Watchmen Brings Relevant Themes to Alternate Reality

I’m late to the party with Watchmen. I got HBO Max for Christmas and I’m catching up on all the good stuff that everyone else has already seen. The series is based on characters in a DC Comics graphic novel series. The heroes and the villains are all played by outstanding actors.

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Review: Superintelligence

Superintelligence brings Melissa McCarthy to the center of an action comedy about the most average, ordinary person on earth. It’s streaming on HBO Max.

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Review: Life Itself

Life Itself is a multi-generational family drama full of love and heartbreak. It’s from writer and director Dan Fogelman, the creator of This Is Us.

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Review: A Simple Favor

A Simple Favor is fun, funny, sexy, beautiful, surprisingly dark, and full of delightful performances. Paul Feig directed this romp through the suburban wilds of motherhood.

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Brain Dump: Klute, Dirty John vs. The Color Purple, Ellen DeGeneres

A few stray thoughts will tumble out of my head in this brain dump. Let’s spend a moment with Klute and Jane Fonda, Dirty John and The Color Purple, and Ellen DeGeneres Relatable.

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The First Two Episodes of Dirty John

Dirty John gives me the creepy crawlies. It is so uncomfortable to watch. I watched the first two episodes based on loyalty to Connie Britton, but the prospect of watching all 8 of the episodes in the first season of this tale doesn’t make me squirm with anticipation. More like squirm with dread.

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Review: Miss Meadows

Miss Meadows stars Katie Holmes in an eccentric and weirdly wonderful story about a prim and proper murderer. It’s one of the most delightful things I’ve seen: full of surprises and improbable in every way. Continue reading “Review: Miss Meadows”