Review: Ratched, season 1

Ratched uses mind-altering saturated color and gorgeous visuals to tell the lunatic story of the murder and mayhem that created the horrifying nurse Mildred Ratched, played here by Sarah Paulson.

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Review: First Day

First Day is an Australian series about a transgender girl as she enters school as her authentic self for the first time. It’s aimed at young people. It both helps clarify what it is to be transgender and provides inspiration for those who might be in a similar situation.

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Documentaries Galore: RBG, The Fight, and All In

With Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing in the news and new documentaries that bear on the upcoming election, I spent the weekend watching docs. I saw RBG for the second time, The Fight, and All In: The Fight for Democracy.

As Gloria Steinem once said, “Everything is political.” These three films, two issued just prior to a national election, are reminders of that.

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Review: RBG, the Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary

RBG explores the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg is a towering figure in American life and an active justice on the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Review: Stray Dolls

Stray Dolls takes us into the gritty world of runaways and immigrants who barely get by. Two young women team up as life pushes them into crime after crime. The film is streaming on Prime Video.

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Review: Cuties (Mignonnes)

Cuties (Mignonnes) is a French film on Netflix. It is not what you have been lead to believe from the bad publicity Netflix generated with its original imagery promoting the film. It’s a sad story about how social media deceives young girls into thinking they need to be something they aren’t. There are spoilers ahead.

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Review: The Rest of Us

The Rest of Us uses an off-beat concept to create a story about fidelity, guilt, and grief. The four main characters are women in this Canadian movie currently streaming on Hulu and Prime Video.

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Review: Rip Tide

Rip Tide, the Rip Tide we’re talking about today, is a 2017 Australian movie starring Debbie Ryan. The film was written and directed by women. This movie is wholesome, fun, family entertainment. It’s available on Netflix.

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Review: Trinkets, seasons 1 & 2

Trinkets tells the bonding story of three girls from the same high school. They are all required to attend Shoplifters Anonymous meetings. They don’t start out as friends, but before the two seasons are over, they are an unbreakable team.

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Review: Sensitivity Training

Sensitivity Training is a comedy about an abrasive woman who is forced to learn how to treat people or lose her job. I found this 2016 woman written and directed comedy on Amazon Prime.

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