Undone (Season 2) Review

Year: 2022 Episodes: 8 (~25 minutes) Creators: Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Kate Purdy Voice Stars: Rosa Salazar, Bob Odenkirk, Constance Marie, Holley Fain, Angelique Cabral By Tom Moore The first season of Prime Video’s breakout adult animated series “Undone” delivered some amazing mind-bending animation that drove its incredibly emotional story led by a fantastic performance from Rosa Salazar. In its follow-up season, “Undone” continues Alma’s (Salazar) journey … Continue reading Undone (Season 2) Review

TV Review: “Roar”

By Morgan Roberts In the new AppleTV+ series, universal womanhood issues are tackled in varying metaphorical ways. “Roar” (2022), the new anthology series from Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, has everything from a woman becoming invisible to others to a woman falling in love with an abusive duck to a woman sitting on a shelf like a trophy. Flahive and Mensch previously wrote and produced … Continue reading TV Review: “Roar”

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Lynn Shelton

By Morgan Roberts There are a number of women who are trailblazers behind the camera, but none as remarkable as Lynn Shelton. Raised in Seattle, Shelton’s earlier career was in editing for work in the area as well as creating experimental short films. In 2003, Shelton saw Claire Denis at Seattle’s Northwest Forum. At the talk, Denis discussed her start in directing and how she … Continue reading Women’s History Month Spotlight: Lynn Shelton

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SXSW 2022 Review: “Atlas of the Heart”

In a world where we scroll to find the right GIF or emoji for a social media post, best-selling author and researcher Brené Brown wants to give us the words to express ourselves better in the HBO Max series “Atlas of the Heart.” More in this review from film site In Their Own League. Continue reading SXSW 2022 Review: “Atlas of the Heart”

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mokey and Wembley from “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock”

By Joan Amenn Hold on to your Baloobius! I had a rare and amazing opportunity to chat with Mokey (Donna Kimball) and Wembley (Jordon Lockhart) about their new series, “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock.” It was an unforgettable experience and I only hope that the Fraggles had as much fun as I did. Joan: Hi Mokey! Hi Wembley! Thank you for talking with me. … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mokey and Wembley from “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock”

AlRawabi School For Girls: A Thrilling and Thought-Provoking Lambasting of Patriarchy

Film critic Calum Cooper writes about the power and themes of Netflix’s criminally underrated Arabic drama series, AlRawabi School For Girls. Continue reading AlRawabi School For Girls: A Thrilling and Thought-Provoking Lambasting of Patriarchy

Review: We Are Lady Parts, Season 1

Year: 2021 Runtime: 24 minutes per episode Director/Writer: Nida Manzoor Actors: Anjana Vasan, Sarah Kameela, Impey, Faith Omole, Lucie Shorthouse, Aiysha Hart, Zaqi Ismail, Demmy Ladipo By Joan Amenn As a relatively new streaming service, Peacock TV (a subsidiary of NBC and named after its logo) has a few outstanding series that sadly, may get overlooked amongst the bigger budgeted, more recognized shows from the … Continue reading Review: We Are Lady Parts, Season 1

Review: Lisey’s Story, Episodes 1 &2

Year: 2021 Runtime: 60 minutes per episode Director: Pablo Larrain Writer: Stephen King (novel and screenplay) Actors: Julianne Moore, Joan Allen, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Clive Owen, Ron Cephas Jones, Dane DeHaan, Omar Metwally, Brian Hutchinson, Peter Scolari By Joan Amenn “Every marriage keeps its own secrets.” -Stephen King Premiering this weekend on Apple TV, Stephen King’s “Lisey’s Story” (2021) is adapted for the screen by … Continue reading Review: Lisey’s Story, Episodes 1 &2