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GINNY & GEORGIA S2: Stomps Out the GILMORE GIRLS Comparisons, Gets Darker, Messier, More Interesting

CW: Self-harm, depression, disordered eating, domestic violence, gun violence. I like the way the second season of Ginny and Georgia, whether intentionally or not, crushes any remaining tired comparisons to the Gilmore Girls under it's heel like some discarded chili cheese fries from Luke's Diner. This season also dispenses with cute hideouts behind loose floorboards … Continue reading GINNY & GEORGIA S2: Stomps Out the GILMORE GIRLS Comparisons, Gets Darker, Messier, More Interesting

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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

A STORM FOR CHRISTMAS & I HATE CHRISTMAS: For When You Need Some Melancholy in Your YuleTubing

A STORM FOR CHRISTMAS If you, like me, spend part of every Yuletide bemoaning the end of the Norwegian series Home for Christmas, then you’ll likely be happy to see that A Storm for Christmas (which stars many of the same actors and has some of the same writers) has blown into Netflix just in … Continue reading A STORM FOR CHRISTMAS & I HATE CHRISTMAS: For When You Need Some Melancholy in Your YuleTubing

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THE NOEL DIARY (2022): A Romantic Holiday Drama with Potential That Faceplants the Landing

Into everyone's Christmas movie-watching some treacle will seep, and with The Noel Diary you may find yourself knee-deep—which isn't all bad. This movie, which is about the relationship between a famous writer dealing with the aftermath of his estranged mother's death and a woman who is trying to locate her birth mother, starts off okay … Continue reading THE NOEL DIARY (2022): A Romantic Holiday Drama with Potential That Faceplants the Landing

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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