Bright & Shiny Things To Watch (And a Few To Avoid) On The Solstice! Or Whenever Else You Want, Obviously!

Last year I wasn't sure I would review any Christmas movies. (I was going to write Holiday movies there, but there is no point pretending these movies are anything but full-on YuleTubing.) Oh, how the times have changed. This year I have watched and written about so many Christmas movies and shows that I'm concerned … Continue reading Bright & Shiny Things To Watch (And a Few To Avoid) On The Solstice! Or Whenever Else You Want, Obviously!

“The Kissing Booth 1 & 2” Let’s Plow Through The Patriarchy Together!

Look, let me start by telling you what I didn't strongly dislike about the movie The Kissing Booth:  1. Its portrayal of an intimate and wholly platonic friendship between a teenage girl and boy.  2. Molly Ringwald, though I question why she agreed to be in this movie.  Aaaand, that's pretty much it. But don't … Continue reading “The Kissing Booth 1 & 2” Let’s Plow Through The Patriarchy Together!

Not “For Love or Money” Would I Watch This Again

Some studies suggest that focusing on the positive can lead to greater happiness. So, let me say that the lighting in For Love or Money was sometimes nice, the acting was fine, and the shots of the countryside were charming. And people were gainfully employed by making this movie, which I'm sure was something they … Continue reading Not “For Love or Money” Would I Watch This Again