Against a yellow background and drawing of Roman ruins Lina stands in a red dress holding a cone of Pistachio gelato. Alessandro is to the left in a suit behind her and Lorenzo on the right behind her her. Both are also holding gelato. Above it says Love and Gelato

LOVE AND GELATO (2022): A Flavorless, Sticky Mess…With Good Scenery and a Goat

Please note: This review is based on the movie adaptation only. I have no prior knowledge of the book. Even if you appropriately adjust your expectations for Love and Gelato to be a just passable coming-of-age, rom-com adjacent movie, it's still kinda a slog to watch. The acting is exhaustingly forced. The characters are barely … Continue reading LOVE AND GELATO (2022): A Flavorless, Sticky Mess…With Good Scenery and a Goat

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Choose a title from the list below, or scroll down to read them all: No Exit (2022)The Tourist (2022)Pieces of Her (2022)The Weekend Away (2022)Windfall (2022)Reacher (2022) No Exit (2022) Please hang up your disbelief, leave your critical thought at the door, and let your brain slip into something comfy to watch No Exit, an … Continue reading Review: Thrilling and Not-So-Thrilling Thrillers—NO EXIT (2022), THE TOURIST (2022), PIECES OF HER (2022), THE WEEKEND AWAY (2022), WINDFALL (2022), REACHER (2022)

Title image. Against an orange background the text says: From Shondaland who brought you BRIDGERTON and SCANDAL, INVENTING ANNA, Inspired by the true story of a total fake, Feb. 11 Netflix. Anna, wearing handcuffs is reaching up her hand to adjust her signature black framed glasses as she stares directly at the camera.

Review: The Netflix Series INVENTING ANNA is Kind of a Scam

Hold on. Did I just get scammed by watching the series Inventing Anna, which is about the twenty-something-year-old fake German Heiress Anna Sorokin? Because I have been waiting weeks for the series to drop, and I watched all of it, but 600 whole minutes of largely pro-conwoman propaganda, really?!? That feels like a farce. Or … Continue reading Review: The Netflix Series INVENTING ANNA is Kind of a Scam

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Choose a title from the list below or scroll down to read them all: Anxious PeopleStay CloseDon't Look UpDancing QueensFalling for FigaroThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie SocietyThe Afterlife of the Party ANXIOUS PEOPLE (2021) Content Warning: Suicide, addiction. Who knew there could be such a heartwarming series about hostages? Let alone one that … Continue reading A Ream of Unrelated Reviews: ANXIOUS PEOPLE; STAY CLOSE; DON’T LOOK UP; DANCING QUEENS; FALLING FOR FIGARO; THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY & AFTERLIFE OF THE PARTY