Review: Been So Long

Been So Long is a musical love story. It’s unusual, full of unique touches. At its core, it’s a simple story about opening up your heart and giving love a chance. Continue reading “Review: Been So Long”

Review: Bodyguard

Bodyguard, a political thriller from the BBC, is solidly entertaining. It races through 6 episodes full speed ahead with twists, turns and surprises that keep you on the edge of your seat. The series is available on Netflix. Continue reading “Review: Bodyguard”

Trans in America: A Documentary Series from the ACLU

Trans in America is a series of three short documentaries from the ACLU. You can watch all three on the ACLU site or on YouTube. Continue reading “Trans in America: A Documentary Series from the ACLU”

Watch This: A New Trailer for season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Season 1 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel took home a little red wagon full of Emmy Awards and has already been promised a 3rd season by Amazon, even though we haven’t seen season 2 of this comedy yet. Continue reading “Watch This: A New Trailer for season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Review: The Art of Loving: Story of Michalina Wislocka

Michalina Wislocka was a Polish gynecologist and sexologist. In the late 1970s, she managed, after a long struggle, to get a guide to sexual happiness called The Art of Loving published. The Art of Loving: Story of Michalina Wislocka (Sztuka kochania. Historia Michaliny Wisłockiej) is based on her true story. Continue reading “Review: The Art of Loving: Story of Michalina Wislocka”

Review: Feminists: What Were They Thinking?

Feminists: What Were They Thinking? takes a slightly different approach to the history of feminism. If you lived through the various waves of feminist thought, you aren’t going to see anything new, but you will see some new faces entering the discussion. Continue reading “Review: Feminists: What Were They Thinking?”

Review: The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House will be discussed and analyzed for years to come. It’s that kind of work of art. Watching it is like peeling an onion – you think you’ve found the meat, but there’s always one more layer. You dig deeper and deeper in tighter and tighter circles until the whole opens up, explodes, and you’re surrounded by layers again. Continue reading “Review: The Haunting of Hill House”

Review: A Whale of a Tale

A Whale of a Tale from director Megumi Sasaki is a years-long examination of the lives of local whalers, global activists with an American journalist in the whale and dolphin killing town of Taiji, Japan. Continue reading “Review: A Whale of a Tale”

Review: The Kindergarten Teacher

Maggie Gyllenhaal is brilliant in The Kindergarten Teacher. She’s been teaching for 20 years when this messy-haired, quiet kid named Jimmy Roy (Parker Sevak) enters her class. He turns her whole life upside down. Continue reading “Review: The Kindergarten Teacher”

Brain Dump: The Connors, Supergirl, Murphy Brown

What’s new on the tube? I’ve been trying out some new shows and some old favorites. Here are a few thoughts on some of those shows. I’ll discuss The Connors, Supergirl, and Murphy Brown. Continue reading “Brain Dump: The Connors, Supergirl, Murphy Brown”