Review: Me, Myself and Her (Io e lei)

Me, Myself and Her (Io e lei in the original Italian) is a 2015 romance from Italy. It features two women in love, which some reviews I read consider a revolutionary idea for an Italian film. Continue reading “Review: Me, Myself and Her (Io e lei)”

Watch This: Trailer for Custody with Viola Davis

Lifetime TV’s Custody premiers March 4th. It has an outstanding cast including Viola Davis as a NYC family court judge, Hayden Panettiere as a lawyer, and Catalina Sandino Moreno as a mom who may lose her kids. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Custody with Viola Davis”

Review: Around the Block

Around the Block is an Australian Hamlet story. It’s set in a Sydney high school where the students are mostly indigenous or Maori or Pacific Islanders. It’s beautiful and tragic and full of unforgettable images.  Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Around the Block”

Review: Hidden Figures

I loved Hidden Figures. Maybe a man could watch this film and not love it, but there is no way a woman could watch Hidden Figures and not love it. It was the most emotionally satisfying film I’ve seen in a long time. Continue reading “Review: Hidden Figures”

Review: Girls Lost (Pojkarna)

Watching Girls Lost (Pojkarna in the original Swedish) makes me wish I had all that education film critics have. That way I might understand all the Swedishness of this film with its strange symbolism, magical thinking, and morose ending. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Girls Lost (Pojkarna)”

Watch This: Trailer for The Sinner

The Sinner is a new TV series coming to USA this summer. It stars Jessica Biel as a wife and mom who goes haywire one day and commits a very public act of violence. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The Sinner”

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: Clouds of Sils Maria

Clouds of Sils Maria is a reflection on youth and aging with outstanding performances from Juliette Binoche as actress Maria Enders and Kristen Stewart as her personal assistant Val. Continue reading “Review: Clouds of Sils Maria”