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”

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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Watch This: Trailer for Book Club

Diane Keaton, Candice Bergen, Jane Fonda, and Mary Steenburgen! Hell, I don’t even care what the movie is. Okay. The movie is called Book Club. It’s about a fairly stodgy book club that decides to read Fifty Shades of Grey. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Book Club”

Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), Season 1

The Heart Guy is an Australian series called Doctor, Doctor by its Aussie creators. When it reached Acorn TV, where I watched it, it became The Heart Guy. This is a review of season 1 only. The series has two completed seasons with a 3rd on the way. Continue reading “Review: The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), Season 1”

Review: 45 Years

45 Years is a tale of broken hearts. Kate (Charlotte Rampling) and Geoff (Tom Courtenay) are planning to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary when a letter arrives that sets off tremors in both of them. Continue reading “Review: 45 Years”

Review: Becks

Becks is a story about a musician who searches for love, struggles with life, and writes poetic, beautiful songs. It’s based on the life of Allyssa Robbins, who wrote the original songs used in the film. Continue reading “Review: Becks”

Review: One Day at a Time, season 2

One Day at a Time, season 2, is a perfect example of a hard-hitting comedy series. It takes important issues and sets them up in a way that makes sense, makes incisive points, and makes comedy while doing it. One Day at a Time is complete excellence in every way. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “Review: One Day at a Time, season 2”

Review: Grace and Frankie, Season 4

Grace and Frankie tackled some of the realities of aging in hard-hitting ways in season 4, but the series still produced some wonderful laugh out loud moments without making fun of anyone. Grace and Frankie both survived the season with dignity intact. There are a couple of spoilers ahead, but nothing big. Continue reading “Review: Grace and Frankie, Season 4”

Review: Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is a science fiction anthology of 10 episodes streaming on Amazon. Instead of reviewing the anthology as a whole the way I normally would a TV season, I’ll briefly discuss each individual episode.

Various writers took the short stories of Philip K. Dick and made them into the individual tales of Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. There’s no reason to watch them in any particular order. They all stand on their own.

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Review: The Hero

The Hero stars Sam Elliott as the aging Western actor Lee Hayden. Sam Elliott is one of the few actors I consider sexy. If you’ve read anything on this blog before, you know that I seldom comment on how sexy some man or other is. But I do with Sam Elliott. Sam Elliott is one of the few actors who could make me watch a movie with a male lead character.  Spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: The Hero”