“My Love”

My husband and I are about 2/3rds the way though this sweet little series on Netflix that follows six couples (who have been together over 40 years) through a year of their lives. Each elderly couple resides in vastly contrasting parts of the world and live very diverse lives. The role of family, friends and…

Red Flags

I recently watched two Netflix movies; Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator and FYRE- The greatest party that never happened. Bikram (77) is the egomaniacal founder of hot yoga. This guy amassed a fortune estimated at 75 million dollars sitting in a comfy, elevated, overstuffed chair with a personalized AC blowing on his neck barking out orders…

Two swings and two misses..

I was so looking forward to watching two movies this Christmas: SOUL and Wonder Woman. Both were frustrating disappointments..frustrating, because they had the ingredients to be great, but just couldn’t seem to piece them together. Wonder Woman was a real slog, I even saw my husband dozing off a few times. Chris Pine’s eyes are…

What makes a great family?

My husband and I are knee-deep in Netflix’s production of “The Crown.” What a terrific ride through history and a ‘fly on the wall’ perspective of the inner-workings of the royal family; especially Queen Elizabeth. Without giving anything away, let me just say I had no idea of the extent of the torment, sadness and…

Netflix Movie Recommendation

These were absolutely horrific murders. Chris Watts, a Colorado husband and father, killed his pregnant wife and their two precious, little girls. American Murder tells the story of the unravelling of lies; lies about the murder, and lies about the marriage. What makes this presentation uniquely fascinating is that most of what you see is…

Movie Recommendation – The Four Seasons Lodge.

The Four Seasons Lodge (available on Prime) is a precious documentary about a group of Holocaust survivors who travel to the Catskills each summer to spend time together catching up, reminiscing, dancing, singing, playing cards, swimming, drinking and worshipping. Little cottages dot the picturesque property and every year the groundskeeper airs them out in time…