Review: Dietland

Dietland, the 10 episode series from AMC, ended on a new beginning. The series followed the journey of Plum Kettle (Joy Nash) from her job as ghostwriter of a “Dear Kitty” column in a fashion magazine to her decision to join the revolution to overthrow the patriarchy. Continue reading “Review: Dietland”

Review: Zoe

Amazon Prime’s new original Zoe comes with decent star power but a story that never seems to catch fire. It’s about the relationships between humans and synthetic intelligences. Continue reading “Review: Zoe”

Watch This: Trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody stars Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in what looks like a brilliant performance. The story of the band Queen and its iconic lead singer will be in theaters in November. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody”

Review: Grand Hotel (Gran Hotel)

Grand Hotel (Gran Hotel) is a sweeping, glorious, soap opera of a tale from Spain. It’s set in 1905 in a palatial hotel owned by the Alarcón family and populated with hotel owners, guests, and workers. Continue reading “Review: Grand Hotel (Gran Hotel)”

Review: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Quickly now! See if you can guess how I felt about Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again based on these facts. 1) I loved the now 10-year-old Mamma Mia! 2) I love ABBA. 3) I love a musical. Have you guessed yet? Continue reading “Review: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again”

Review: Duck Butter

Duck Butter is billed as a comedy, drama, romance. It’s only one of those things – a drama. It’s about an experimental 24 hours Naima (Alia Shawkat) spent with Sergio (Laia Costa) and how these two damaged women reacted to the intense relationship. There are spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: Duck Butter”

Review: Winter

Winter, an Australian series from 2015, consists of a telemovie The Killing Field and a 6 episode season called season 2. Rebecca Gibney stars at DCI Eve Winter, a Sydney cop who has a way with getting suspects to talk to her. Continue reading “Review: Winter”

Review: Mind Games

Mind Games is a 2001 film from the UK starring Fiona Shaw as a criminal profiler. It is currently streaming on AcornTV. It’s a fun blast from the past and one of the few films I’ve seen with Fiona Shaw as the starring character. Continue reading “Review: Mind Games”

Watch This: Trailer for On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex is the story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s early life as an attorney in search of ways to set legal precedents on the basis of sex. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for On the Basis of Sex”

On Watching Professor Marston and the Wonder Women for the Second Time

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is streaming on Amazon Video and Hulu now. Since I enjoyed it very much in the theater, I thought I’d give it a second look. My second viewing was very different from my first. Continue reading “On Watching Professor Marston and the Wonder Women for the Second Time”