Watch This: Trailer for Sense8 season 2

Sense8 season 2, which began last December with a Christmas special, will drop 10 more episodes on Netflix on May 5. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Sense8 season 2”

Review: A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove) is a heartwarming story from Sweden. Adapted from the best selling novel by Fredrik Backman by director Hannes Holm, the tale is a worthy rendering of the novel. Rolf Lassgård is wonderful as Ove. Continue reading “Review: A Man Called Ove”

Watch This: Season 3 of Catastrophe is Coming

Catastrophe season 3 is headed for Amazon Prime on April 28. This hybrid American/British comedy stars Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan, who also wrote the series. The series puts the main characters right in the middle of a relationship they had no preparation for. Continue reading “Watch This: Season 3 of Catastrophe is Coming”

Watch This: Trailer for Maudie

Maudie looks like an absolutely lovely film. I can’t wait to see it. Sally Hawkins stars as Maud Lewis, a woman with rheumatoid arthritis. She’s forced out of her home and left to find a way to support herself as a housekeeper and later as an artist. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Maudie”

Watch This: Trailer for Tomorrow: Take Concrete Steps to a Sustainable Future

Just in time for Earth Day, comes Tomorrow: Take Concrete Steps to a Sustainable Future, a documentary from France. The film is mostly in English with some subtitles. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Tomorrow: Take Concrete Steps to a Sustainable Future”

Review: Deidra & Laney Rob a Train

Deidra & Laney Rob a Train is a fanciful and improbable story about two teens who resort to train robbery when their mother is incarcerated. Continue reading “Review: Deidra & Laney Rob a Train”

Watch This: Trailer for A Quiet Passion about Emily Dickinson

I can’t tell you exactly how many Emily Dickinson poems I know by heart, but it’s a big number. I’ve read and reread and recited her poetry all my life. Now there’s a film about her life called A Quiet Passion starring Cynthia Nixon as the poet. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for A Quiet Passion about Emily Dickinson”

Review: The Zookeeper’s Wife

I saw The Zookeeper’s Wife on opening weekend at the earliest matinee. The theater was packed! I didn’t hear any sobbing, but, frankly, I felt like sobbing uncontrollably several times during the film. That doesn’t mean it was a bad film. The Zookeeper’s Wife was a very good film. Continue reading “Review: The Zookeeper’s Wife”