Review: Bessie

Bessie stars Queen Latifah as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith. Think of it as a series of vignettes – events and scenes that aren’t necessarily tied into a smooth narrative.

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Review: The Old Guard

The Old Guard is an action-packed fantasy about immortal heroes starring Charlize Theron. It . . . wait. Stop. You had me at Charlize Theron. Oh, okay . . . might as well tell you more.

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Review: Stateless

Stateless shines a light on the plight of people detained in immigration centers. It shows how these inhumane places destroy families and lives. It’s based on true events in Australia.

Stateless, created by Tony Ayres, Cate Blanchett, and Elise McCredie, tells a multilayered story. There are many characters, I’ll give you a glimpse into only a few.

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Review: Hanna, season 2

Hanna brings 8 new episodes of psychological drama, action-packed excitement, and unpredictable twists to season 2 of this Amazon Original. There are minor spoilers ahead.

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Review: Warrior Nun

Warrior Nun is Netflix latest offering in the unwilling young heroine coming of age amidst supernatural foes genre. I had mixed reactions to it. Some were good, and some were bad.

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Review: Charlie’s Angels (2019)

Charlie’s Angels (the 2019 version) recently showed up on STARZ. I couldn’t wait to watch it even though I knew it was supposed to be terrible. But I thought it would be fun.

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Review: Athlete A

Athlete A is a documentary about the investigation by the Indianapolis Star into sexual abuse by Dr. Larry Nassar. He was the doctor for the USA Gymnastics team and abused over 500 young girls in his time there.

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Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood sounds from the title like it should be about Fred Rogers and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. It’s really about how Fred Rogers influenced the life of Esquire Magazine writer Lloyd Vogel.

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Review: The Politician, season 2

The Politician, season 2, returned to Netflix with the same ambitious politician engaged in a run for office, much like season 1. All the back-stabbing, conniving, bald-faced lying that we saw in season 1 returned as well.

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Review: Blue

Blue tells the story of one woman’s struggles with mental health. She has many losses to deal with and searches for a reason to keep on living.

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