Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is more than anything a sweet, if unconventional, love story. A love story that lead to the creation of one of the world’s most famous and beloved female superheroes. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women isn’t an origin story, which is common for superheroes. It’s a creation story. Continue reading “Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women”
I watched the pilot for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel last spring. It was hilarious. I thought it was a sure winner. It’s now set for 2 seasons on Amazon Prime. The first season will debut November 29. I’m looking forward to it. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Murderland is currently available on Amazon Video. It was originally a three part mystery on Britain’s iTV in 2009, but streams as a two hour movie on Amazon. Continue reading “Review: Murderland”
Electric Dreams, or more correctly Phillip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, is an anthology sci-fi series based on the short stories of Phillip K. Dick. It has 10 stand alone episodes. It’s coming as an Amazon Prime original.
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Sand Storm is an Arabic language film about a Bedouin family in Southern Israel and their struggle to live within the limits of tradition. There are spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Sand Storm”
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”
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”
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers from director Angelina Jolie is a child’s experience of the genocide in Cambodia during the reign of the Khmer Rouge. Continue reading “Review: First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers”
Better Things didn’t exist as far as I knew. I seldom watch FX so I hadn’t seen teasers for it. I kept hearing this name Pamela Adlon in connection with other things. I thought who the heck is Pamela Adlon? Then I read an ecstatic review of the first two episodes of season 2 of Better Things.
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