A Clean Start (Series Review: “Maid”)

SnapShot Plot Based on the real-life memoir by best-selling author, Stephanie Land, entitled “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive”, this 10-part dramatic series stars Margaret Qualley in a star-making role … Continue Reading →


Up in Flames (Film Review: “Burnt”)

Burnt may not be the last word on the ‘Bad Boy’ chef trope, but it’s still an entertaining potboiler of one man’s journey to self. . . plus it’s always fun to watch Bradley Cooper, especially when he’s dicing, slicing and yelling in both English and French. Continue Reading →


God Only Knows (Film Review: “Love & Mercy”)

A rapturous yet tragic biopic of legendary Beach Boy and musical icon, Brian Wilson, both then and now, in an astonishing dual performance by John Cusack and Paul Dano. Continue Reading →