Short Reviews: MAJA MA (2022), SOMEBODY I USED TO KNOW (2023), I’M TOTALLY FINE (2023)

MAJA MA (2022) SOMEBODY I USED TO KNOW (2023) I'M TOTALLY FINE (2022) MAJA MA (2022) I enjoyed this bittersweet and intimate look at sexuality, bias, and cultural expectations through the lens of a devoted, dedicated, and diligent wife and mother.  Tejas Patel (Ritwik Bhowmik) is very excited to get engaged to his Indian-American girlfriend … Continue reading Short Reviews: MAJA MA (2022), SOMEBODY I USED TO KNOW (2023), I’M TOTALLY FINE (2023)

Shortish Reviews Of: TICKET TO PARADISE (2022); THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING (2022); DARBY AND THE DEAD (2022); HOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN (2022)

TICKET TO PARADISE (2022) THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING (2022) DARBY AND THE DEAD (2022) HOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN (2022) TICKET TO PARADISE (2022) First of all, and I really need to get this off my chest, they have a character graduating from a four-year college in the United States and planning … Continue reading Shortish Reviews Of: TICKET TO PARADISE (2022); THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING (2022); DARBY AND THE DEAD (2022); HOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN (2022)

Rosaline sitting in a richly appointed room. On the wall is a painting of Romeo and Juliet on the balcony. "Meet Romeo's Ex" is written in pink spray paint that drips a bit. "The love story you know. The ex you don't. Title at the bottom in pink letters.

ROSALINE (2022): A Boisterous Romp Where Kaitlyn Dever Shines and Women Do More Winning

Rosaline, which is told from the perspective of Romeo's ex-girlfriend, is a silly, boisterous romp from start to finish. If you demand accuracy in your Shakespearean pieces—or you decry modern language where it shouldn't be—you should probably skip it. That's also true if you don't like women asserting their autonomy, but then there is just … Continue reading ROSALINE (2022): A Boisterous Romp Where Kaitlyn Dever Shines and Women Do More Winning