Review: Despite Everything (A pesar de todo)

Despite Everything (A pesar de todo) is a Netflix Spanish language drama about 4 sisters. It’s a lightweight plot, but an interesting look at the relationship of the sisters.

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Review: Wine Country

Wine Country is hilarious and heartfelt. Six old friends go to Napa for a 50th birthday celebration and things happen that set off memories, old resentments, new worries, and cement friendships.

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Watch This: Trailer for The Farewell

The Farewell puts Awkwafina in the lead of a new film written and directed by Lulu Wang. The film is based on a true story, or as the film puts it a story “based on an actual lie.”

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Review: Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries

The Australians created another charming series about an unconventional detective in Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries. There are currently 4 episodes of 90 minutes each available on Acorn TV.

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Review: Dead to Me

Dead to Me is a dark comedy about the relationship between two women as they deal with grief and loss. It’s both twisted and twisty.

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Two Must See Docs: Brené Brown and Knock Down the House

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage and Knock Down the House are two new documentary films streaming on Netflix that are must see content for everyone.

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Grace Notes after Two Episodes of Gentleman Jack

I’ve been noticing a lot of what you might call grace notes in Gentleman Jack. Minor characters, casting choices, reasons to break the 4th wall. There are a few spoilers from episode 2 ahead.

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Review: Someone Great

Someone Great stars Gina Rodriguez in a comedy about breaking up, friendship, and possibly growing up just a little bit.

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Gentleman Jack: A Look at Episode 1

Like any true fan of Sally Wainwright’s writing, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the series Gentleman Jack. Episode 1 aired last night: I’ll take a look at a few of the things that struck me about the first episode.

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Review: Destroyer

Destroyer is not an easy film to watch. Detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) is not an easy woman to like. She’s a broken woman trying with her last ounce of energy to make right the mistakes of her past.

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