Watch This: Trailer for Molly’s Game

Molly’s Game looks like a female-powered delight. I’m ready to see it right now, but it won’t be released until November 22. Jessica Chastain plays Molly Bloom. The story is based on a real person, who seems exceptionally kickass. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Molly’s Game”

Watch This: Trailer for What Happened to Monday

What Happened to Monday is a Netflix original starring Noomi Rapace as seven siblings, all named for days of the week. The scifi thriller is set in England. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for What Happened to Monday”

Watch This: Trailer for Fun Mom Dinner

Fun Mom Dinner is one more comedy with 4 women in the lead attempting to capture some of the magic of Bridesmaids. So far most attempts haven’t quite reached that pinnacle, but Fun Mom Dinner has Toni Collette. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Fun Mom Dinner”

Review: The Incredible Jessica James

Having a bad day? Watch The Incredible Jessica James. Exhausted by the news? Watch The Incredible Jessica James. Feeling depleted and in need of a jolt of creativity? Watch The Incredible Jessica James. Continue reading “Review: The Incredible Jessica James”

Watch This: Trailer for Chavela

Chavela is a documentary about Mexican ranchera singer Chavela Vargas. This barrier-breaking singer was famous for her emotional delivery and her penchant for wearing pants onstage. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Chavela”

Review: Atomic Blonde

Atomic Blonde could definitely become a franchise like the James Bond or Jason Bourne movies everyone keeps comparing it with. Charlize Theron as Lorraine Broughton is smart, tough, relentless, cool, stylish, resourceful, beautiful, deadly, and really good at the spy game. Continue reading “Review: Atomic Blonde”

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. 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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