Tales of the City, 2019 style

Tales of the City was revived in 2019 from the stories by Armistead Maupin. Lauren Morelli is the creator behind the new series, which I found to be very much a series of right now. Contemporary.

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Review: Ask Dr. Ruth

Ask Dr. Ruth tells the biographical story of Ruth Westheimer. She’s closing in on her 90th birthday in this documentary, and still publishing books about sex. You can see this fascinating woman’s story on Hulu.

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Review The Simple Heist (Enkelstöten), season 1

The Simple Heist (Enkelstöten) is a Swedish comedy TV series. Season 1 is currently streaming on Acorn TV. A second season is underway.

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Review: Gloria Bell

Before I get into the review of Gloria Bell, let me tell you a story. I’ve been a member of AARP for a few decades now – joined up when I turned 45. They’ve always had a feature called Movies for Grownups within AARP. Lately they’ve started taking movies for grownups on the road with free screenings of various movies all over the country. The latest is Gloria Bell.

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Review: Book Club

Based on the trailer for Book Club, I thought it would be a series of double entendres. Thank goodness it is more than that.

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Review: The Wife

I finally got around to seeing The Wife, months after everyone else. After I saw it I was not entirely happy that I had.

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Review: Tea with the Dames

The delightful 1 hour and 24 minutes you spend with Tea with the Dames will make you smile until your face hurts.

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Brain Dump: The Fix, The Village, For 80 Days (80 egunean)

A few quick looks at this and that today. Two new TV series started this week, The Fix and The Village. I found a movie about two women in their 70s who fall back in love after not seeing each other for 50 years. It’s called For 80 Days (80 egunean).

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Review: Juanita

Juanita is poetic justice in action because it’s about damn time Alfre Woodard had a starring role in a movie of her own. There are some spoilers ahead.

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Review: Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel was a delight. It was fun and funny. The visual effects were stunning. It’s wonderful entertainment. Go see it.

Looking for a woman reviewer’s opinion of this film? You just found one.

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