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Short Reviews: FIRE ISLAND (2022); MOONSHOT (2022); LANGUAGE LESSONS (2021); BAKERY IN BROOKLYN (2016); SAVING FACE (2004)

Choose a title from the list below or scroll down to read them all: FIRE ISLAND (2022)MOONSHOT (2022)LANGUAGE LESSONS (2021)BAKERY IN BROOKLYN (2016)SAVING FACE (2004) FIRE ISLAND (2022) From the chatter I'd been hearing online I expected this to be a euphoric romp of a rom-com centered on Asian men that manages to not lose … Continue reading Short Reviews: FIRE ISLAND (2022); MOONSHOT (2022); LANGUAGE LESSONS (2021); BAKERY IN BROOKLYN (2016); SAVING FACE (2004)

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Short Reviews: MARRY ME (2022); SOMEBODY SOMEWHERE (2022); CODA (2021); WITHOUT SAYING GOODBYE (2022); DONKEYHEAD (2022)

Choose a title from the list or scroll down to read them all: MARRY ME (2022)SOMEBODY SOMEWHERE (2022)CODA (2021)HASTA QUE NOS VOLVAMOS A ENCONTRAR (WITHOUT SAYING GOODBYE) (2022)DONKEYHEAD (2022) marry me (2022) I really wanted to like Marry Me. I have a soft spot for Jennifer Lopez-led rom-coms, and especially for the way she always, … Continue reading Short Reviews: MARRY ME (2022); SOMEBODY SOMEWHERE (2022); CODA (2021); WITHOUT SAYING GOODBYE (2022); DONKEYHEAD (2022)

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)

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

Title Image with Prince Tomas and looking to the left and Izzy looking over her right shoulder at the camera. Behind him is his castle. Behind her is a bridge. At the bottom it says. A Netflix Film. The Royal Treatment.

Review: Set Realistic Expectations for Watching THE ROYAL TREATMENT

First things first. I don't have patience for complaints about The Royal Treatment that focus on the stiff acting or the formulaic plot. Absolutely no one on planet earth should go into a movie about a New York City hairdresser and a Prince from the made up country of Lavania expecting anything but pure rom-com … Continue reading Review: Set Realistic Expectations for Watching THE ROYAL TREATMENT