I first heard of a novel called The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society from the blog of a film school acquaintance of mine. She’d posted a reading challenge sign-up for the novel on her Facebook page, because she had loved the book and was excited that it was about to become a Netflix movie.… Continue reading Netflix Film The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: Not as Spectacular as I’d Hoped
Update: Season 2 has a few additional moral issues to be aware of, highlighted below. When I was about 32 weeks pregnant with my now 7-month old son, my husband and I had just finished the show we’d been watching nightly on Netflix and needed something new to try. This was right as the antsy… Continue reading What Makes Netflix Original “The Crown” So Good?
I’ve been a fan of historical drama since my pre-teen days of reading things like Little Women and wondering why Little House on the Prairie was so boring. So I do love when I happen upon a movie, or even more so a series, that is set in some interesting time period of the past… Continue reading AMC’s Turn is an Excellent Historical Drama
I’m kind of a sucker for historical dramas. Especially romances. So when I saw the trailer for Allied, which hinted at both a romance and a thriller aspect that would keep Luke interested, I added the movie to mental Redbox list. The concept is strong: Brad Pitt, a WWII spy, meets beautiful female WWII spy,… Continue reading The Trouble with the Allied