Call Jane, the past could rise again
Call Jane is based on a secret network of women who helped desperate women in Chicago in the 1960s find safe abortion care. They stopped when Roe vs. Wade went into effect. And here we are, 50 some years later, and a service like that provided by the Janes is in need again.
I Care a Lot covers everyone with the rotten stench of greed
I Care a Lot is a morality tale on the evils of capitalism. There are no ‘good guys’ in this film on Netflix. Everyone is equally disgusting and evil. The word care in the title refers to guardianship of care, which is a legal way to steal every penny from folks in care homes.
The Secrets We Keep looks at enduring trauma
The Secrets We Keep is a drama about the aftermath of trauma endured during World War II. Maja (Noomi Rapace) lives a quiet life in an American town. One day she sees the man she is sure tortured and raped her near the end of the war. The film is streaming on Hulu and can […]
Review: Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects is dark and progressively more frightening as the 8 episode HBO mini series rolls. It’s full of brilliant performances built around a slowly revealed mystery.
This isn’t a review of Cake. This is a great big squee about Cake. If you haven’t seen it, watch it now. A big thank you to @joyfulng on Twitter for urging me to watch it. Spoilers ahead.
Review: An Invisible Sign
An Invisible Sign got terrible reviews from all the critics. And, as often happens, I love the very movie the critics hate. Spoilers ahead.
Watch This: Previews for Cake
Cake stars Jennifer Aniston as a woman in chronic pain. The big excitement is that she doesn’t wear any makeup in the film. Aaackk! Looking at a woman with no makeup on may cause brain damage! Are you prepared to put your brain in danger by going to see Cake? That isn’t right. I made […]