Review: 37 Seconds (37 sekanzu)

37 Seconds (37 sekanzu) is a Japanese language film about a 23 year old woman with cerebral palsy. It’s a beautiful film, one of the finest films of the year. I completely recommend it.

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Review: Citation

Citation comes from Nigeria as a Netflix original. It’s about sexual harassment and sex for grades in universities. Based on real events about one young woman courageous enough to speak out, it’s #TimesUp Nigerian style.

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Review: The Life Ahead (La vita davanti a sé)

The Life Ahead (La vita davanti a sé) marks the return of Sophia Loren to film after a decade away. This Italian drama about an immigrant boy was directed by Loren’s son Edoardo Ponti. At 86, Loren possesses all the charisma, power, and presence that made her world famous as a younger woman.

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Review: Summerland

Summerland tells a lesbian love story that segues into a tale about how the British protected their children from the Blitz during World War II. You feel the female gaze in this story, which was written and directed by Jessica Swale.

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Review: Cuties (Mignonnes)

Cuties (Mignonnes) is a French film on Netflix. It is not what you have been lead to believe from the bad publicity Netflix generated with its original imagery promoting the film. It’s a sad story about how social media deceives young girls into thinking they need to be something they aren’t. There are spoilers ahead.

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Review: The Rest of Us

The Rest of Us uses an off-beat concept to create a story about fidelity, guilt, and grief. The four main characters are women in this Canadian movie currently streaming on Hulu and Prime Video.

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Review: Rip Tide

Rip Tide, the Rip Tide we’re talking about today, is a 2017 Australian movie starring Debbie Ryan. The film was written and directed by women. This movie is wholesome, fun, family entertainment. It’s available on Netflix.

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Review: Freaks: You’re One of Us

Freaks: You’re One of Us is a German language sci-fi/fantasy tale of superhumans who discover their powers after an encounter with one of their own. It’s available on Netflix.

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Review: An Easy Girl (Une fille facile)

An Easy Girl (Une fille facile) is a French language film steaming on Netflix. It’s a coming of age story written and directed by Rebecca Zlotowski. There are spoilers ahead.

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Review: Ride Like a Girl

Ride Like a Girl is a title aimed exactly at at the demographic known as me. It’s not to be resisted, in fact, it must be watched.

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