TV Review: Hanna, Season 1

Amazon Studios (Amazon Prime)Season Year: 2019Genre: Action, DramaCreator: David FarrStarring: Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Rhianne Barreto Hanna is a remake of the 2011 movie of the same name. But here’s the thing, I had forgotten all about the movie. So I watched this with no idea it was a remake until I was … Continue reading TV Review: Hanna, Season 1


Movie Review: Detective Pikachu

Detective Pikachu: Ryan ReynoldsTim Goodman: Justice SmithLucy Stevens: Kathryn Newton I want to set this up by first telling you that I am a big kid. I own a ridiculous number of toys for an adult, including some Pokemon (stuffies, plastic figures, trading cards, jewelry, etc.). I refused to "grow up" a long time ago … Continue reading Movie Review: Detective Pikachu

The Handmaid’s Tale

I'm definitely behind the majority, having finished watching Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale just a few weeks ago. But I'm sure I'm not the only one that was on the fence about watching the series. I'm a person who prefers the book before the screen. So when The Handmaid's Tale started making headlines, I borrowed the … Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale

Miniseries Review: The Book of Negroes

To continue with the challenge for Black History Month, I headed over to Hulu to see what they had to offer. I like the way they have categories laid out and it was easy to find something that caught my attention. I'm very glad I checked there. I chose a miniseries originally made for BET, … Continue reading Miniseries Review: The Book of Negroes

Black Earth Rising

February is Black History Month and a coworker suggested watching something new that features black talent each day. I've decided to take up that challenge to watch some things I haven't before. I started with a series she had mentioned. Black Earth Rising is a BBC Two series that is currently available on Netflix. It's … Continue reading Black Earth Rising

Grace and Frankie

I finished binge-watching season five of Grace and Frankie on Netflix last Sunday. As usual, I'm left with this mix of feelings and, like finishing a good book, I yearn for more. In case you haven't seen it yourself, Grace and Frankie is a series on Netflix staring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Martin Sheen, and … Continue reading Grace and Frankie

Movie Review: Ocean’s 8

The ladies killed it! I was so thrilled to hear how well Ocean's 8 did on opening weekend but disappointed I wasn't part of those first viewers. This is one I couldn't miss in the theater though. The film did not disappoint. All of the ladies were stunning and performed their roles better than I … Continue reading Movie Review: Ocean’s 8