The Courier, formerly titled Ironbark, is a Cold War era spy thriller starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rachel Brosnahan. I love a good spy thriller and The Courier is no exception. My only regret is that I didn’t have the opportunity to watch the film during Sundance in 2020. Screening conflicts mean having to choose between films and I also wasn’t feeling well for most of the festival. I can certainly say that watching films at…"The Courier: A Cold War Spy Thriller"
Yearly Departed, the new all-star comedy special premiering on Amazon Prime Video, roasts the dumpster fire that is the year 2020. Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to bid farewell to this dumpster fire year. Qubi came and went faster than you could say MoviePass! Sorry, not sorry! I’m going to include a photo to break between writing because of possible spoilers. But honestly, I recommend watching before reading. This is really the best way…"Yearly Departed Roasts The Dumpster Fire Of 2020"
I’m Your Woman, directed by Julia Hart and starring Rachel Brosnahan, owes its influence to the 1970s classic crime dramas. Here’s the thing about the classic crime dramas: they were told from a man’s point of view. What Julia Hart and Jordan Horowitz do with their script is change up the genre. Surburban housewife Jean (Rachel Brosnahan) is front and center in this throwback thriller. You know it’s a throwback as soon as you see…"AFI FEST 2020: I’m Your Woman"
Amazon surprised us all by dropping season 3 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel a few hours earlier but the third season is the best season yet. The series takes us away from the Catskills and on the road with Miriam “Midge” Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan). This season, Midge is on tour for the first time and opening up for Shy Baldwin (Leroy McClain). That’s not to say that we don’t miss out on New York City…"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 3 Is Here"
As the period comedy returns for a second season on Amazon Prime, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel brings the funny with a superb performance from Rachel Brosnahan. Miriam “Midge” Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) isn’t afraid of telling it like it is. This is never more true than in the season’s second episode. While there men have made the argument that women aren’t funny, Midge turns this idea on its head. In telling the bunt truth–even in a…"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 2 Brings Laughs"