Period comedy: Stillman (Whit), after Austen (Jane).
Lady Susan has plans (and much to gain).
Of financial security she’s dreaming.
It’s lots of fun to watch her scheming …
A charming, disarming, duplicitous campaign.
Ode to nonagenarian TV maverick Mr Lear
(He of 6 shows in the top 10 one year).
He bought us Bunker, J.J., Maude …
His social satire had folks floored.
A candid look at the work of a prodigious pioneer.
From Baby Dory’s eyes to Hank’s version of ranting,
It’s full of delights. Also, expertly implanting
Messages re: disability; inclusion.
Many visual treats? Yes, a profusion.
It’s a sequel that’s quite charming and enchanting.
So Weiner accidentally tweeted out his junk.
His initial dilemma: admit or try to debunk?
The hubris: often stunning.
A fascinating insight into running
A campaign when the candidate could get sunk.
Tough neighbourhood: Two new girls move in.
Soon Leah’s life goes into spin.
Repetitive whining, fucking and scoring
Actually gets pretty boring
When the rest of the film’s pretty thin.
Owen: unable to communicate with his fam.
Then a Disney revelation, and WHAM! …
There opens a door
And the chance to soar.
Exceptional doco about an extraordinary young man.
For young Conor, life’s not so grand,
Then he and the lads start a band …
(For Raphina he longs)
A joyous ode to 80s songs.
Great scenes when Brendan lends a hand.
Teenage Greta’s moved to a new ‘hood,
And things just don’t feel as they should.
In this film (whimsy-laced).
Production design and wardrobe: so good!
Jesus, scraping by with his hairstyling art,
Then an opportunity might afford a new start:
A transformation to Viva
(An apprentice diva).
This Cuban-set Irish film has a lot of heart.
Desperate people, with no option but to flee
Their homes, and risk the dangerous trip at sea.
Some escaping ISIS,
It’s a humanitarian crisis.
Heartbreaking doco: humans just seeking to be free.