Review: Anyone But Me

Anyone But Me is a web series, available on Amazon Video, YouTube, at anyonebutmeseries.com, and Hulu. There have been 3 seasons so far. It’s about two 16 year old high school girls who fall in love. They live in New York City. One of them is forced to move to the suburbs of Westchester because of her father’s injuries received as a first responder during 9/11. Continue reading “Review: Anyone But Me”

Review: Travelers Season 2

Travelers season 2 jumps back into the world where travelers from several hundred years in the future have returned to the 21st Century to try to save the world. Their aim is to change history so that the humans living in the 21st Century don’t destroy the environment and society to the point of creating an unlivable planet. Beware, there are minor spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Travelers Season 2”

Review: The Shape of Water

It’s fair to say I’m enthusiastic about The Shape of Water. This fantastical love story was beautiful and unique. Continue reading “Review: The Shape of Water”

Review: Cable Girls (Las Chicas Del Cable) Season 2

The nine episodes of season 2 of Cable Girls (Las Chicas Del Cable) are available on Netflix. The new episodes open with New Year’s Eve 1929 in Madrid, Spain. The women who work for the telephone company and characters who swirl around them get the season off to a dramatic start that never lets up for a second. Beware, there are a few spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Cable Girls (Las Chicas Del Cable) Season 2”

Review: The Only Living Boy in New York

The Only Living Boy in New York looks like a love story at first glance. By the end it becomes clear it is a story about fathers and sons and about the loss of innocence. Continue reading “Review: The Only Living Boy in New York”

Watch This: Trailer for The Miracle Season

The Miracle Season is about 2011  the Iowa City West girls’ volleyball team. They took the state championship for the second year in a row. They did it after losing their star player Caroline “Line” Found and after losing their spirit to play without her. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The Miracle Season”

Review: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, a documentary directed by David France, looks back at the death of one of the icons of the gay rights movement. Continue reading “Review: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson”

Review: Love, Lies and Records

Love, Lies and Records is a British series about Kate, who works in the Leeds registry office. She has a fella and 3 kids at home,  a busy work life dealing with births, deaths, and marriages, a confusing man nipping at her heels, and a troublesome coworker named Judy. Continue reading “Review: Love, Lies and Records”

10 Great TV Series Directed Wholly or Partly by Women from 2017

My standard disclaimer about top 10 end of year lists: there are many things I don’t see on TV because I don’t have the right channels or subscriptions. If I overlook your favorite, that may be why. Here are the best TV shows I saw in 2017 (even if they weren’t released in 2017). Continue reading “10 Great TV Series Directed Wholly or Partly by Women from 2017”

A Dozen Wonderful Films Directed by Women from 2017

I always preface these end of year lists with a disclaimer. I don’t see everything. I don’t subscribe to everything and I don’t go out to the theater weekly. Nobody is telling me what to see or paying me to go see things. I’m just watching what looks good to me. So, with that said, let me talk about 12 great films I saw in 2017 that were directed by women. Continue reading “A Dozen Wonderful Films Directed by Women from 2017”