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Jemima Rooper in Lost in Austen

Lost in Austen review: fantasy romp through Pride and Prejudice

Lost in Austen is a nearly 20 year old mini-series about a modern woman who finds herself living in Jane Austen’s fictional world of Pride and Prejudice with Elisabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. I found it a hoot – clever […]

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Kevin Hart and Gugu Mbatha-Raw in Lift

Lift review: heist movie with Kevin Hart and Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Lift is an attempt at the heist movie using all the tricks and techniques you’ve seen in several outstanding heist movies before. Lift doesn’t come up to that high quality standard, but it has an interesting cast including Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw in Surface

Surface, episodes 1-3, a great beginning

Surface is a thriller/mystery starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw. The first 3 episodes were released on premier day (7/29/22), with more to come weekly. First let me say Surface looks super good. Secondly, it makes me mad as hell that we have

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Gemma Arterton in Summerland

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

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw in Fast Color

Review: Fast Color

I absolutely loved Fast Color! I loved the actors, I loved the plot, I loved the ending. I love the premise that Black women have the power to save the world. Fast Color is available on Amazon Video. If you

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Storm Reid in A Wrinkle in Time

Review: A Wrinkle in Time

I have a long history with the children’s story A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. I’ve been excited to see the new Disney film based on the book directed by Ava DuVernay ever since it was announced.

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Michiel Huisman in Irreplaceable You

Review: Irreplaceable You

Irreplaceable You begins in the cemetery where Abbie (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is buried. In a voice over, Abbie explains her story. It began when she and Sam (Michiel Huisman) were 8 years old. They’d been together ever since.

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Jessica Chastain in Miss Sloane

Watch This: Trailer for Miss Sloane

Jessica Chastain stars in Miss Sloane, a political drama about a powerful Washington lobbyist. The story deals with gun control lobbying, a topic the creators thought would be important in the election. The election turned out differently from what anyone

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