Black Mirror: ‘Bandersnatch’ The Joke’s on Me

Netflix found a way to market a choose your own adventure game. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is that game.

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Review: First Reformed

First Reformed is an intellectual journey inward through the mind and sparse congregation of the Reverend Toller (Ethan Hawke) of the First Reformed Church. It’s an austere world we visit in this film.

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The Vulnerable Tissue of His Brain

I’m reading “The Sympathizer” by Viet Thanh Nguyen. It’s a Pulitzer Prize winning novel about a spy – a communist sympathizer living in America after the end of the Vietnam war.

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Review: Derry Girls, season 1

Derry Girls is an Irish sitcom about a group of Catholic school girls. It’s set in Derry, Ireland in the 1990’s, which was the time of the Troubles in Ireland. Season 1 has 6 half hour episodes, so it is a fast watch. It’s funny.

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Review: Runaways, season 2

For some reason I didn’t review season 1 of Marvel Runaways. Odd, because I watched it with interest. Season 2 takes the runaways on a complex adventure as they try to gain their freedom from parents they consider evil.

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Review: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, season 1

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has already been renewed for 4 seasons by Netflix, after the first season aired. The teenage half-human, half-witch who is torn between her allegiance to mortals and her witch family is a big hit.

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Review: Bird Box

Bird Box, from director Susanne Bier, is a tense and exciting horror thriller about survival and motherhood. Beware the spoilers ahead.

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Review: The Cakemaker

The Cakemaker is a small, intimate film. It’s both heart filling and heart breaking. It’s simply told and leads to unexpected places.

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Brain Dump: Klute, Dirty John vs. The Color Purple, Ellen DeGeneres

A few stray thoughts will tumble out of my head in this brain dump. Let’s spend a moment with Klute and Jane Fonda, Dirty John and The Color Purple, and Ellen DeGeneres Relatable.

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Review: Travelers, season 3

Season 3 of Travelers continues the efforts of the team who came from the future in hopes of changing the path of history to improve the future of humanity and planet Earth.

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