Review: Black Earth Rising
In Black Earth Rising, Hugo Blick’s 8 part mini-series on Netflix, we watch a metaphoric chess game taking place. Humans claim dominion over the game. They assume different roles on the game board, determined by greed or altruism, the quest for power, the quest for justice, the need to love or to hate. When the […]
A Dozen Wonderful Films Directed by Women from 2017
I always preface these end of year lists with a disclaimer. I don’t see everything. I don’t subscribe to everything and I don’t go out to the theater weekly. Nobody is telling me what to see or paying me to go see things. I’m just watching what looks good to me. So, with that said, […]
Review: First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers from director Angelina Jolie is a child’s experience of the genocide in Cambodia during the reign of the Khmer Rouge.