Review: Dalida, biopic about the French Egyptian-Italian singer and actress

Dalida is based on the life of Iolanda Gigliotti, better known as Dalida, a world famous singer for over 30 years. She died in 1987 after a career in which she received more than 90 gold records. She sold 140 million albums and singles worldwide and recorded songs in 10 languages. Continue reading “Review: Dalida, biopic about the French Egyptian-Italian singer and actress”

Review: Barbra: The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic!

The concert film Barbra: The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic! from Barbra Streisand is a wonderful treat for her fans. I’ve been a fan since she first came on the scene in the late 1960s. I loved it. Continue reading “Review: Barbra: The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic!”

Review: The Loch (Loch Ness)

The British mystery series The Loch, also called Loch Ness, is available on Acorn TV. It was the first program I watched with my new subscription to Acorn TV. Continue reading “Review: The Loch (Loch Ness)”

Review: Longmire Season 6, The Final Season

Season 6 of Longmire brought the Sheriff Walt Longmire story to an end in a way that I’m sure made many fans happy. As a whole, I thought the season was excellent. It gave the actors some room to stretch, resolved a number of lingering issues, and went out on a golden rainbow of happiness. There are spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Longmire Season 6, The Final Season”

Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving

I’m off for a while to be with the family. If you’re celebrating Thanksgiving, too, I hope you have a wonderful holiday.

Watch This: Trailer for In Search of Fellini

In Search of Fellini stars Ksenia Solo in a story about a shy small-town Ohio girl who loves movies but dislikes reality. She discovers the delightfully bizarre films of Federico Fellini and sets off on a strange, beautiful journey across Italy to find him. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for In Search of Fellini”

Review: Mudbound

Mudbound grabs you from the first moments and won’t let go. It twists you up, wrings you breathless, and spits you out gasping. Finally, whew, finally, it shows you a break in the cloudy skies to let in a beam of sunshine. Continue reading “Review: Mudbound”

Review: How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

The Canadian comedy How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town is a romp as funny as the title suggests. The film stars several favorite actors of mine. It’s funny and poignant at the same time. Continue reading “Review: How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town”

Watch This: Trailer for The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner is an animated story, ostensibly for kids, although it’s rated PG-13. It’s the story of a young girl who disguises herself as a boy to help her family. It looks like a story about female empowerment that adult women will enjoy, too. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The Breadwinner”

Great TV Marriages

Have you been watching The Gifted? I have. One of the things I notice each week is the great marriage between Amy Acker and Stephen Moyer as the parents of two ‘gifted’ teens in this sci fi drama. I haven’t thought much about great TV marriages since Friday Night Lights  with Connie Britton and Kyle Chandler ended. It’s time to look at a few newer marriage examples. Continue reading “Great TV Marriages”