There is no soft landing into the series Flack. No introductions. No helpfully informative conversations. No soft intro music. Nope. It just—BAM!—drops you directly into the shit. In the opening scene, as the camera moves through a hotel room strewn with the leftovers of a wild night, we hear what sounds like a man and … Continue reading Review: Brace Yourself For Impact When Watching “Flack” Season 1
Please note: The last episode of Season 1 and much of Season 2 include many sequences filmed from the perspective of someone who has extremely blurry vision. There are also references to traumatic brain injuries and to people having their assistive devices and therapy dogs stolen, which, understandably, may be upsetting to watch. I wouldn't have … Continue reading Review: “Patriot” Was Not a Show I Expected to Like or Review, But Life is Full of Surprises
Friends, I can't possibly review all the things I watch. Less because I watch so many things (though I most certainly do) and more because my brain only works a fraction of the time and writing reviews is harder than it looks (this is only sometimes true, but don't tell anyone). So, in an effort … Continue reading Things I Watched Without You: Women Getting Shit Done
Fair warning: I am not a Lifetime movie buff, so this is very much the review of an outsider. The exciting thing about Christmas Ever After is not the plot (which is sparse) or the pacing (which is somewhere between leisurely and lethargic). No, the exciting thing is that one of the romantic leads is … Continue reading “Christmas Ever After”
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!