Stranded Sisters (Series Review: “The Wilds”)

A captivating series about a group of troubled teenaged girls stranded on a deserted island. It’s ‘Lost’ meets ‘Lord of the Flies’ with a Feminist ‘Hunger Games’ chaser.

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The Dangers of Disappointment (Film Review: “Pieces of a Woman”)

When Grief mixes with Guilt. . . a shattering portrait of loss after the crushing tragedy of a home birth gone horribly wrong. Continue Reading →


The Business of Caring (Film Review: “I Care A Lot”)

A hilariously dark spin on the legal guardianship paradigm. . . and a cautionary tale about getting your affairs in order while you still can. Continue Reading →


Singing to the Troops (Film Review: “The Sapphires”)

Based on a true story, a feel-good Aussie tale about a group of Aboriginal girls with big dreams of singing professionally and seeing the world. The Vietnam War was an unexpected first stage. Continue Reading →


Sound of Silence (Film Review: “Sound of Metal”)

Riz Ahmed captivates as a heavy metal drummer who goes inexplicably and profoundly deaf, seemingly overnight. A raw observation of a life in transition. Continue Reading →


64 Squares (Series Review: “The Queen’s Gambit”)

The instantly addictive story of a brilliant young mind who takes the world of chess by storm, while a battle between genius and addiction rages within. It’s a must-see. Continue Reading →


Just Below the Surface (Film Review: “The Dig”)

Based on the true story of the archeological wonder discovered in an English widow’s pasture on the eve of WWII. A moving elegy about the permanence of Death and the continuum of Life. Continue Reading →