Review: Dopesick

The Dopesick series on Hulu looks at the rise of OxyContin, Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family from multiple points of view. Even though most of us are unhappily familiar with the opioid crisis, this series adds insider detail to the story. It slowly and meticulously examines every aspect of how one private company created an opioid epidemic affecting every corner of America.

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Review: Booksmart

Booksmart stars Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever as high school friends who realize just before graduation day that they’ve done nothing but work all through high school. They vow to do something fun before it’s too late.

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Review: Unbelievable

Unbelievable begins with the rape of Marie (Kaitlyn Dever). Her case is mishandled by the police. Elsewhere, two cops played by Merritt Wever and Toni Collette chase a serial rapist until the trail leads them to Marie. This outstanding series is based on a real case.

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Review: Short Term 12

Short Term 12 is an absolutely brilliant film from 2013 starring Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jr. If you haven’t seen it, I urge you to look for it on Amazon Video or one of your favorite streamers and give it a watch.

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Watch This: Trailer for Outside In

Outside In is from the minds of writers Jay Duplass and Lynn Shelton. Jay Duplass stars with Edie Falco and Lynn Shelton directs. It’s about an ex-con who gets out of prison and forms an intense bond with his former high school teacher. Continue Reading: Watch This: Trailer for Outside In