She Said, going public with charges of sexual abuse
She Said tells the story of the work done at the New York Times to expose the history of Harvey Weinstein as a sexual predator. It’s a powerful look at the work and effort that went into preparing the story and making it public.
Review: The Bookshop
The Bookshop, from Catalan director Isabel Coixet, is so very, very English that the emotional life of the characters is buried deep. Almost no action and an unnecessary voice over explaining things make this an unusual but ultimately moving film.
Review: The Party
The Party brings a dysfunctional collection of people who know each other’s secrets into the same room. It’s a wild and wonderful thing to watch.
Review: Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects is dark and progressively more frightening as the 8 episode HBO mini series rolls. It’s full of brilliant performances built around a slowly revealed mystery.
Watch This: Trailer for House of Cards, the final season
I confess, I stopped watching House of Cards when Trump was elected. It was all too much with a real-life horrible man in the White House and a character no better than him at the top of House of Cards.
Review: Learning to Drive
Learning to Drive stars Patricia Clarkson as Wendy, a NYC book critic whose marriage ends abruptly. She’s always depended on her husband (Jake Weber) to do the driving.