Watch This: Trailer for My Days of Mercy

My Days of Mercy has all the checkpoints I look for. Two female stars: Ellen Page and Kate Mara. A female director: Tali Shalom-Ezer. Check and check. But it’s taken two years for the film to get distribution since it debuted at TIFF.

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Review: The Breaker Upperers

A comedy from New Zealand, The Breaker Upperers brings us new voices and faces with some original ideas that will make you laugh.

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Review: Lez Bomb

Lez Bomb is a comedy about coming out. It’s full of crazy humor and family dysfunction. The film was written and directed by Jenna Laurenzo.

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Review: The Hundred-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey recently showed up on Netflix. I always want to see anything with Helen Mirren, and this film is no exception. After I watched it on Netflix, I realized most streaming services are carrying it now, so your favorite one probably has it available.

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Review: The Umbrella Academy

Comic book adaptation The Umbrella Academy is about 7 babies, all born on the same day in 1989. They were born to mothers who hadn’t been pregnant the day before. Sir Reginald Hargreeves (Colm Feore) raised them as his children. They became The Umbrella Academy. Hargreeves trained them to use their special abilities to learn how to save the world.

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Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of Killing Eve

Did you love, love, love season 1 of Killing Eve? I did. And I’m eager to watch and watch and watch when April 7 arrives with season 2.

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Review: One Day at a Time, season 3

One Day at a Time returned for season 3 with laughs, tears, and plenty of hard hitting topics to wrap stories around.

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Review: Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

The reality series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo is both inspiring and delightful. I have a very neat house with a home for every object, but even I managed to find ways to improve things from watching her work.

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Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII

I learned about the documentary Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII from being on Twitter at the right moment to catch a tweet in a conversation about Black History Month from my BlogHer friend Kim Pearson.

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Review: Wonder

We live in a time when our whole country is traumatized by hate and bullies. Wonder is a heartwarming reminder that for every bully, there are many others around who are kind and loving. I personally want to thank Wonder for the reminder.

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