Watch This: Trailer for Dear White People Vol. 2

The film Dear White People was good. The TV series Dear White People season 1 was good. Now comes “Volume 2” of Dear White People to Netflix on May 4. It promises to be good! Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Dear White People Vol. 2”

Review: Detective Anna (Anna-detektiv)

Detective Anna (Anna-detektiv) is a Russian series now on Amazon Video. It features a 19 year old detective with the ability to communicate with the dead. Continue reading “Review: Detective Anna (Anna-detektiv)”

Review: The Florida Project

The Florida Project tells the story of a 6 year old named Moonee (Brooklynn Prince) and her mother Halley (Bria Vinaite). They live in a semi-seedy motel near Disney World in Florida. It’s summertime and the kids roam free. Continue reading “Review: The Florida Project”

Review: 6 Balloons

6 Balloons takes a raw and painful look at what it’s like to love an addict. Dave Franco and Abbi Jacobson star as brother and sister in this emotional drama. Continue reading “Review: 6 Balloons”

Watch This: Trailer for Ava

Ava is a coming of age story from Sadaf Foroughi, an Iranian born, Montreal based filmmaker.  It looks like a gorgeous film. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Ava”

Review: Queen Sugar, season 2

Queen Sugar season 2 is now available on Hulu, which is where I watch it since I don’t get OWN. It was actually a great experience to binge the whole 16 episode season on Hulu, even though it took several days. The power, the impact, the brilliance of Queen Sugar just soaks into you when you binge watch it. Continue reading “Review: Queen Sugar, season 2”

Brain Dump: The Birdcage, Imposters, Call the Midwife

A few short thoughts about TV and movies in this issue of a brain dump. Today I’ll take pot shots at The Birdcage, Imposters, and Call the Midwife. Continue reading “Brain Dump: The Birdcage, Imposters, Call the Midwife”

Watch This: Trailer for Furlough

Furlough presses all the right buttons. Female leads, female director, and the promise of a fun comedy. Check out the trailer. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Furlough”

Review: Kiri

Kiri is a four-part drama out of the UK’s channel 4, now streaming on Hulu as the second season of National Treasure. There were no starring roles in this tightly-drawn cast, but the standout player for me was Sarah Lancashire as Miriam Grayson, a social worker. Continue reading “Review: Kiri”

Review: The Titan

The Titan is a Netflix original sci-fi movie. It takes place in the year 2048. Over half of the earth is uninhabitable. The earth’s population is starving. A scientist, Prof. Martin Collingwood (Tom Wilkinson) comes up with a way to modify humans in the hope they are capable of living on Titan, one of the moons of Saturn. Continue reading “Review: The Titan”