Exclusive: Interview with Jake Graf, Creator of the Powerful Short ‘Headspace’

British transgender activist and director Jake Graf granted us an email interview about his short film Headspace. Here’s how he describes the film: “Headspace gives a rare and intimate glimpse into the trials and tribulations faced by trans folk on a daily basis.” Continue reading “Exclusive: Interview with Jake Graf, Creator of the Powerful Short ‘Headspace’”

Review: Just Add Magic

Just Add Magic is an Amazon Kids series featuring three tweens with a magic cookbook. It’s about empowered girls who act with their own agency to solve a serious problem – a grandmother under a spell.  This is a review of season 1 only and contains minor spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Just Add Magic”

Review: The Innocents

The Innocents is one of the most beautiful and touching films I have ever seen. It’s set in 1945 Poland. A French doctor Mathilde Beaulieu (Lou de Laâge) is in Poland taking care of wounded French soldiers. She is called to a convent by a frantic nun. She discovers a number of pregnant nuns, all about to deliver. Continue reading “Review: The Innocents”

Review: Juana Inés

Juana Inés is a mini-series from Mexico. It tells the story of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a brilliant writer, poet, scholar, and nun who lived in Mexico City in the late 1600s. Juana Inés is a beautiful retelling of her life and achievements. Continue reading “Review: Juana Inés”

Review: Santa Clarita Diet

Santa Clarita Diet is a 10 part horror comedy on Netflix. It’s about a married couple who are severely tested when their normal existence is changed because the Mrs. turns into a zombie. The pretty lady is forever undead. Continue reading “Review: Santa Clarita Diet”

Review: Paranoid

Paranoid is an 8 part mini-series from Britain’s iTV, Netflix and RED Production Company. It’s a mystery and a thriller wrapped in a big story about pharmaceuticals. It’s currently available on Netflix U.S. Continue reading “Review: Paranoid”

Review: Cristela Alonzo: Lower Classy

Big fan of the TV show Cristela here. The show only lasted one season, which was a shame because it was a great show. It was named after the star Cristela Alonzo. It was about 3 generations of Mexican Americans living in the same house. It was pointed and it was hilarious. Continue reading “Review: Cristela Alonzo: Lower Classy”

Drew Barrymore Joins the Zombies in Santa Clarita Diet

Netflix has a new 10 part take on the zombie phenomena in Santa Clarita Diet. The series stars Drew Barrymore and Tymothy Olyphant. The preview looks crazy funny, with a new twist on the popular zombie theme. Continue reading “Drew Barrymore Joins the Zombies in Santa Clarita Diet”