Some Thoughts on The Handmaid’s Tale, S3 Ep 1-3

Hulu released the first 3 episodes of season 3 of The Handmaid’s Tale in one drop. The remaining episodes will appear weekly on Wednesdays.

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Review: Ask Dr. Ruth

Ask Dr. Ruth tells the biographical story of Ruth Westheimer. She’s closing in on her 90th birthday in this documentary, and still publishing books about sex. You can see this fascinating woman’s story on Hulu.

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Review The Simple Heist (Enkelstöten), season 1

The Simple Heist (Enkelstöten) is a Swedish comedy TV series. Season 1 is currently streaming on Acorn TV. A second season is underway.

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Review: Always Be My Maybe

Always Be My Maybe stars Randall Park and Ali Wong in a romantic comedy about two childhood friends who reconnect after about 15 years apart. The plot is standard romcom material, made noteworthy for its Asian lead characters. That makes Always Be My Maybe a member of a small but growing club. The director is a woman, Nahnatchka Khan.

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Review: High Seas (Alta mar)

The Netflix original Spanish language series High Seas (Alta mar) is set on a luxury ship heading from Spain to Brazil in the late 1940s.

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Review: When They See Us

When They See Us is the true story of the 5 Black and Brown teenagers jailed for raping a woman in New York’s Central Part in 1989. They were innocent and finally exonerated after spending many years in prisons.

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Review: Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen is a personal journey by Merata Mita’s youngest son through his groundbreaking mother’s life as a filmmaker.

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Review: Addicted to Fresno

Addicted to Fresno is absurd comedy delivered by a brilliant cast of comedy geniuses.

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Review: Good Sam

Good Sam is a Netflix original movie about a news reporter who chases after a story about an anonymous good Samaritan who leaves large sums of cash on the doorsteps on New Yorkers.

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Review: In Family I Trust (Gente que viene y bah)

In Family I Trust (Gente que viene y bah) comes from Spain. It’s a classic, true to the genre, romantic comedy. It’s currently streaming on Netflix.

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