Trailer Alert: Little Women

Greta & Saoirse & Florence & Timothée & Laura & Meryl are going to DESTROY me this December. I can’t wait. xx JB

A GLOW-ing Review

From what I’ve seen and heard, it’s clear not everyone agrees with what I’m about to say, but I am absolutely wild about the third season of GLOW, which dropped on Netflix on Friday. I liked the first season of the show, but wasn’t completely sold, and felt similarly about the second season, though I…

The Bitch Is Back

I don’t know if I’m alone in this, but I’m pretty sure I’m more excited for Season 3 of The Crown than I am for just about any movie coming out this fall. I’ve been patiently waiting for the show’s return since Season 2 was released nearly two years ago, and the anticipation has only…

The Last Five Years

I don’t dedicate nearly as much time or energy, on this blog or in life, to actors as I do to actresses. But I certainly appreciate a lot of actors, and there are a few I truly love. Robin Williams was one I truly loved. He radiated such warmth and wackiness and compassion, and he…

Spring/Summer 2019 Theater Wrap-Up

Alice By Heart A bit of a chaotic mess, but a really fertile one, featuring several wonderful songs, an appealing premise, great choreography and some of the very best performances I’ve seen this year. All My Sons Strong, thoughtful play, decent performances. Nothing groundbreaking or especially interesting. Burn / This Nope, don’t like that. The…

Something that is loved is never lost.

Along with the rest of the world, I am mourning the loss of the immensely talented Toni Morrison today, who was such a seminal figure in my life. Her books, from The Bluest Eye to Beloved, were extraordinarily powerful touchstones in my development as a reader and a writer and a person, and her words…