Ep 49: CODA (R.2021)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cb8xh-11d5dc6 A short, spoiler free review on CODA followed by a post viewing discussion. Written and directed by Sian Heder, based on French foreign film La famille Belier, starring Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant, Amy Forsyth, and Eugenio Derbez. As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), Ruby is the only hearing personContinue reading “Ep 49: CODA (R.2021)”

Ep 48: Inventing Anna (R.2022-2022) Limited Series

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8x49j-11c02a1 A short, spoiler free review on Inventing Anna followed by a post viewing discussion. Created by Shonda Rhimes, starring Julia Garner, Anna Chlumsky, Katie Lowes, Laverne Cox, Jeff Perry, Terry Kinney, Anna Deavere Smith, and Alexis Floyd. A previously shamed journalist investigates the case of Anna Delvey, a young, foreign socialite claiming to beContinue reading “Ep 48: Inventing Anna (R.2022-2022) Limited Series”

Ep 47: Nightmare Alley (R.2021)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-uhhng-11a5f24 A short, spoiler free review on Nightmare Alley followed by a post viewing discussion. Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, Kim Morgan is also credited for writing, based on the novel by William Lindsay Gresham. It stars Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Ron Perlman, and DavidContinue reading “Ep 47: Nightmare Alley (R.2021)”

Ep 46: Hotel Cecil (R.2021) A REEL Crime Segment

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6mj7d-119dc30 In a special REEL Crime Segment, Kris explores the details of the Hotel Cecil, the history, and a disappearance that occurred there. The docuseries referenced is Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel released in 2021 Elisa Lam was a 21-year-old Canadian student at the University of British Columbia who went on aContinue reading “Ep 46: Hotel Cecil (R.2021) A REEL Crime Segment”

Ep 45: Archive 81 (R.2022-) TV Series

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-44vgr-11892fc A short, spoiler free review on Netflix series, Archive 81 followed by a post viewing discussion. Created by Rebecca Sonnenshine, starring Mamoudou Athie, Dina Shihabi, Evan Jonigkeit, Julia Chan, Ariana Neal, Matt McGorry, and Martin Donovan. An archivist hired to restore a collection of tapes finds himself reconstructing the work of a filmmaker andContinue reading “Ep 45: Archive 81 (R.2022-) TV Series”