Review: The Light of the Moon

The Light of the Moon is real and powerful and brilliantly acted and written. The film begins when Bonnie (Stephanie Beatriz) is raped on her way home from a night out with friends. The Light of the Moon shows her struggle to cope. Continue reading “Review: The Light of the Moon”

Review: Wentworth, season 6

Wentworth, season 6, raises the danger level for prisoners and officers as new threats and old sins come to a violent head. Continue reading “Review: Wentworth, season 6”

Review: Sisters

The Australian series Sisters is streaming now on Netflix. This series has 3 women in the leading roles, an all women director roster, and a ripped from the headlines premise. Continue reading “Review: Sisters”

Thrilled by my local library in #DirectedbyWomen month

When I learned about the #DirectedbyWomen Worldwide Film Viewing Party throughout September 2018, I went to my local library branch and talked to them. They have a lot of DVDs to borrow. They didn’t have them in the database with a category for the gender of the director. But they were interested in celebrating women directors. Continue reading “Thrilled by my local library in #DirectedbyWomen month”

Review: Silk, season 1

Silk takes us on a roller coaster ride with barrister Martha Costello (Maxine Peake) and the barristers, clerks, and juniors in her chamber. This very British legal drama is full of courtroom scenes and goings on in chambers, but doesn’t delve into most of the character’s personal lives. Continue reading “Review: Silk, season 1”

Watch This: Trailer for Where Hands Touch

Where Hands Touch, the latest from writer and director Amma Asante, tells the story of a bi-racial teen struggling to survive in Nazi Germany. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Where Hands Touch”

Review: Strangers, season 2

Facebook Watch series Strangers from filmmaker Mia Lidofsky finished up a second season with the lead character in a rather unsettled state.  Season 2 of this warm and clever comedy series is longer and better than ever. Continue reading “Review: Strangers, season 2”

Review: No Offence, season 2

No Offence, season 2, carries on with the same group of hardworking Manchester police we met in season 1. Joanna Scanlan as DI Vivienne Deering runs the place with somewhat unorthodox panache. The overarching crimes of the season involve young children stolen from the child welfare system and put to work in illegal ways. Continue reading “Review: No Offence, season 2”

Review: Like Father

Like Father is a heartwarming story about a father and daughter reconnecting 20 years after he abandoned her. It stars Kelsey Grammer and Kristen Bell. Continue reading “Review: Like Father”

Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

The Netflix original To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before leads us on a journey we haven’t taken before. Not because the story is unusual. Because the cast is unusual. Continue reading “Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”