“Emily in Paris” Is Best Left To The Experts

This show is not for amateurs. Like, if you mostly stick to "prestige television" or you have ever uttered the phrase, "I just don't have time for watching TV," then you may not be ready for Emily in Paris. That's right. I said not ready. Let me explain. I feel this is a series specifically … Continue reading “Emily in Paris” Is Best Left To The Experts

“Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” Knowing My Fate Is To Be Watching You

The truth is, I don't always gravitate toward Will Ferrell's movies. At this point I'd like to preemptively ask people to chill out. I'm not trying to disparage Will Ferrell or his movies or your taste in movies and I don't need you to convince me I'm wrong. It can be your thing without it … Continue reading “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” Knowing My Fate Is To Be Watching You

“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!

“Sweet Magnolias”: Too Much Or Just Enough Schmaltz?

I wasn't sure I was going to make it through the first episode of Sweet Magnolias, let alone all ten episodes, but I persevered (meaning I couldn't deal with expending the effort to find something else to watch) and I wasn't entirely sorry I did. Look, does this show sometimes feel like parts of it … Continue reading “Sweet Magnolias”: Too Much Or Just Enough Schmaltz?

Never Have I Ever Liked a Mindy Kaling Show As Much As I Did This One

Continuing my streak of initially mis-reading Netflix rom-coms, when I first saw the title Never Have I Ever, I assumed it was some psycho-sexual thriller in which I had zero interest. (Oh, how wrong I was!) Instead, Never Have I Ever is a delightful teen rom-com series from Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher filled with … Continue reading Never Have I Ever Liked a Mindy Kaling Show As Much As I Did This One