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SACHERTORTE (2022): A Scrumptious Surprise of a Movie

This movie is like discovering you have one more of your favorite treats left than you thought. Or, it's like trying a variation of your favorite treat and realizing it's even more delicious than you thought possible. Whatever. My similes may not be watertight, but watching Sachertorte is definitely a delight. To a large degree, … Continue reading SACHERTORTE (2022): A Scrumptious Surprise of a Movie

Title image for Enola Homes. A teal door with a dappled glass window, which Enola is standing behind with her arms crossed. On it are the words Enola Holmes Detective Agency. At the bottom is the title.

ENOLA HOLMES 2: The Second Installment Nearly Outshines the First

Having settled into its characters and found its audience with the first movie, Enola Holmes 2 hits the ground running (literally and figuratively) and, in many ways, outshines its already wonderful predecessor. It’s a rare find in a sequel, and an even rarer find in a movie that runs a hair over two hours, but … Continue reading ENOLA HOLMES 2: The Second Installment Nearly Outshines the First

More YuleTubing With: YOUR CHRISTMAS OR MINE? (2022), SOMETHING FROM TIFFANY’S (2022), & I BELIEVE IN SANTA (2022)

YOUR CHRISTMAS OR MINE? (2022) SOMETHING FROM TIFFANY'S (2022) I BELIEVE IN SANTA (2022) YOUR CHRISTMAS OR MINE? (2022) This is a movie with a good premise, great actors, and a sweet ending, but I feel like it leans too much on misunderstandings and misery for its humor. Hayley (Cora Kirk) and James (Asa Butterfield) … Continue reading More YuleTubing With: YOUR CHRISTMAS OR MINE? (2022), SOMETHING FROM TIFFANY’S (2022), & I BELIEVE IN SANTA (2022)

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HEARTBREAK HIGH (2022): Is an Inclusive, Warm, Funny, and Insightful Series

Regrets, I have few. In this case I regret that I didn't start watching the Australian show Heartbreak High (2022- ) sooner. This inclusive, warm, funny, relatable series about a group of teens dealing with sex, relationships, school, parents, parties, and all the shit that society throws at them is a joy to immerse yourself … Continue reading HEARTBREAK HIGH (2022): Is an Inclusive, Warm, Funny, and Insightful Series

Fakes promo image. Becca in a pink coat, bucket hat and sunglasses, smiling while pointing to Zoe who is in a brown coat, bucket hat and is looking straight ahead. Behind them are images of fake IDs. Below it says: FAKE IT 'TIL YOU MAKE IT.

FAKES Season 1 (2022): A Sincerely Good Series

Watching all ten episodes of Fakes will likely leave you with some trust issues, but you can believe me when I say it's entirely worth it. The Canadian series—which recounts the story of two high school best friends accidentally-on-purpose building a huge fake-ID empire—doesn't move at the frenetic pace of a lot of Netflix shows, … Continue reading FAKES Season 1 (2022): A Sincerely Good Series