Jill Soloway Talks about The Female Gaze

Jill Soloway, the creator of Transparent gave a brilliant keynote at TIFF 2016 about The Female Gaze. I urge you to watch it carefully with an open mind and heart. Continue reading “Jill Soloway Talks about The Female Gaze”

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The Realest Real

The Realest Real is a movie by Carrie Brownstein. It’ll take you 6 minutes to watch and make you wonder about the wisdom of everything you say in the future on social media. Continue reading “The Realest Real”

Watch This: Trailer for Certain Women

Certain Women tells the stories of women in a small Montana town. It stars Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams, Laura Dern, and Lily Gladstone. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Certain Women”

Watch This: Longmire Season 5 Trailer

Netflix released the first teaser for season 5 of Longmire. Season 5 starts up right after the cliffhanger at the end of season 4. The theme of the season looks to be about loyalty. Continue reading “Watch This: Longmire Season 5 Trailer”

Review: Sweet Bean (An)

Sweet Bean is also titled An (the Japanese name for bean paste) and Sweet Red Bean Paste. No matter what you call this Japanese film, Sweet Bean is a warm, loving film about three people and food. Continue reading “Review: Sweet Bean (An)”

Review: The Kettering Incident

The Kettering Incident is an Australian series now available on Amazon Video. It’s a dark, ethereal Gothic mystery wrapped in layers of science fiction. Filmed in the small Tasmanian town of Kettering, nearby Bruny Island, and the dense forests surrounding the town, the location is beautiful, yet as eerie as the incidents.

This review is as general and spoiler free as possible. Continue reading “Review: The Kettering Incident”

Review: Songs My Brothers Taught Me

Songs My Brothers Taught Me features a cast of Oglala Lakota people from the Pine Ridge Reservation in a moving story about life on the reservation. It is chiefly about the lives of Johnny Winters (John Reddy) and his younger sister Jashaun (Jashaun St. John). Continue reading “Review: Songs My Brothers Taught Me”

Review: St. Vincent

St. Vincent is one of those feel-good movies where you cry a little at the end but everything works out fine. I love that kind of stuff, so I enjoyed watching this movie get there. Plus, it has a fantastic cast and boasts outstanding performances from all of them. Continue reading “Review: St. Vincent”

Transgender Issues

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Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of Stranger Things

The big news is Stranger Things from Netflix will have a second season. The teaser is just a series of words. They look like chapter titles to me. The series doesn’t have episodes, it has chapters. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of Stranger Things”