Lila Neugebauer

Jennifer Garner in The Last Thing He Told Me

The Last Thing He Told Me: Jennifer Garner stars

The Last Thing He Told Me with Jennifer Garner as stepmother to a teen whose dad disappears is based on a novel of the same name by Laura Dave. This story about doing what’s best for your kids is women powered: writers, directors, producers, and actors all bring the feminist vibes.

Jennifer Lawrence in Causeway

Causeway, a gentle story of recovery

Causeway stars Jennifer Lawrence and Brian Tyree Henry in a quiet, introspective story about two traumatized people who find each other and help each other heal. The subtle reveal of character the two lead actors create is touching and brimming with vulnerability.

Reneé Rapp, Alyah Chanelle Scott, Amrit Kaur, and Pauline Chalamet in The Sex Lives of College Girls

The Sex Lives of College Girls, season 1

The Sex Lives of College Girls comes from creators Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble, which is why I watched it. It’s about the friendship that develops between four 18 year old college roommates as they start on adulthood. It’s on HBO Max.

Margaret Qualley in Maid

Review: Maid, layered and outstanding

Maid is a layered and nuanced look at poverty, domestic violence, mental health, and American laws and systems that both help and hurt people struggling with these problems. A brilliant performance from Margaret Qualley takes the material to a level that will make the series an awards contender for 2021. The series is on Netflix.

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