Fakes promo image. Becca in a pink coat, bucket hat and sunglasses, smiling while pointing to Zoe who is in a brown coat, bucket hat and is looking straight ahead. Behind them are images of fake IDs. Below it says: FAKE IT 'TIL YOU MAKE IT.

FAKES Season 1 (2022): A Sincerely Good Series

Watching all ten episodes of Fakes will likely leave you with some trust issues, but you can believe me when I say it's entirely worth it. The Canadian series—which recounts the story of two high school best friends accidentally-on-purpose building a huge fake-ID empire—doesn't move at the frenetic pace of a lot of Netflix shows, … Continue reading FAKES Season 1 (2022): A Sincerely Good Series

Title SEX EDUCATION in red letters against a background of trees and sky with Otis's red and white house nestled in the trees just below the words.

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

Title card for LOVE, VICTOR. LOVE is in white letters and VICTOR is in red.

Review: LOVE, VICTOR Season 1 (Probably) Algorithmically Guaranteed To Break A Streaming Funk

Friends, a couple of months ago this show pulled me out of a total streaming funk. Oh, sure I have a long list of promising movies and shows, but everything I started watching made my eyeballs roll and my brain drift. I just couldn't settle, and within five minutes I'd start looking for something new. … Continue reading Review: LOVE, VICTOR Season 1 (Probably) Algorithmically Guaranteed To Break A Streaming Funk

Review: PLAN B Is Yet Another Reproductive Rights Road Trip Comedy I Didn’t Know I Needed!

This is the second movie I've watched that pairs a teenage road-trip comedy with reproductive health, and I have mixed feelings. These things really shouldn't go together like peanut butter and jelly or cardboard boxes and cats. Emergency contraception and abortion should be easily and locally available to all the teens (and adults) who need … Continue reading Review: PLAN B Is Yet Another Reproductive Rights Road Trip Comedy I Didn’t Know I Needed!

Blonde teenage girl wearing a white shirt, light wash jeans, and white sneakers sitting next to a black and green haired girl wearing a black graphic tee-shirt over a neon green shirt, shorts, orange socks, and orange and black sneakers. They are sitting on a blue trans am in the middle of a road running through the desert.

UNpregnant: The Reproductive Health Road Trip Comedy I Didn’t Know I Needed

I did not have "goofy teenage road trip comedy about the difficulties of a teenager exercising her reproductive rights in the United States" on my fun movies to watch bingo card, but, wow, am I glad it popped up. UNpregnant tries to cram a lot of things into its hour and 43 minute runtime, which … Continue reading UNpregnant: The Reproductive Health Road Trip Comedy I Didn’t Know I Needed