Brain Dump: Before I Fall, Good Trouble, and Project Blue Book

Shall we have a few words on the movie Before I Fall, the new series Good Trouble on Freeform, and the History Channel’s Project Blue Book.

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A Personal Manifesto

A couple of decades ago I realized everything in my life up to that point had been determined by men. I can hear my friend Denise shouting, “It’s the patriarchy, stupid!” That’s not it – at least not completely. The patriarchy is still with us. But inside my head, things have changed. Continue reading “A Personal Manifesto”

Review: Manhattan Night

Manhattan Night from 2016 is now streaming on Amazon Video and other sources. I’ve wanted to see it since it first came out because it has Jennifer Beals. Continue reading “Review: Manhattan Night”

Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of GLOW

I loved season 1 of GLOW so much! I can’t wait for season 2. Netflix released a trailer for the new season. Lip syncing is involved. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of GLOW”

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”

Brain Dump: Supergirl & The Flash, American Crime, Taken, Shots Fired

This and that about a few TV shows: a brain dump. This week I’m thinking about musical crossovers, hidden slavery in America, the ratio of Beals to violence, and the criminal justice system. Continue reading “Brain Dump: Supergirl & The Flash, American Crime, Taken, Shots Fired”

The Women of Taken

Taken the TV show is a prequel story to the Taken movies starring Liam Neeson. In the TV show, Clive Standen stars as a 30-years-younger version of the Bryan Mills character. I’ve been watching the publicity for the TV series, which starts Feb. 27 on NBC. Continue reading “The Women of Taken”

Bette Porter on the Current Political Situation

Jennifer Beals played the magnificent Bette Porter in The L Word. She perfected the art of the curse in this role. A fan video of her exercising that talent expresses exactly my sentiments about what’s going on in Washington DC right now. Continue reading “Bette Porter on the Current Political Situation”

Watch This: Trailer for The White Orchid

The White Orchid is a popular name for films. The 2017 version you’re seeing the trailer for stars Olivia Thirlby in a dark thriller about a murdered girl. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The White Orchid”

Watch This: Trailer for Before I Fall

Before I Fall is Groundhog Day for a teenaged girl. Zoey Deutch stars as the teen who relives the same day over and over. The film caught my attention because Jennifer Beals is in the cast. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Before I Fall”