Review: Stronger

Stronger is the story of Jeff Bauman, the man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombing and became a hero to the entire country. Continue reading “Review: Stronger”

Review: Transparent, Season 4

Transparent took a trip to Israel in season 4. The Pfefferman clan continues to struggle with issues of identity, gender, sexuality, trauma, family, belonging, and home. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Transparent, Season 4”

Watch This: Trailer for Annihilation

The sci-fi thriller Annihilation based on Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy released its first teaser. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Annihilation”

Watch This: Trailer for Maya Dardel

Maya Dardel stars a gravel-voiced Lena Olin as the title character in what looks to be the portrait of an unusual older woman. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Maya Dardel”

Watch This: Trailer for Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow stars Jennifer Lawrence in a thriller about a Russian ballerina turned spy. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Red Sparrow”

Review: Carrie Pilby

Carrie Pilby is about a 19 year old woman living alone in NYC. She graduated from Harvard at the age of 18 and she’s struggling to figure out what to do with her life. Continue reading “Review: Carrie Pilby”

Review: Season 1 of The Good Place

The Good Place is a half hour comedy series on NBC about ethics in the afterlife. That sentence probably doesn’t compute, but this series explores the idea of what makes a good person with a lot of quotes from Plato, Kant, and other moral philosophers thrown into the mix. But that’s not all. It’s funny, too. Continue reading “Review: Season 1 of The Good Place”

Review: Berlin Syndrome

Berlin Syndrome is an Australian thriller about a Australian photographer who heads to Berlin on her own and meets exactly the wrong guy. Continue reading “Review: Berlin Syndrome”

Review: Liberty’s Secret

Liberty’s Secret is an indie flick. It’s the brain child of Andy Kirshner, who wrote, directed, acted in, and composed the music for it. It’s a musical. I’m a sucker for a musical. This musical is a love song to love – same sex love. Continue reading “Review: Liberty’s Secret”

Watch This: Teaser for The Leisure Seeker

Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland star in The Leisure Seeker. It’s the story of a couple who take off on an adventure in their ageing motor home, which they call “The Leisure Seeker.” Continue reading “Watch This: Teaser for The Leisure Seeker”