Review: Charlie’s Angels (2019)

Charlie’s Angels (the 2019 version) recently showed up on STARZ. I couldn’t wait to watch it even though I knew it was supposed to be terrible. But I thought it would be fun.

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Review: Athlete A

Athlete A is a documentary about the investigation by the Indianapolis Star into sexual abuse by Dr. Larry Nassar. He was the doctor for the USA Gymnastics team and abused over 500 young girls in his time there.

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Review: The Midwife (Sage femme)

The Midwife (Sage femme) is a French language film available on Prime Video. It stars Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot in a quiet, layered, character study.

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Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood sounds from the title like it should be about Fred Rogers and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. It’s really about how Fred Rogers influenced the life of Esquire Magazine writer Lloyd Vogel.

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Review: The Healer

The Healer is a fantasy about a man with the power to heal people simply by being around them. This film is streaming on Netflix.

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Review: The Vast of Night

The Vast of Night on Prime Video is a member of a group of sci-fi films and series that deal with visiting space ships and alien abductions. This one is different enough to be interesting, even though it hits all the same notes as many other such films before it. There are some spoilers ahead.

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Review: Through Black Spruce

Through Black Spruce, also known as simply Black Spruce, tells the story of a Cree family in northern Canada as they struggle with loss and dangerous threats.

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Review: Blue

Blue tells the story of one woman’s struggles with mental health. She has many losses to deal with and searches for a reason to keep on living.

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Review: Intuition (La Corazonada)

Intuition (La Corazonada) is a Spanish language police story from Argentina, now streaming on Netflix. If you are a fan of Argentinian cinema or any of the actors in the film, you will probably enjoy it.

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Review: Just Mercy

Just Mercy tells the story of Harvard law graduate Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan), who went to Alabama intending to change things for the innocent men on death row. The film is based on true stories.

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