picoreviews

A series of picoreviews for things I’ve watched on streaming lately: The Old Guard: Loved it. Want more. Fave bit: not the Romantic Speech scene, but its aftermath when it cuts back to them. Although the speech itself, and those characters, are wonderful. Solid movie, will watch again v. soon. Warrior Nun: The pacing of […]

Picoreview: Cats: I have seen it twice and have no regrets. Simultaneously, there are an awful lot of things I’d have done differently. I’d have started by not casting Rebel Wilson, or doing *that* with her song. Especially the latter. A great deal could have been forgiven if they’d stuck with the stage show’s method […]

Picoreview: Spinning Out: ugh. Ted suggested the new Netflix Spinning Out, which looked like a reverse Cutting Edge, with a young woman skater coming back after an injury to join a playboy pairs skater. Readers, it is *not* like Cutting Edge. It’s a drama with no humor to alleviate the bitchy unhappy characters. I watched […]

Picoreview: Terminator: Dark Fate: This is the sequel I’ve been waiting for since I was eighteen years old. Look. I’ve got a lot invested in Linda Hamilton, okay? She and Ron Perlman taught me to love both poetry and my name. She remains the single physical icon I would emulate if I…had a personal trainer […]