Movies

She’s a Little Bit Scary: Mary Poppins Returns

Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins

To be honest I’ve always found the idea of Mary Poppins a little bit scary. I mean she’s a near omniscient flying nanny who apparently doesn’t age and can manipulate your mind and reality. ¬†What is not scary about that?

But the remake is on Netflix so I figured… Let’s do this!

And to be honest I still find Mary Poppins a bit scary.

Continue reading “She’s a Little Bit Scary: Mary Poppins Returns”

Movies

Can You Always Trust Your Mother?

Mother in I Am Mother

I Am Mother

Directed By: Grant Sputore

So I decided to give the Great British Bake-Off a rest (actually I was begged to give it a rest) and decided to check out some of the movies on Netflix right now.

Naturally I started with the one about the robot mother.

Continue reading “Can You Always Trust Your Mother?”

Movies

The Other Side of the Bonnie and Clyde Story

bonnie and Clyde the highway men

The Highwaymen

Directed By: John Lee Hancock

The first I heard of this movie was from the descendants of the lawmen talking about how nice it was to see this story from their side. When I jumped over to Netflix for the preview that, and the cast, was good enough to get me watching something I otherwise might not have bothered with.

Continue reading “The Other Side of the Bonnie and Clyde Story”

Movies

Dumplin’, Friendship & Growing Up

Dumplin'

Dumplin’

Directed By: Anne Fletcher

Grade: B+

Dumplin’ is based on the Julie Murphy book of the same name and is showing on Netflix. Which is generally having a good run of YA adaptations. It’s about Willowdean Dixon a plus size girl who as form of protest (and grief) joins her mother’s beloved beauty pageant and inspires several other girls who normally wouldn’t to do the same.

Continue reading “Dumplin’, Friendship & Growing Up”