Promising Young Woman is a brilliant new treatment of the revenge movie. It’s fresh and funny and barbed and full of heart. A masterwork. Written and directed by Emerald Fennell, the film is available to rent on Prime Video.Continue reading “Promising Young Woman, a revenge story like no other”
Director Clea DuVall wanted to make a classic holiday romcom with lesbian characters and I think she succeeded admirably in Happiest Season. This film will bring on the twinkly lights, the Santas, and the love and good cheer for many holiday seasons to come. You can see it on Hulu.Continue reading “Review: Happiest Season”
Season 3 of GLOW was a bit less about the body slamming and a little more about character development. People who are more interested in women in skimpy outfits tossing each other about may be a little disappointed. People who are more interested in the women and their stories may be rewarded for their patience after two seasons of waiting.
I’m in the second group. I was happy to get to know the women of GLOW – and the men – a little better. There was considerable character growth this season.Continue reading “Review: GLOW, season 3”
GLOW moves to Las Vegas for season 3. We’ll see our favorite lady wrestlers body slam and trash talk in a new location starting on August 8 on Netflix.Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for GLOW, season 3”
GLOW is the thing you need right now. It has a great cast, the stunts and wrestling scenes are fabulous, the stories are half-crazed and fun, and it still manages to be real and serious and down to earth. Season 2 is waiting for you on Netflix. Continue reading “Review: GLOW, season 2”
I need to say right off the mark that The Little Hours won’t appeal to everyone. If you are the kind of person whose favorite movie is The Princess Bride and reruns of Monte Python are your go-to late night fare, then The Little Hours is for you. Continue reading “Review: The Little Hours”
I loved season 1 of GLOW so much! I can’t wait for season 2. Netflix released a trailer for the new season. Lip syncing is involved. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of GLOW”
Are you old enough to remember The Pentagon Papers? Just in case that was before your time, they were 700 pages of secret government documents about the Viet Nam War. They made the government look very bad. Very bad. Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks star in The Post to tell the story of how those pages were published creating the biggest news story of the 1970s. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The Post”
Season 1 of the Netflix Original comedy GLOW wasn’t a total romp. It had plenty of serious moments. The overall impact, however, is one of R rated campy fun and female empowerment via headlocks and body slams. Continue reading “Review: Season 1 of GLOW”
GLOW begins June 23 on Netflix. Before we talk about stars, take a look a who’s making this comedy.
GLOW is executive produced by Liz Flahive (Homeland, Nurse Jackie), Carly Mensch (Orange is the New Black, Nurse Jackie), Jenji Kohan (Orange is the New Black, Weeds) and Tara Herrmann (Orange is the New Black). These women have all made me very happy in the past. I’m trusting them with my future and GLOW. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for GLOW”