It is hard to imagine Charlize Theron getting any more badass than her role as Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road.  But then you remember: physical combat is way cooler than raw ignition and guns, and we are talking about Charlize Theron here. If you want to see Charlize Theron kickin’ ass (literally) […]Read more "Atomic Blonde (2017)"
In Summer 2017, there are too many things streaming on Netflix. More Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, more House of Cards, more new shows like Friends From College, a million amazing stand-up specials by the likes of Hasan Minhaj and others (so many, at this point, that I can’t remember), and another hundred things that I am […]Read more "GLOW: A Bright Spot on Netflix’s Lineup"
Note: This is a work of fiction. I am shaving my legs again. I am in a hurry, but I take my time around my ankle, the part near the top of my foot. The last time I went into a meeting after rushing around my ankles, I had obvious blood spots in my stockings. […]Read more "Basic 7.35"
I went to write a list this morning about the women in my life who have been an influence and inspiration to me. While I was theoretically limiting the list to those women who are older than me, whom I have looked up to my entire life as examples of successful women in all their […]Read more "International Women’s Day 2017"
As you may have heard, Get Out is one of the best films of the year so far. I am here to tell you that Jordan Peele’s solo debut as a filmmaker is not to be missed. Get Out is a succinct film that is enjoyable from start to end. It uses crystal clear […]Read more "Get Out (2017)"
This is not a self-motivational post about New Year’s Resolutions, as most resolutions are bunk by February. Not to be the bearer of bad news, but the science of change is hard. You cannot become a new person over night, no matter how hard you try. It is something that is frightening and exhilirating, if […]Read more "Resolute in the New Year"
Summer vacation is the feeling of freedom: waking up (or staying up) late to the drone of a cool air conditioner, endless iced coffees to beat the heat, and long nights where the clouds change from white, to yellow, to pink, an almost a tropical oasis. That is, of course, if you have time off […]Read more "Netflix 2016 – Summer Good, Summer Great: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"