Jackie Cruz

Jackie Cruz in Rosa

Two interesting short films: Rosa and Beef

HBO Max is showing a variety of short films directed by women now. I want to share two of them. Rosa is the longer at about 30 minutes. Beef is a mere 11 minutes. These films give you a preview […]

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Geena Davis

Review: This Changes Everything

I know you’ve seen the statistics from This Changes Everything about the percentage of women in front of and behind the camera before. But This Changes Everything takes you inside the story. It lets in you in on the struggle

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Kate Mulgrew, Natasha Lyonne, Selenis Leyva, Yael Stone, Jackie Cruz, and Nick Dillenburg in Orange Is the New Black

Orange is the New Black: Farewell and Goodbye

Orange is the New Black dropped its final season, season 7, on Netflix recently. I, like many others, devoted a good part of a weekend to watching the last ever episodes of this groundbreaking marvel of a television masterpiece roll

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Danielle Brooks in Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black, season 6

Orange is the New Black, season 6, starts after the riot of season 5. The way the government and prison authorities dealt with it was the focus of the season. Some of our favorite characters made it into Litchfield Max,

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Selenis Leyva in Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black Season 5: Thumbs Up vs. Thumbs Down

Orange is the New Black season 5 was both an emotional thrill ride and a disappointment. I want to discuss my likes and dislikes about the latest season. This is not a detailed review. There might be a few spoilers

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Natasha Lyonne

Orange is the New Black: Finding a Balm for Your Pain

Orange is the New Black season 4 puts viewers through the wringer. Abuse, murder, death, mental illness, surviving rape, corporate greed. It’s dark and horrifying. There are moments of hope, of light. There are ways of dealing. I thought it

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Brad William Henke in Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black’s Damning Portrait of For-Profit Prisons

There are a lot of things wrong with the United States of America. The broken justice (injustice) system is one of the worst. In season 4 of Orange is the New Black, the for-profit aspect of that brokenness is explored in

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