News about Last Tango in Halifax Christmas Special
The air dates in the UK for the 2 part Christmas special of Last Tango in Halifax on BBC One are December 19 and 20 at 9 PM. There is no announcement yet about when PBS or Netflix will bring it to the U.S.
A Post-Election Statement
I’m a white woman. I did not vote for Donald Trump. I’ve supported Hillary Clinton since the 1990’s. Since the election, I’ve searched for ideas as to what I can do going forward to support ideas and causes I believe in during the next 4 years.
Jill Soloway Talks about The Female Gaze
Jill Soloway, the creator of Transparent gave a brilliant keynote at TIFF 2016 about The Female Gaze. I urge you to watch it carefully with an open mind and heart.
Trailers and News from Comic Con SDCC
There is so much news and hype coming out of the San Diego Comic Con. I’m not interested in most of it, but I’m very interested in some of it. Here are some of the things I’m watching happen in San Diego.
On the Need for Female Reviewers
I’ve tried several times to leave comments on posts such as the most recent “Why It Matters That Male Film Critics Vastly Outnumber Female Film Critics” at Bitch Media. The remarks never seem to make it into the comments. My comments are rather lengthy, too. I decided to follow the rule of my friend Elisa […]
Absolutely Everything About Nina Sosanya Isn’t Very Much – Updated
Many people want to know more about Nina Sosanya. It’s hard to learn much about her. Nina Sosanya is either elusive or not interested in fame. Whatever her reasons for being shy about seeking the spotlight, information on her is hard to find.
An Audience with the cast of Wentworth
Wentworth, the Australian women’s prison drama, is currently in season 4 on Australian TV. In the US, Netflix has seasons 1-3, and will probably have season 4 after it finishes airing in Australia.
Go Read a Play
My book club just read An Enemy of the People, an 1882 play by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. It’s about a doctor who knows his town is about to open a spa using water polluted by a tannery upriver. The night before this discussion about a whistleblower, I watched Rachel Weisz in The Whistleblower. The […]