Trained to Kill (Series Review: “Hanna”)

The captivating series based on the 2011 film, about a young girl raised in the woods by her father to be the perfect assassin. Until she discovers she’s not the only one.
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Joining the Family (Film Review: “The Power of the Dog”)

An unnervingly suspenseful period family drama about two rancher brothers whose delicate yet dysfunctional relationship is toppled when one brings a widow and her son home to join the family. This can’t end well. Continue Reading →


Who Killed Tim Kono? (Series Review: “Only Murders in the Building”)

A delightfully sneaky send-up of true crime fandom in the podcast culture, with a nod to the eccentricities of Uptown NYC lifestyles. Continue Reading →


A Sanctified Servitude (Series Review: “The Handmaid’s Tale”)

A Feminist Dystopian nightmare serves as exceptional TV and socio-political cautionary tale. Chilling on all counts.
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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 →