movie of the moment…

MaryAnn’s quick take: With cowardly mildness, white-bread mush A Man Called Otto misuses its star’s likability. Tom Hanks trying to be grumpy yet endearing has the opposite impact. He’s somehow less endearing than he’s been before. Read the review…

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directed by women

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande movie review: come as you are - Full of honesty and humanity, utterly lacking in shame over a basic human need, the female experience of which is almost universally ignored onscreen. Light, funny, diverting. So why was I bawling?

movies for the resistance

My So-Called Selfish Life documentary review: TFW you lack that certain “maternal instinct” - Dismantles myths about motherhood and misconceptions about child-free women with brisk, cheeky humor and intersectionality, and begins to build the cultural scripts we need for paths without kids.

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Harry & Meghan yellow light Harry & Meghan: Vol I television review: royal rumble counterpunch - There is little here we did not already know, but this is nevertheless a fascinating counterpoint to royal propaganda. Kudos to Harry’s audacity at being unwilling to perpetuate a noxious paradigm.