Many Movie Reviews (Mostly Rom-Coms): THE HATING GAME (2021); FINDING YOU (2021); CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET? (2021); TALL GIRL (2019); MIXTAPE (2021), BOOK OF LOVE (2022); I WANT YOU BACK (2022)

THE HATING GAME (2021)FINDING YOU (2021)CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET? (2021)TALL GIRL (2019)MIXTAPE (2021)BOOK OF LOVE (2022)I WANT YOU BACK (2021) THE HATING GAME (2021) Good chemistry between romantic leads can go a really long way in your run-of-the-mill rom-com. And it's basically what carries The Hating Game through all one hour and forty-two minutes. … Continue reading Many Movie Reviews (Mostly Rom-Coms): THE HATING GAME (2021); FINDING YOU (2021); CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET? (2021); TALL GIRL (2019); MIXTAPE (2021), BOOK OF LOVE (2022); I WANT YOU BACK (2022)

Title poster for the THE CHRISTMAS SETUP. The title is in red and gold letters. Below Fran Drescher in a red plaid belted top holds mistletoe over Patrick's (in a green sweater) and Hugo's (in a red sweater) heads. Patrick's arm is around Hugo's shoulder and Hugo is kissing Patrick's cheek.

Review: Set Yourself a YuleTubing Date With THE CHRISTMAS SETUP

The Christmas Setup is a sweet movie that sometimes moves more slowly than a line of cars in a 1980s mall parking lot at Christmas-time. Personally, I have a deep wish that they had kept the same storyline of Fran Drescher as a widowed mother determined to set up her home-for-the-holidays, somewhat uptight, big-city lawyer … Continue reading Review: Set Yourself a YuleTubing Date With THE CHRISTMAS SETUP

Review: Brace Yourself For Impact When Watching “Flack” Season 1

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

Man wearing a light colored suit, sitting with his back to the viewer in a large cement tube. Ahead of him is a scrubby lot and a brick industrial building.

Review: “Patriot” Was Not a Show I Expected to Like or Review, But Life is Full of Surprises

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