Review: Colette

For me, Colette was a mixed bag of good and bad. I still recommend seeing it, in spite of my less than 100% glowing review.

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Brain Dump: The Fix, The Village, For 80 Days (80 egunean)

A few quick looks at this and that today. Two new TV series started this week, The Fix and The Village. I found a movie about two women in their 70s who fall back in love after not seeing each other for 50 years. It’s called For 80 Days (80 egunean).

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Watch This: Trailer for Gentleman Jack – UPDATED

I’m quite excited about Gentleman Jack. It’s an 8 hour historical drama series about Anne Lister, one of England’s earliest out lesbians. It’s written by Sally Wainwright. It stars Suranne Jones. Could anything get better than that?

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Review: Catastrophe, season 4

The 4th and final season of Catastrophe has Sharon (Sharon Horgan) and (Rob Delaney) fighting and making up with amazing frequency. Both of them are depressed about where life has led them, but it felt like the funniest season yet. Minor spoilers ahead.

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Review: Shrill

Hulu’s comedy series Shrill stars SNL regular Aidy Bryant in this look at the discrimination, heartache, and fat-shaming women face in our society. It’s a quick watch with 6 half-hour episodes.

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Review: Short Term 12

Short Term 12 is an absolutely brilliant film from 2013 starring Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jr. If you haven’t seen it, I urge you to look for it on Amazon Video or one of your favorite streamers and give it a watch.

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Question

Should I change my tagline from “Still in the game with a unique pop culture perspective” to “Here to fuck with your target demographic?”

Review: The Time Traveler’s Wife

Leafing through Amazon I found the 10 year old The Time Time Traveler’s Wife. I’d heard good things about this movie but never seen it. What better time to see it than right now?

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Review: Juanita

Juanita is poetic justice in action because it’s about damn time Alfre Woodard had a starring role in a movie of her own. There are some spoilers ahead.

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Review: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Chiwetel Ejiofor adapted the novel by William Kamkwamba telling this true story. He also directed and starred in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. It was his first ever directing effort. There are spoilers ahead.

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