Review: Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel was a delight. It was fun and funny. The visual effects were stunning. It’s wonderful entertainment. Go see it.

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Review: Secret City, season 2

Season 2 of the Australian drama Secret City reached Netflix in the US recently. It was just as good as the first season, possibly even better because of the addition of a young, independent politician who stirred things up among the political old guard in Canberra. This review is fairly spoiler free.

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Review: The Favourite

I found The Favourite eccentric and odd. It was both off-putting and charming at once. This story about Queen Anne is best described as a farce. The performances from the three main (women!) characters were outstanding.

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Review: White Lies (Taukiri Huna)

White Lies (Taukiri Huna) comes from New Zealand. Matters of life and death are set against the culture clash of Maori and colonial in the early 20th Century.

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Review: For Colored Girls

For Colored Girls is a brilliant work of art. The film was released in 2010, but I just saw it. I was blown away by the breathtaking language and the heartfelt performances.

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Review: The Widow

The Widow, an 8 part Amazon original suspense thriller, wasn’t as good as I expected it to be. The best thing going for the series was the star Kate Beckinsale. There are a couple of spoilers ahead, so beware.

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Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

There are many forms of cruelty. The self-righteous Christian cruelty that spouts slogans like “Jesus loves you” while making you hate yourself for being yourself is the topic of The Miseducation of Cameron Post.

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Brain Dump: I Am the Night, Whiskey Cavalier, and Good Trouble

How about a quick look at I Am the Night, Whiskey Cavalier, and Good Trouble? I have a few random thoughts to share today.

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Review: Period End of Sentence

Period. End of Sentence. is a mere 26 minutes long, but that’s long enough to tell how something as simple as a sanitary pad can change the lives of women. The documentary just won the 2019 Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject. It’s available on Netflix.

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Review: The Oldenheim 12 (De 12 van Oldenheim)

The Dutch mystery series The Oldenheim 12 (De 12 van Oldenheim) is a compelling and unpredictable ride full of tension and surprises. It’s currently steaming on Acorn TV.

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