Somebody Somewhere is a half-hour show on HBO Max. I wouldn’t call it a comedy. It’s about a 40ish woman in Kansas who still hasn’t figured out her life or where she fits in the world.Continue Reading: Review: Somebody Somewhere, the first few episodes of season 1
Calls is a series of short episodes that are versions of phone calls. You never see anyone’s face, it’s all voice work and a visually engaging screensaver type representation of words, connections, and emotions. It’s streaming on Apple TV+.Continue Reading: Calls is a different kind of sci-fi mystery
Duck Butter is billed as a comedy, drama, romance. It’s only one of those things – a drama. It’s about an experimental 24 hours Naima (Alia Shawkat) spent with Sergio (Laia Costa) and how these two damaged women reacted to the intense relationship. There are spoilers ahead. Continue Reading: Review: Duck Butter
Goliath, season 2, is a full on murder mystery with Billy Bob Thornton playing the semi-drunken investigator/lawyer with a heart of gold who tries to spring an innocent kid from jail.Continue Reading: Review: Goliath, season 2
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
Tully has all the right ingredients. Stars include Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston, and Mark Duplass. It’s written by Diablo Cody. Come on, people. This is going to be pure gold. Continue Reading: Watch This: Trailer for Tully
Blue Jay is an indie from the Duplass brothers. When you see the Duplass name on a film, you know it’s going to be a little different. Not in a bad way. Just not the usual fare. Blue Jay is like that.Continue Reading: Review: Blue Jay
Your Sister’s Sister stars Emily Blunt as Iris, Rosemarie DeWitt as Hannah, and Mark Duplass as Jack. It was written and directed by Lynn Shelton. She’s the blonde with the three actors in the photo above.
I’ve had it in my watch list on Netflix for a long time and never watched it. But after watching Laggies the other day, I decided it was time to have a Lynn Shelton week, so I hit play on Your Sister’s Sister.
Spoilers ahead. Continue Reading: Review: Your Sister’s Sister
The preview made me laugh so much, I cannot wait for Tammy! And, if Melissa McCarthy wasn’t enough to make you love this movie, it also has Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates.Continue Reading: Watch This: Another Trailer for Tammy