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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The First Two Episodes of Dirty John

Dirty John gives me the creepy crawlies. It is so uncomfortable to watch. I watched the first two episodes based on loyalty to Connie Britton, but the prospect of watching all 8 of the episodes in the first season of this tale doesn’t make me squirm with anticipation. More like squirm with dread.

It does have some of my favorite women actors. There is that. Continue reading “The First Two Episodes of Dirty John”

On Watching Professor Marston and the Wonder Women for the Second Time

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is streaming on Amazon Video and Hulu now. Since I enjoyed it very much in the theater, I thought I’d give it a second look. My second viewing was very different from my first. Continue reading “On Watching Professor Marston and the Wonder Women for the Second Time”

5 Things to Love about 9-1-1 on Fox

9-1-1 is an excellent new show from Fox. It’s about 9-1-1 operators, paramedics, firefighters, and police officers who deal with life-threatening situations. I’ve thought about why I like it so much and decided a list is in order. Continue reading “5 Things to Love about 9-1-1 on Fox”

Great TV Marriages

Have you been watching The Gifted? I have. One of the things I notice each week is the great marriage between Amy Acker and Stephen Moyer as the parents of two ‘gifted’ teens in this sci fi drama. I haven’t thought much about great TV marriages since Friday Night Lights  with Connie Britton and Kyle Chandler ended. It’s time to look at a few newer marriage examples. Continue reading “Great TV Marriages”

Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is more than anything a sweet, if unconventional, love story. A love story that lead to the creation of one of the world’s most famous and beloved female superheroes. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women isn’t an origin story, which is common for superheroes. It’s a creation story. Continue reading “Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women”

Watch This: Professor Marston and The Wonder Women

Professor Marston and The Wonder Women is about William Marston who created the comic book character Wonder Woman. The story includes two wonder women who were in on the whole adventure.
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Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Nashville, The Bold Type

Time for a television watcher’s brain dump. This week I’ll offload short thoughts about Wynonna Earp, Nashville, and The Bold Type.
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Watch This: Trailer for Beatriz at Dinner

Want to watch a wealthy white man make an ass of himself? Not the one on the news – the one played so accurately by John Lithgow in Beatriz at Dinner. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Beatriz at Dinner”

Two Momentous Cast Members Join Nashville on CMT

Moving Nashville to CMT brought out even more of the bold in this country music series. Stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere will be joined by Jen Richards and Rhiannon Giddens for the 5th season beginning Jan. 5, 2017. Continue reading “Two Momentous Cast Members Join Nashville on CMT”