Somebody Somewhere, season 2: the drama of real lifeRead more: Somebody Somewhere, season 2: the drama of real life
Somebody Somewhere is about real people. The characters are living lives of flawed normality in Kansas. There is some drama, some laughter, some tears, some self-discovery, and a whole lotta love.
Identity Thief: 10 year old comedy still funnyRead more: Identity Thief: 10 year old comedy still funny
Identity Thief somehow passed me by 10 years ago when it was released. Prime Video played it up to me as a new addition, so I gave it a look. It was funny and heartwarming, too. If you missed it earlier, you can catch it now.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, an extravaganza of a final seasonRead more: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, an extravaganza of a final season
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 5, took an “everything including the kitchen sink” approach to wrapping up this funny series. There were flashbacks and flash forwards, there were musical episodes, there was a roast, there were shows within shows, there were jokes on top of jokes. The love affair this show had with 1960s fashion, […]
Love and Death: Elizabeth Olsen is extraordinaryRead more: Love and Death: Elizabeth Olsen is extraordinary
Love and Death stars Elizabeth Olsen in a brilliant performance as Candy Montgomery, the Texas housewife who admitting killing her neighbor and friend with an axe.
Missing: a computer screen thrillerRead more: Missing: a computer screen thriller
Storm Reid stars in Missing, a sequel to the John Cho thriller Searching. In this fast-paced computer screen mystery, a young woman and digital native named June is searching for her missing mother.
Faithfully Yours, a twisty mystery from the NetherlandsRead more: Faithfully Yours, a twisty mystery from the Netherlands
Faithfully Yours is an engaging mystery. This Dutch language film uses plot twists and surprises to keep you interested as the story unrolls. There are some very good liars in the film among a group of untrustworthy characters. Thematically, the film is saying that a liar never can believe anything anyone else says.
Leanne Morgan: I’m Every Woman brings the laughsRead more: Leanne Morgan: I’m Every Woman brings the laughs
Leanne Morgan: I’m Every Woman brings a little over an hour of stand up comedy to Netflix. Leanne Morgan is a very funny woman. She uses a low key delivery and her Southern upbringing to tell the truth in a hilarious way.
Call Me Kate: Katharine Hepburn biopic disappointsRead more: Call Me Kate: Katharine Hepburn biopic disappoints
Call Me Kate, directed by Lorna Tucker, used some audio tapes of Katharine Hepburn in various conversations to build up a story about her life and loves.
The Last Thing He Told Me: Jennifer Garner starsRead more: The Last Thing He Told Me: Jennifer Garner stars
The Last Thing He Told Me with Jennifer Garner as stepmother to a teen whose dad disappears is based on a novel of the same name by Laura Dave. This story about doing what’s best for your kids is women powered: writers, directors, producers, and actors all bring the feminist vibes.
Hawa, no challenge is too daunting for this girlRead more: Hawa, no challenge is too daunting for this girl
Hawa, from French director Maïmouna Doucouré, tells the story of a young girl who decides Michelle Obama should be the one to adopt her. She pursues this goal with intrepid determination.