Review: Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution

Crip Camp is the first production I’ve seen from President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s production company Higher Ground. I was curious to see what kind of material they were interested in creating. This documentary is the story of the fight for disability rights.

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Review: Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears

Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears takes Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis) on an adventure worthy of Indiana Jones. Fans loyal to Miss Fisher and her flamboyant glamour paid for this film with crowdfunding. I think they’ll be happy with the result.

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Review: Justine

Justine is a tightly wound story about grief and healing from writer and director Stephanie Turner. Turner also stars in the film.

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Review: The Farewell

The Farewell passed me by while it was in theaters. I was delighted to see it pop up on Prime Video. This beautiful film is about a multi-generational Chinese family and their way of dealing with a cancer diagnosis for the beloved grandmother.

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Review: Lost Girls

Lost Girls tells the story of a mom searching for her missing daughter. From director Liz Garbus, the film is inspired by true events detailed in Robert Kolker’s “Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery.”

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Review: So B. It

So B. It is based on the best selling children’s novel by Sarah Weeks. It’s a tearjerker of a tale about finding your family and your place in the world.

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Review: Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Where’d You Go, Bernadette is based on a novel I really enjoyed by Maria Semple. It’s impossible to have loved the novel and not be annoyed by the film.

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Review: Miss Virginia

Miss Virginia is based on a true story about a Washington D.C. mother who wanted a chance at a better education for her son. It stars Uzo Aduba as the inspirational Virginia Walden. There are spoilers ahead.

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Review: To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, a teen romance starring Noah Centineo and Lana Condor, deals with the struggles and uncertainties of dating when you’re 16 years old.

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Review: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) tells the story of an artist who travels to a remote island to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman. There are spoilers ahead.

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