Review: Striking Out season 2

Season 2 of the Irish drama Striking Out was more exciting and tense than season 1 and had some new regular cast members that made me happy! This series, filmed with great love in Dublin, can be seen on Acorn TV. Continue reading “Review: Striking Out season 2”

Review: Striking Out season 1

Striking Out is an Irish drama, available on Acorn TV in the US. It’s about a young solicitor played by Amy Huberman with a cast of engaging characters. Season 1 had four episodes. Continue reading “Review: Striking Out season 1”

Review: People Like Us

People Like Us is a family story, and a bit of a tear-jerker. It’s stars Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks as siblings who didn’t know the other existed until their father died. Continue reading “Review: People Like Us”

Two Documentaries to Watch For: RBG and Won’t You Be My Neighbor

A couple of wonderful documentaries are coming our way, so be on the lookout for a chance to watch them both. RBG is about Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States. Won’t You Be My Neighbor is about Fred Rogers of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood. Continue reading “Two Documentaries to Watch For: RBG and Won’t You Be My Neighbor”

Review: Meditation Park

Meditation Park is a lovely film from director Mina Shum, who also wrote the film. It’s about an older woman who learns to stand up for herself after two crises hit at the same time. Continue reading “Review: Meditation Park”

Review: Hard Sun

Hulu has been advertising the heck out of Hard Sun, a 6 part series from the BBC and Hulu. I decided to give it a try. It was a mix of good and bad. Continue reading “Review: Hard Sun”

Brain Dump: Collateral, Rise, For the People

Welcome to the scattered thoughts swirling around on the way out of my head in what I charmingly call a brain dump. This edition will talk about Collateral, Rise, and For the People. Continue reading “Brain Dump: Collateral, Rise, For the People”

Seeing is Believing: Women Direct Updates

Seeing is Believing: Women Direct has evolved since I first wrote about it back in July 2017. Here’s the updated information. Continue reading “Seeing is Believing: Women Direct Updates”

Review: A Wrinkle in Time

I have a long history with the children’s story A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. I’ve been excited to see the new Disney film based on the book directed by Ava DuVernay ever since it was announced. Continue reading “Review: A Wrinkle in Time”

Jessica Jones, season 2, episode by episode

Jessica Jones season 2 was created by Melissa Rosenberg based on the Marvel comic of the same name.  I’ll give you the high points from each episode. Beware the spoilers – it’s all spoilers ahead.
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