From Scratch: Zoe Saldana shines in this real life drama
From Scratch is a gut-wrenching, heartbreaker of a love story. It’s based on a memoir by Tembi Locke with Zoe Saldana playing the lead character as she navigates family, marriage, parenthood, and loss. There are spoilers ahead.
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.
Broad Focus: It Works
Several months ago, Lifetime TV announced Broad Focus, an effort to put more women in all sorts of positions behind the camera as directors, producers, writers, and content developers. Lifetime recently announced how well it’s working. Five of those Lifetime movies are the top five movies in ad-supported cable for women 25-49. They are: Alex […]