Review: Gloria Bell

Before I get into the review of Gloria Bell, let me tell you a story. I’ve been a member of AARP for a few decades now – joined up when I turned 45. They’ve always had a feature called Movies for Grownups within AARP. Lately they’ve started taking movies for grownups on the road with free screenings of various movies all over the country. The latest is Gloria Bell.

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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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