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Bloodline: Season Two Review

I’m finally getting around to recapping Bloodline’s second season, and timed it at the right time. First, the show got picked up for Season 3! Wahoo!   We avid fans will still have to wait until 2017 to watch. Still, better late than never! The episode count will be 10 instead of the 13. This count […]

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What it’s like to be a Female Director

Much of the publicity surrounding sexism in Hollywood is focused on the actresses, and how their pay is lower than their male counterparts.  In the second part of my interview with director Christine Swanson (click here to read the first part), she highlights an issue that barely captures headlines: female directors don’t often get the […]

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Exclusive Interview with Christine Swanson

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Christine Swanson. She is the award winning director of films such as  Two Seasons,  All about You,  and All About Us.  Her recent film, Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (which tells the story of the R&B/jazz singer of  “Baby be Mine,” and Come Share […]

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ATX Television Festival Recap: A first timer’s experience

On Jun 9th, I finally took the plunge. I finally went to the ATX Television Festival in Austin. For those of you who aren’t familiar with ATX Television Festival, this festival is an annual festival devoted to all things TV. The festival was started by Caitlin McFarland and Emily Gipson five years ago. The festival […]

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Anne of Green Gables: Books versus Movies

When a book is turned into a movie, the popular sentiment is that the books are better the movies. I abide by that sentiment myself. Written words are very powerful; they enable people to conjure up images from nothing, dig into a person’s psyche and really understand the individual’s motivations, and, overall, enter a new […]

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Random Pop Culture Thoughts Part 2

A few months ago, I wrote a piece on my random pop culture thoughts. Click here for a refresher. Since then, more random thoughts have infiltrated my mind!  Below are just a few. 1)  I’ll admit that I periodically watch Full House reruns on Nick when I’m bored with what’s on Netflix or on Cable. […]

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Netflix Recommendations

Netflix is a hit or miss sometimes with content. However, I found some TV and movie picks that I enjoyed and recommend. Below are my four favorite finds from the last few months (These recommendations are as of what is live in April 2016; if Netflix removes these, I still encourage watching these somewhere else). […]