Review: Despite Everything (A pesar de todo)

Despite Everything (A pesar de todo) is a Netflix Spanish language drama about 4 sisters. It’s a lightweight plot, but an interesting look at the relationship of the sisters.

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Review: Wine Country

Wine Country is hilarious and heartfelt. Six old friends go to Napa for a 50th birthday celebration and things happen that set off memories, old resentments, new worries, and cement friendships.

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Watch This: Trailer for Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

Where’d You Go, Bernadette is based on the 2012 best seller by Maria Semple. I absolutely loved the book and am wondering how in the world it’s been adapted into a screenplay.

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Watch This: Trailer for The Farewell

The Farewell puts Awkwafina in the lead of a new film written and directed by Lulu Wang. The film is based on a true story, or as the film puts it a story “based on an actual lie.”

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Review: The Perfect Date

The Perfect Date takes the well-worn gigolo movie idea, sets it in a high school, and makes it G rated. The result is a fresh twist on an old story with the hot young actor Noah Centineo playing The Perfect Date.

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Two Must See Docs: Brené Brown and Knock Down the House

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage and Knock Down the House are two new documentary films streaming on Netflix that are must see content for everyone.

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Brain Dump: Better Things, Good Girls, and Crazy Rich Asians

Today’s quick takes on TV shows will include Better Things and Good Girls, as well as a few thoughts on the film Crazy Rich Asians.

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Review: Someone Great

Someone Great stars Gina Rodriguez in a comedy about breaking up, friendship, and possibly growing up just a little bit.

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Review: Book Club

Based on the trailer for Book Club, I thought it would be a series of double entendres. Thank goodness it is more than that.

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Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé is a documentary telling the story of a spectacular achievement in music and culture.

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