Dating Amber: lovely coming of age & coming out storyRead more: Dating Amber: lovely coming of age & coming out story
Dating Amber features two LGBTQ+ high school students in 1995 Ireland. Both were in denial about their sexuality and struggling to survive high school and appear “normal.”
On the Fringe, evictions and losses galoreRead more: On the Fringe, evictions and losses galore
On the Fringe (En los márgenes) takes place on a single day in Madrid, Spain. Interconnected stories about people facing eviction or losing their children all come to a head on this day. Evictions are common in modern day Spain, carried out by police in riot gear. People on the margins, especially immigrants, can have […]
The Mother: Jennifer Lopez in an action thrillerRead more: The Mother: Jennifer Lopez in an action thriller
The Mother, directed by Niki Caro, puts Jennifer Lopez in action as a trained killer whose perspective changes when she becomes a mother. Her role is so thoroughly that of a mother that she doesn’t even have a character name. She’s simply Mother.
Hannah Gadsby: Something Special really is a feel good hourRead more: Hannah Gadsby: Something Special really is a feel good hour
Hannah Gadsby: Something Special is a very funny hour of stand up from the Australian comic. Topics include Hannah’s marriage, bunny rabbits, and teeth.
Sharper, good old fashioned enjoymentRead more: Sharper, good old fashioned enjoyment
Sharper is the kind of movie that is just plain enjoyable to watch. Excellent actors in a well-plotted story that makes you want to share every twist and turn with your friends when you tell them about it.
Operation: Nation (Kryptonim: Polska), Polish dark comedyRead more: Operation: Nation (Kryptonim: Polska), Polish dark comedy
Operation: Nation (Kryptonim: Polska) puts Polish right wing Nazi lovers up against a leftist college girl. The small Nazi group calls themselves the Radical Youth Association (RYA in the subtitles, but the Polish is ZMR as you see on the arm bands).
True Colours: Australian mystery seriesRead more: True Colours: Australian mystery series
True Colours stars Rarriwuy Hick and many other Indigenous Australian actors in a murder mystery. The four part series is slow moving police work coupled with a look into the lives of Indigenous people and how they exist with the white colonizers.
Clock: Dianna Agron stars in horror flickRead more: Clock: Dianna Agron stars in horror flick
Clock ticks and tocks through a motherhood – or lack of motherhood – story. Ella (Dianna Agron) doesn’t want kids. She’s never wanted kids. Society and her family don’t like this choice and the pressure is ever present to reproduce.
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story takes us backRead more: Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story takes us back
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story steps back a few years to tell the story of how the ton and the royals came to include people of color. It also tells the tumultuous love story of King George III and Queen Charlotte as young people.
Men, Women and Children: internet alarms ringRead more: Men, Women and Children: internet alarms ring
Men, Women and Children showed up as new on Prime Video and I liked the cast so I gave it a watch. I didn’t realize it was from 2014 and not particularly great until it was going, but I stuck with it.