Before I get into the review of Gloria Bell, let me tell you a story. I’ve been a member of AARP for a few decades now – joined up when I turned 45. They’ve always had a feature called Movies for Grownups within AARP. Lately they’ve started taking movies for grownups on the road with free screenings of various movies all over the country. The latest is Gloria Bell.Continue reading “Review: Gloria Bell”
Just a few bits and pieces about Killing Eve, both the Gentleman Jack TV series and tie in book, and Call the Midwife.Continue reading “Brain Dump: Killing Eve, Gentleman Jack, and Call the Midwife”
In the final moments of season 2, Fleabag turns to the lens and waves goodbye to us, the people inside the camera. We have been her companions, the people who have been allowed to understand her grieving heart just a little better.Continue reading “Review: Fleabag, season 2”
Despite Everything (A pesar de todo) is a Netflix Spanish language drama about 4 sisters. It’s a lightweight plot, but an interesting look at the relationship of the sisters.Continue reading “Review: Despite Everything (A pesar de todo)”
Alas, dear reader, this website was hacked. It was a long, drawn-out repair job and I had to pay for it. Because of that I finally decided to put ads on the site.
I’ve resisted ads for almost 6 years, but this finally put me over the edge. I hope you won’t be too put off by them and appreciate your tolerance.
Wine Country is hilarious and heartfelt. Six old friends go to Napa for a 50th birthday celebration and things happen that set off memories, old resentments, new worries, and cement friendships.Continue reading “Review: Wine Country”
Where’d You Go, Bernadette is based on the 2012 best seller by Maria Semple. I absolutely loved the book and am wondering how in the world it’s been adapted into a screenplay.Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Where’d You Go, Bernadette?”
Street Food is a Netflix original series looking at the history and traditions of street food all over Asia. Hungry? This series will make you feel that way!Continue reading “Review: Street Food”
The Farewell puts Awkwafina in the lead of a new film written and directed by Lulu Wang. The film is based on a true story, or as the film puts it a story “based on an actual lie.”Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The Farewell”
The Perfect Date takes the well-worn gigolo movie idea, sets it in a high school, and makes it G rated. The result is a fresh twist on an old story with the hot young actor Noah Centineo playing The Perfect Date.Continue reading “Review: The Perfect Date”