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“A New York Christmas Wedding” 2020 - Film Review & Analysis

“A New York Christmas Wedding” 2020 - Film Review & Analysis

December 5, 2020

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(Adriana DeMeo & Nia Fairweather in "A New York Christmas Wedding" 2020. Courtesy of Netflix)

"A NEW YORK CHRISTMAS WEDDING"

U.S.A. , 2020

Written / Directed by: Otoja Abit

Starring: Nia Fairweather, Adriana DeMeo, Cooper Koch

Netflix Synopsis: As her wedding nears, a bride-to-be is visited by an angel who reveals what could have been if she'd followed feelings for her childhood best friend.
 
Watch Trailer: Here
 
Music: 
Jose Gomez & Raymond Velez
 
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“Lady Cha Cha” - EASY (2017)

“Lady Cha Cha” - EASY (2017)

August 10, 2020

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Kiersey Clemons & Jacqueline Toboni in "Easy" (2017)

 

"Lady Cha Cha" - EASY (US, 2016-2019)

Written & Directed by: Joe Swanberg

Starring: Kiersey Clemons and Jacqueline Toboni

IMDB Synopsis: A budding burlesque dancer challenges her girlfriend's double standards about art, sex and feminism.
 

 

“Vegan Cinderella” - EASY (2016)

“Vegan Cinderella” - EASY (2016)

July 7, 2020

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Kiersey Clemons and Jacqueline Toboni in "Easy"

"VEGAN CINDERELLA" - EASY (US, 2016-2019)

Written & Directed by: Joe Swanberg

Starring: Kiersey Clemons and Jacqueline Toboni

IMDB Synopsis: After a passionate night with a vegan activist, a sheltered student abandons her bacon-eating, carbon-emitting ways.
 
“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” 2019 - Film Review & Analysis

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” 2019 - Film Review & Analysis

June 12, 2020

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"PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE"/"PORTRAIT DE LA JEUNE FILLE EN FEU"

France, 2019

Written / Directed by: Céline Sciamma

Starring: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel

IMDB Synopsis:On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
 
Watch Trailer: Here
 
 
Featuring music: 
“The Favourite” 2018 - Film Review

“The Favourite” 2018 - Film Review

June 10, 2020
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Emma Stone in "The Favourite" 
 
"THE FAVOURITE" 2018
Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos
Starring: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz
IMDB Synopsis:In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne (Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Weisz) governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail (Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
 
Watch Trailer: Here
 
Featuring music: Louane & Tegan & Sara
“The L Word: Generation Q” 2020 - Season 1 Review

“The L Word: Generation Q” 2020 - Season 1 Review

January 31, 2020

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"THE L WORD: GENERATION Q" SEASON 1 2019
Created by: Ilene Chaiken, Kathy Greenberg, Michele Abbott
Starring: Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig, Leisha Hailey, Arienne Mandi, Jacqueline Toboni, Rosanny Zayas, Leo Sheng
IMDB Synopsis: Groundbreaking drama series The L Word® revolutionized a generation. This fall the highly anticipated sequel The L Word®: Generation Q debuts. Returning cast Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey will resume their original roles.
 
Watch Trailer: Here
 
Featuring music: Lizzo & Billie Eilish
“Nanette” - Film Review

“Nanette” - Film Review

July 3, 2018

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(Hannah Gadsby Netflix) 

"NANETTE" 2018
Directed by: Jon OlbMadeleine Parry
Written by: Hannah Gadsby
Starring: Hannah Gadsby
Synopsis: Hannah Gadsby's stand-up comedy at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.
 
Watch Trailer: Here
 
Featuring music: "Apes**t" - The Carters
 
“HEARTS BEAT LOUD” 2018 - Film Review

“HEARTS BEAT LOUD” 2018 - Film Review

June 30, 2018

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(Kiersey Clemons & Sasha Lane in "Hearts Beat Loud" 2018)

"HEARTS BEAT LOUD" 2018
Directed by: Brett Haley
Written by: Brett Haley & Marc Basch
Starring: Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Toni Collette
Synopsis: "A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for college."
 
 
 
“TULLY” 2018 - Film Review

“TULLY” 2018 - Film Review

May 8, 2018

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Mackenzie Davis & Charlize Theron in "Tully" 2018

"TULLY" 2018
Directed by: Jason Reitman
Written by: Diablo Cody
Starring: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis
Synopsis: "A mother of three hires a night nanny to help her with her newborn"
 
Watch Trailer: Here
 
Featuring music: Childish Gambino - "This is America"
 
“DISOBEDIENCE” 2018 - Film Review & Analysis

“DISOBEDIENCE” 2018 - Film Review & Analysis

May 6, 2018
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"DISOBEDIENCE" 2018
Directed by: Sebastián Lelio
Story by: Naomi Alderman
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams
Synopsis: "Photographer Ronit Krushka returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier for her childhood attraction to a female friend. Their reunion soon reignites their passion as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality."
 
Watch Trailer: Here
 
Featuring music by: The Dø & Sage
 
“LOVE, SIMON” - 2018 - Film Review

“LOVE, SIMON” - 2018 - Film Review

April 8, 2018

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"LOVE, SIMON" 2018
Directed by: Greg Berlanti
Starring: Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Jennifer Garner
Synopsis: "Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends, and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity."
 
Watch Trailer: Here
 
Music Featured: "Feelings" & "Curious" - Hayley Kiyoko 2018 album "Expectations"
 
“DISOBEDIENCE” 2018 - Trailer Review

“DISOBEDIENCE” 2018 - Trailer Review

April 1, 2018
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"DISOBEDIENCE" 2018
Directed by: Sebastián Lelio
Story by: Naomi Alderman
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams
Synopsis: "Photographer Ronit Krushka returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier for her childhood attraction to a female friend. Their reunion soon reignites their passion as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality."
 
Watch Trailer: Here
 
“CAROL” 2015 - Film Review

“CAROL” 2015 - Film Review

December 28, 2015
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(Rooney Mara & Cate Blanchett in Carol
 
"CAROL" 2015
Directed by: Todd Haynes
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara
Synopsis: Set in 50's New York, this film tells the story of a young aspiring photographer named Therese, played by Rooney Mara and her holiday-affair with an older, divorcee Carol, played by Cate Blanchett.
 
“THE DANISH GIRL” 2015 - Film Review

“THE DANISH GIRL” 2015 - Film Review

December 26, 2015
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(Alicia Vikander and Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl)
 
"THE DANISH GIRL" 2015
Directed by: Tom Hooper
Based on Novel by: David Ebershoff
Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander
Synopsis: The fictional take on Lili Elbe's story as one of the world's first Transgender women to undergo gender reassignment surgery. This film touches upon her life as Einar Wegener, landscape painter and wife, Gerda Gottlieb. 
 
“50 SHADES OF GREY” 2015 - Film Review

“50 SHADES OF GREY” 2015 - Film Review

February 15, 2015
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(Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson in 50 Shades of Grey)
 
"50 SHADES OF GREY" 2015
Directed by: Sam Taylor-Johnson
Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan
Synopsis: A college graduate meets a business leader and falls into a "BDSM" (not really) relationship. Yeah, that's the synopsis. 
 
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