Honestly, I think the best way to approach the movie Wild Mountain Thyme is to think of it like an absurdist play set in a version of Ireland rather than the Ireland. Or perhaps it's in someone's interpretation of their ancestor's water-colored, time-worn memories of Ireland. (John Patrick Shanley, who wrote the movie and the … Continue reading Review: Is WILD MOUNTAIN THYME What Happens When a Rom-Com Has a Fever Dream?
There should be a word for the feeling you get upon finding a series to stream that just clicks for you. A series that creates a reality you want to marinate in for as long as possible. Bingetopia? Telecstasy? Streamjoyment? Happy Streams? Probably none of those. But it is definitely the feeling I have while … Continue reading Review: “Call My Agent” is a Beautiful Bingetopia
Please note: The opening minute or so is blurry with fast and bumpy camera movements. You know, watching Moxie was both thrilling and disappointing. Thrilling because it's about a group of teenage girls protesting the casual misogyny and sexual assault teenage boys perpetrate at their school without any repercussions. Disappointing because teenage boys getting away … Continue reading Review: “Moxie” Made Me Feel Many Feelings
Content Warning for the Series: Self-harm, references to sexual assault and abuse, disordered eating. The first thing I need to say is that Ginny and Georgia is not the second coming of the Gilmore Girls. Nor should it be. Yes, it is a show about a mother and daughter with only a fifteen-year age gap … Continue reading Review: “Ginny and Georgia” Doesn’t Need to be the Second Coming of the “Gilmore Girls”
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