Review: From the Land of the Moon (Mal de Pierres)

From the Land of the Moon (Mal de Pierres) is the story of Gabrielle (Marion Cotillard), a passionate romantic living in a mundane world. It’s in French with English subtitles. Continue reading “Review: From the Land of the Moon (Mal de Pierres)”

Watch This: Trailer for The Seagull

What draws my interest in The Seagull is not that it’s period drama based on the play by Anton Chekhov. I admit, Anton Chekhov somehow manages to stay relevant, even though The Seagull was written in 1895. No, the thing that interests me is the cast. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The Seagull”

Review: Everything Sucks

Everything Sucks is a coming of age tale set in Boring, Oregon (a real place). The cast is full of high school kids who are lovable misfits in every way, and who all fall into mad first love with unreachable others. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review: Everything Sucks”

Review: La Niña

La Niña is a series from Columbia, based on true stories about children abducted from their families and forced to fight as soldiers. The main character is the girl Belky. Some of the names have been changed in the telling of her story, but the story is basically accurate. Continue reading “Review: La Niña”

Watch This: Trailer for Book Club

Diane Keaton, Candice Bergen, Jane Fonda, and Mary Steenburgen! Hell, I don’t even care what the movie is. Okay. The movie is called Book Club. It’s about a fairly stodgy book club that decides to read Fifty Shades of Grey. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Book Club”

Recommended Foreign Language Films and TV Series

I’ve reviewed a number of foreign language films and TV shows here on Old Ain’t Dead. This is a summary post helping you find them all up to today’s date. I’ve categorized them by language. Some of these may have gone from the various streaming services, check the date of the review if it isn’t where I say it is. Continue reading “Recommended Foreign Language Films and TV Series”

Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), Season 1

The Heart Guy is an Australian series called Doctor, Doctor by its Aussie creators. When it reached Acorn TV, where I watched it, it became The Heart Guy. This is a review of season 1 only. The series has two completed seasons with a 3rd on the way. Continue reading “Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), Season 1”

Brain Dump: Good Girls, UnREAL, Black Lightning

Time for a brain dump of all things TV. Today I’ll talk about Good Girls, UnREAL, and Black Lightning. Continue reading “Brain Dump: Good Girls, UnREAL, Black Lightning”

Review: 45 Years

45 Years is a tale of broken hearts. Kate (Charlotte Rampling) and Geoff (Tom Courtenay) are planning to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary when a letter arrives that sets off tremors in both of them. Continue reading “Review: 45 Years”

Review: Irreplaceable You

Irreplaceable You begins in the cemetery where Abbie (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is buried. In a voice over, Abbie explains her story. It began when she and Sam (Michiel Huisman) were 8 years old. They’d been together ever since. Continue reading “Review: Irreplaceable You”