episode of season 5. In this episode, it was the best of times. It was the worst of times. This is a recap. There are spoilers. Continue reading “Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide”

Watch This: Trailer for Strange Weather

Strange Weather stars Holly Hunter and Carrie Coon as a mother (Hunter) and her best friend who hit the road. The mother is searching to understand loss and grief over her son. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Strange Weather”

Review: The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister

A comment from a reader sent me on a hunt for The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, which I found on Amazon Video [The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister]. This 2010 BBC film introduced me to “the first modern lesbian in British history,” and sent me searching through references on Wikipedia.
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Review: Suite Française

Suite Française is a different enough war story to be interesting for that reason alone, but it’s also beautifully well-done and acted. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Suite Française”

Review: Maudie

Maudie is a biopic about Maud Lewis, a Canadian folk artist. Sally Hawkins stars brilliantly as the amazing painter, a woman afflicted with severe rheumatoid arthritis.  Continue reading “Review: Maudie”

Orphan Black S5 E7 Gag or Throttle

Orphan Black episode 7 “Gag or Throttle” ups the excitement and danger to maximum. Rachel (Tatiana Maslany who is here, there, and everywhere) has Kira (Skyler Wexler) in a terrible spot but starts to see things from a different point of view before the episode is over. This is a recap. There are spoilers.
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Watch This: Trailer for The Incredible Jessica James

The Incredible Jessica James is a Netflix original movie. It premiers July 28. The heroine of The Incredible Jessica James is freaking dope and it looks like the whole movie will be freaking dope, too. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The Incredible Jessica James”

Suranne Jones to Play Anne Lister in Sally Wainwright’s “Gentleman Jack”

Thrilling news today. Suranne Jones has been cast as the swashbuckling Anne Lister in the upcoming Sally Wainwright drama for the BBC and HBO. Jones should be fantastic as the brash and determined lesbian who lived in the 1830s in Yorkshire. Continue reading “Suranne Jones to Play Anne Lister in Sally Wainwright’s “Gentleman Jack””

Watch This: Professor Marston and The Wonder Women

Professor Marston and The Wonder Women is about William Marston who created the comic book character Wonder Woman. The story includes two wonder women who were in on the whole adventure.
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Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Nashville, The Bold Type

Time for a television watcher’s brain dump. This week I’ll offload short thoughts about Wynonna Earp, Nashville, and The Bold Type.
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