Review: Close

I was looking forward to seeing Close. Directed by Vicky Jewson and based on the life of a real woman, I was expecting a great action film.

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Grace and Frankie, season 5

Grace and Frankie returned with a full-on “fuck it” attitude in season 5. They had to fight for their home and life on their own terms, but they made it happen.

With Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as Grace and Frankie and Sam Waterston and Martin Sheen as their ex-husbands Sol and Robert, the storyline from the past 4 seasons continues chugging merrily along. The series has been renewed for a 6th season by Netflix, so you can expect more antics from this group in 2020.

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Watch This: Trailer for Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð)

Here’s another interesting film coming from Iceland: Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð). The film is about an environmental activist. It will be in theaters in March.

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Review: Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade is so agonizingly real it’s like being back in eighth grade. It’s been so many decades since I was that age you’d think those feelings of awkward social insecurity would be long gone, but this movie brought them all rushing back.

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Review: And Breathe Normally (Andið eðlilega)

And Breathe Normally (Andið eðlilega) from Icelandic writer and director Isold Uggadottir is a spare examination of the unspoken connection between two women in dire circumstances.

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Review: No Offence, season 3

No Offence, the British series about a group of Manchester police, has the police facing the loss of one of their own in season3. She was a favorite of mine as well. Big spoiler ahead.

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Review: Lionheart

Lionheart is the first original Nigerian drama brought to Netflix. Genevieve Nnaji directs and stars in the film. Genevieve Nnaji is well known in the Nigerian movie industry, or Nollywood. With Lionheart to judge by, Nnaji is also a promising new director.

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Review: Sex Education

The Netflix series Sex Education manages to be both sexually frank and explicit while simultaneously sexually awkward and insecure. It’s a combination producing both heartfelt and hilarious moments.

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Review: Grand Hotel (Gran Hotel) season 3

Season 3 of the popular Spanish telenovela Grand Hotel (Gran Hotel) is available on Netflix. All your favorite characters are back. The plot is as twisty and full of high emotion as ever.

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Review: Annihilation

The alien DNA that crashes into Earth in Annihilation is going to engulf and destroy everything human! Unless Natalie Portman as cell biologist Lena can save the world! There are some spoilers ahead.

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