Brain Dump: I Am the Night, Whiskey Cavalier, and Good Trouble

How about a quick look at I Am the Night, Whiskey Cavalier, and Good Trouble? I have a few random thoughts to share today.

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Review: Period End of Sentence

Period. End of Sentence. is a mere 26 minutes long, but that’s long enough to tell how something as simple as a sanitary pad can change the lives of women. The documentary just won the 2019 Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject. It’s available on Netflix.

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Review: The Oldenheim 12 (De 12 van Oldenheim)

The Dutch mystery series The Oldenheim 12 (De 12 van Oldenheim) is a compelling and unpredictable ride full of tension and surprises. It’s currently steaming on Acorn TV.

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Review: Always a Witch (Siempre Bruja)

Always a Witch (Siempre Bruja) comes from Colombia. It’s a Netflix original with 10 episodes in the first season. The story is about a time-traveling witch from the 17th century who finds herself in modern day Cartagena.

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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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