At first glance, the premise of both the American and the Israeli version of The Baker and The Beauty (which is not a reality show as I, based only on the title, originally thought) seems as likely to crumble as a stale croissant, but, as the show progresses, it reveals some deliciously laminated layers that … Continue reading “The Baker & The Beauty”: A Two For One Special!
Friends, I can't possibly review all the things I watch. Less because I watch so many things (though I most certainly do) and more because my brain only works a fraction of the time and writing reviews is harder than it looks (this is only sometimes true, but don't tell anyone). So, in an effort … Continue reading Things I Watched Without You: American Murdery Things
I wasn't sure I was going to make it through the first episode of Sweet Magnolias, let alone all ten episodes, but I persevered (meaning I couldn't deal with expending the effort to find something else to watch) and I wasn't entirely sorry I did. Look, does this show sometimes feel like parts of it … Continue reading “Sweet Magnolias”: Too Much Or Just Enough Schmaltz?
Honestly, I have never finished a rom-com and thought, "I wish there were a sequel so I could see what happens now that the delicious will-they won't-they is over, now that they have finally fought, broken up, and gotten back together, now that the relationship is settled, and now that they're, presumably, on their way … Continue reading To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You
Because this isn’t really a remake (or even an adaptation) of the original, I’m not going to bother laying out the ways in which this series is or isn’t like the 1994 movie by the same name that launched 1,000 swoons for Hugh Grant. Though, while young Hugh Grant is quite lovely, my favorite character … Continue reading Four Weddings and a Funeral (2019)