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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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Review: LOVE & ANARCHY (Kärlek & Anarki) is So Good That I’ve Watched it Twice…So Far

I almost missed out on Love and Anarchy. The trailer, as trailers often do, strips the series of its depth and pacing, which left me thinking it would be a lot of awkward angles and sucker punches. But I was wrong. So wrong. I've seen the series described in a lot of ways—workplace comedy, dramedy, … Continue reading Review: LOVE & ANARCHY (Kärlek & Anarki) is So Good That I’ve Watched it Twice…So Far

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Review: Read Why SEX EDUCATION S3 is Perhaps the Best Season Yet

Perhaps THE most important thing to know about season 3 of Sex Education? Otis's (Asa Butterfield) moustache doesn't stick around for more than an episode. And thank goodness for that; my spirit could not have borne more of that lifeless lip-caterpillar. Why do wispy moustaches often look so creepy? That's rhetorical. Only our guts know … Continue reading Review: Read Why SEX EDUCATION S3 is Perhaps the Best Season Yet

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Review: GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE Where All The Women (But Especially The Librarians) Are Badasses

A bit of advice? If you're wondering where they came up with the name Gunpowder Milkshake don't, for example, search for the phrase in the Urban Dictionary. I didn't, but my husband did and, judging by the look on his usually unflappable face, it was a doozy of a definition. And really, you don't need … Continue reading Review: GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE Where All The Women (But Especially The Librarians) Are Badasses

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Review: Make THIS WAY UP Season 2 Your Next Binge Watch

The first thing I thought when I started watching Season 2 of This Way Up was, I hope we get to watch Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan as arguing, supportive, joking, somewhat co-dependent sisters until they're well into old age. I like to imagine all the ways the act will get richer, funnier, more nuanced, … Continue reading Review: Make THIS WAY UP Season 2 Your Next Binge Watch