Review: Stranger Things 2, also known as season 2

Stranger Things is back on Netflix with season 2. It’s hard to say anything about season 2 that doesn’t include spoilers. You’ve been warned. Continue reading “Review: Stranger Things 2, also known as season 2”

Watch This: Trailer for Mudbound

Mudbound is the latest from director Dee Rees. It’s the story of two families – one black, one white – bound uneasily together on the muddy farmland of the Mississippi Delta during the Jim Crow era. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Mudbound”

Listen to What She Said

Here’s the latest video from Feminist Frequency. It has a catchy title: One Weird Trick for Helping Women. Continue reading “Listen to What She Said”

Review: Wanted, an Exciting Australian Series

Wanted is an action-packed series from Australia about two women who run for their lives while being chased by the police, drug dealers, and assorted bad guys. It stars two wonderful actors whose fandom I pledge fidelity to from here on. Continue reading “Review: Wanted, an Exciting Australian Series”

Review: Amnesia

I keep stumbling onto movies with Sense8’s Max Riemelt. Amnesia is one of those. Amnesia is set on the glorious island of Ibiza, which is as much a character in the story as the people. Continue reading “Review: Amnesia”

Watch This: Trailer for Flint

Flint is about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan and the 4 women who brought it to national attention. It premiers Saturday Oct. 28 on Lifetime TV. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Flint”

Review: You’re Not You

You’re Not You is a tearjerker about a woman dying of ALS and how that affects the people around her. It’s predictable in many ways but it’s elevated by an excellent group of actors who create outstanding characters in this story about both living and dying. Continue reading “Review: You’re Not You”

Previews of Coming Attractions

I’ve got a bunch of previews for you today. I give you my capsule comments. I’d love to hear yours in the comments. Continue reading “Previews of Coming Attractions”

Rebeccapurple + Spirit Day

I’ve always used purple on my blog in honor of Eric Meyers’ daughter Rebecca, who died at age 6. Nobody knew that but me, but I’m aware of it each time I open my blog.

But today, the color purple represents Spirit Day, a day GLAAD created to show support for LGBTQ youth. On this day, I want to share my love and respect for LGBTQ youth. Nobody deserves to be bullied.

Review: OtherLife

OtherLife, a sci-fi flick from Australia, features Jessica De Gouw as brilliant scientist Ren Amari. It’s a story about memory, lived experience, and artificially created experience. Continue reading “Review: OtherLife”