Title for VALERIA. Valeria is written in light purple cursive. The background is a darker purple. There is a manual typewriter with a piece of pizza sticking out, a desk lamp, a cup with pencils, a car running into some scrabble tiles, and behind that a plastic mini-blind.

Review: VALERIA is Worth Watching for the Plot and the GBFs

Let us raise our voices and praise the Casting Directors who have brought before our eyes these many and varied Genetically Blessed Faces!!  Okay, okay, maybe that's not a fair place to start a review about Valeria, which explores the deep and intimate love characteristic of women's friendships. The series, which is written, directed, and … Continue reading Review: VALERIA is Worth Watching for the Plot and the GBFs

Review: Mix Your Brain Cells Tiny Martinis And Let Them Relax While You Watch RESORT TO LOVE

I am immensely confused and distracted by the title Resort to Love. You don't usually think of people having to resort to love. Resort to violence? Sure. Force? Absolutely. But love? Nope. Because that's a positive thing and language has rules and guidelines and that's how we all make sense of stuff. Frankly, I think … Continue reading Review: Mix Your Brain Cells Tiny Martinis And Let Them Relax While You Watch RESORT TO LOVE

Review: NEVER HAVE I EVER Season 2—The Good, The Not-As-Good, The Genetically Blessed

You can find my review of the first season of Never Have I Ever here. Ever since the (somewhat disappointing) final kiss of the first season of Never Have I Ever, I've been waiting not-so-patiently for the second season of this delightful teen rom-com series. The first season was filled with grief, loss, humor, and … Continue reading Review: NEVER HAVE I EVER Season 2—The Good, The Not-As-Good, The Genetically Blessed

Movie poster for "Save Haven." Josh Duhamel and Kate in front of a beach. He is holding the sides of her face while their mouths move toward each other as if they are about to kiss.

Review: Let Me Save You the Trouble of Watching “Safe Haven”

Content Warning: The movie includes depictions of domestic violence. Also, the movie is not good. Uh, yeah. Save Haven is not a good movie. It's not like I went into it with especially high expectations, but, you know, Josh Duhamel is not unpleasant to look at and he was perfectly fine in The Lost Husband, … Continue reading Review: Let Me Save You the Trouble of Watching “Safe Haven”