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”

Darby Stanchfield Directs Scandal: Gladiator Wanted Web Series

Darby Stanchfield is moving herself into the director’s chair. She’s normally in front of the camera in Scandal. In this short 6 part web series, Scandal: Gladiator Wanted, the Scandal team is looking for a new Gladiator, and Darby Stanchfield is directing.

You can view the series any time on abc.com. Continue reading “Darby Stanchfield Directs Scandal: Gladiator Wanted Web Series”