Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody review
Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody is the latest biopic about Whitney Houston. This one was directed by Kasi Lemmons with the approval of Whitney’s family and the caretakers of her legacy. It tells her story with a focus on her voice and her talent.
Review: Black Earth Rising
In Black Earth Rising, Hugo Blick’s 8 part mini-series on Netflix, we watch a metaphoric chess game taking place. Humans claim dominion over the game. They assume different roles on the game board, determined by greed or altruism, the quest for power, the quest for justice, the need to love or to hate. When the […]
Dietland, the 10 episode series from AMC, ended on a new beginning. The series followed the journey of Plum Kettle (Joy Nash) from her job as ghostwriter of a “Dear Kitty” column in a fashion magazine to her decision to join the revolution to overthrow the patriarchy.
Brain Dump: Secret City, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, and Dietland
This brain dump will regale you with thoughts on the Australian TV series Secret City, the documentary film Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, and the AMC series Dietland.
Review: Irreplaceable You
Irreplaceable You begins in the cemetery where Abbie (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is buried. In a voice over, Abbie explains her story. It began when she and Sam (Michiel Huisman) were 8 years old. They’d been together ever since.