Several girls from Girls State cluster together for a selfie

Girls State, Missouri program gets a documentary look

Girls State follows many of the high school girls who attended a week long program for girls in leadership roles in the state of Missouri. This was an interesting year to document the program, because for the first time in […]

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Kate Winslet in The Regime

The Regime: season 1 complete review with Kate Winslet for the win

The Regime, with Kate Winslet as a deranged head of state, is a look inside the bubble of power in a European country. Inside the palace things are chaotic, bizarre, and leap from one crazy notion to another at the

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Rachael Leigh Cook and Scott Ly in A Tourist's Guide to Love

A Tourist’s Guide to Love, gorgeous setting in Vietnam

A Tourist’s Guide to Love is a total rom-com, but it should be titled A Tourist’s Guide to Vietnam because it shows off the country so beautifully. Absolutely stunning looks at the country, the food, the cultural sites, the traditions,

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Billie Piper in Scoop

Scoop, getting Prince Andrew in the hot seat

Scoop tells the story of the interview by BBC News that forced Prince Andrew to remove himself from royal duties following the arrest and suicide of Jeffrey Epstein. The film was adapted from the book “Scoops” by Sam McAlister and

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Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, and John Cena in Blockers

Blockers, farcical parents and grounded kids

Blockers is several years old and finally hit the streamers, which means I watched it. This film is low brow comedy, raunchy, with physical gags and ridiculous situations. In other words, it’s funny. It’s about 3 over-protective parents who try

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Maggie Smith, Laura Linney, Kathy Bates, Agnes O'Casey, in The Miracle Club

The Miracle Club: EldersRock on the way to Lourdes

The Miracle Club merely needs to slap up a photo of the main characters, which include Maggie Smith, Kathy Bates and Laura Linney, to get me to agree to watch. May I say it? EldersRock! We’re off on a journey

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Kathryn Newton in Lisa Frankenstein

Lisa Frankenstein, a bonkers horror comedy

Lisa Frankenstein tells the story of Lisa (Kathryn Newton), a teen girl who falls in love with a reanimated corpse from a neglected graveyard. The name on the grave is Frankenstein. The Creature (Cole Sprouse) from the grave shows up

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Sophie Rundle in The Diplomat

The Diplomat, Sophie Rundle leads this BBC series

The Diplomat, this Diplomat, is a BBC six part series starring Sophie Rundle. It was released in 2023 just like the American series by the same name starring Keri Russell. The English made a vastly different diplomacy story in their

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Louisa Harland in Renegade Nell

Renegade Nell: a new series from Sally Wainwright

Renegade Nell burst forth with a little bit of a whole lot of things. There are murder accusations, magic sprites, evil dark arts, musical numbers, highway robbery, and political drama wrapped up in the story of Nell Jackson and her

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Peter Dinklage in She Came to Me

She Came to Me, an unexpected and humorous hidden gem

She Came to Me from writer and director Rebecca Miller is sort of a romance, but not really. It’s sort of a comedy, but not really. It’s a story about some slightly cracked people and families who somehow fit together.

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