TV Thinky Thoughts: American Crime Edition

So I’ve been watching American Crime recently. Light Spoilers Ahead. (Source:atvfest.org) It’s not the best show but it’s interesting. The season finale is next week and honestly I can’t wait because I just want to know how the “American Crime” happened. I never did have the patience for long drawn out mysteries. Also this showContinue reading “TV Thinky Thoughts: American Crime Edition”

Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: A Lesbian Mid-Life Crisis

This was originally written in March 2014.  (Source: concussionmovie.com) Concussion tells the story of Abby, played amazingly by Robin Weigert, who becomes an escort after suffering a concussion and starts to hate her Jersey suburban life. It is the debut film of writer-director Stacie Passon and is a 90-minute feature that is low key andContinue reading “Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: A Lesbian Mid-Life Crisis”

Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: Dead Wife +Dead Daughter=Horrible Characterization

This was originally posted in January 2014. I noticed something after watching two films in January that I am sure others have too: male characters can have super weak characterization. I’m going to get back to this point but let me tell you how I got there. I watched a lot of films during theContinue reading “Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: Dead Wife +Dead Daughter=Horrible Characterization”

Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: A Somber Love Letter to the Black Panther Movement

This Adventure was originally written in February 2014. (Source: IMP Awards) In honor of Black History Month, my Adventures in Netflix will all be about films made by black filmmakers. Black Filmmakers are telling wonderful stories but are unfortunately bypassed due to a variety of factors such as lack of funding/ distribution support and theContinue reading “Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: A Somber Love Letter to the Black Panther Movement”