Review: How to Make an American Quilt

I found How to Make an American Quilt, a 25 year old gem, on Netflix in a queue of films directed by women. I remember loving it, wanting more films like it, and holding it as an example of what I wanted movies to be. I decided to watch it again to see how it held up all these years later.

How to Make an American Quilt was directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse. She’s also directed The Dressmaker, A Thousand Acres, Proof, and episodic television. For such a gifted writer and director, her resume should be 10 times longer than it is. That she managed to get this almost-all-women film made in 1995 is amazing.

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Review: Stranger Things 3

Stranger Things 3 continues to be brilliant storytelling. It hits all the right emotional highs and lows. The visual effects are stunning. The 80s nostalgia and callbacks shine. The scifi creature is gross and disgusting.

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Review: Stranger Things 2, also known as season 2

Stranger Things is back on Netflix with season 2. It’s hard to say anything about season 2 that doesn’t include spoilers. You’ve been warned. Continue reading “Review: Stranger Things 2, also known as season 2”

Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of Stranger Things

The big news is Stranger Things from Netflix will have a second season. The teaser is just a series of words. They look like chapter titles to me. The series doesn’t have episodes, it has chapters. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of Stranger Things”

Review: Stranger Things

Stranger Things, an 8 part series on Netflix, is a fun filled adventure that every age group will enjoy. It’s a reunion with the 80s, with early Steven Spielberg charm, wit, and kid-centric adventurous storytelling. Beware, spoilers ahead.

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