Frankie Drake Mysteries features an intrepid woman private detective who sprints around Toronto on a motorcycle amid 1920s jazz and gin. There have been 3 seasons of the series, and it is renewed for a 4th season.Continue reading “Review: Frankie Drake Mysteries, season 1”
Workin’ Moms is a half-hour Canadian comedy show about a group of moms. The first three seasons of the series are streaming on Netflix now.Continue reading “Review: Workin’ Moms, seasons 1-3”
Kodachrome boasts great performances from the key cast, which includes Ed Harris, Jason Sudeikis, and Elizabeth Olsen. If you appreciate Ed Harris’ acting talent (and who doesn’t) you’ll enjoy this film. Continue reading “Review: Kodachrome”
Hearing about Room, even knowing that it garnered big awards and nominations, doesn’t prepare you for the exhausting impact of Room. It’s a stirring, emotional ride. Both Brie Larson as Ma and Jacob Tremblay as 5 year old Jack deliver inspired performances.
In the first half of the film, we are in the room with Ma and Jack. We see Ma’s strength in keeping Jack a happy, healthy child. When Old Nick (Sean Bridgers), Ma’s kidnapper and rapist, comes into the room at night, Ma hides Jack in a wardrobe. Continue reading “Review: Room”