The Sunlit Night comes in only yellow

The Sunlit Night tells the story of Frances (Jenny Slate). Her painting career is going badly. Her parents are divorcing. Her boyfriend dumped her. The logical choice is to go to Norway to help a famous artist paint a barn using only the color yellow. This 2019 film is streaming on Hulu.

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The Crimson Petal and the White shows the horrors of 1870s London

The Crimson Petal and the White is a four part mini series from 2011, now streaming on Acorn TV. It’s set in 1870s London at a time when women, whether prostitutes or well-married ladies, had few options and fewer freedoms.

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Review: Sex Education, season 2

Sex Education season 2 is so tightly written that not a beat is wasted. In 8 episodes this outstanding series tells many, many stories about the sexual escapades, hangups, failures, and successes of a large group of people connected to an English school. There are a few spoilers ahead, if you haven’t seen season 2 yet.

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Review: Sex Education

The Netflix series Sex Education manages to be both sexually frank and explicit while simultaneously sexually awkward and insecure. It’s a combination producing both heartfelt and hilarious moments.

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Review: The Spy Who Dumped Me

The Spy Who Dumped Me was not perfect. Still, it has several things going for it: Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon star. That’s only two things. Okay, how about Susanna Fogel as director. That’s several things. Continue reading “Review: The Spy Who Dumped Me”

The X-Files and Related Gillian Anderson Trivia

New episodes of The X-Files are back after the holiday break. How are things going in the world of Gillian Anderson and the show she’s been on forever that isn’t nearly as good as The Fall? Continue reading “The X-Files and Related Gillian Anderson Trivia”

The Fall S3 E6 Their Solitary Way

The final episode of season 3 of The Fall is “Their Solitary Way.” The story did not end the way Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) wanted. It didn’t end well for Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) either. Everyone Paul Spector came into contact with was damaged by knowing him. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “The Fall S3 E6 Their Solitary Way”

The Fall S3 E5 Wounds of Deadly Hate

The Fall “Wounds of Deadly Hate” is episode 5 of season 3. We’re nearing the end of season 3 and Paul Spector’s (Jamie Dornan) lawyers are determined he will never stand trial. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “The Fall S3 E5 Wounds of Deadly Hate”

The Fall S3 E4 The Hell Within Him

The Fall episode 4 is “The Hell Within Him” is a collection of revolting developments. Beware the spoilers Continue reading “The Fall S3 E4 The Hell Within Him”

The Fall S3 E3 The Gates of Light

The Fall season 3 episode 3 is titled “The Gates of Light.” Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) is strong enough to get up and walk around the hospital, although he’s still in ICU. Beware the spoilers. Continue reading “The Fall S3 E3 The Gates of Light”