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“Big Little Lies” Postscript: Season 2 Did Wrong By Some Favs [OPINION-SPOILERS]

I steadily gushed about all the brilliant performances and Meryl Streep’s awesomeness throughout HBO‘s Big Little Lies Season 2. However, as I look back on the season, I feel some storylines and characters were done a disservice in the finale. I feared the second season would not be able to surpass the excellence presented in […]

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“Big Little Lies” Season 2: So What’s Left for “The Monterey Five”? [SPOILER REVIEW]

Whoa! HBO’s Big Little Lies usually delivers pretty intense episodes, but “The Bad Mother” and “I Want to Know” took viewers on one helluva roller coaster ride. After Celeste’s (Nicole Kidman) character is brutally attacked in the courtroom, she turns the tables and interrogates Mary Louise (Meryl Streep) in open court. Confrontations, revelations, confessions and […]




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“Big Little Lies” Season 2: Meryl Streep’s Flawed Truth-Seeker Mary Louise Unravels “Monterey Five” [SPOILER REVIEW]

HBO‘s award-winning series Big Little Lies returned with stirring sophomore season premiere episodes full of brilliant performances and unnerving teasers of the twists that await the “Monterey Five.” I’ll admit to having some reservations about extending the series. The first season was pretty near perfect and that jaw-dropping finale was one of the finest hours […]

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Blockers Review: More Heart Than You Would Think, Still Very Raunchy

Blockers would have had a chance to be one of the top grossing films of the year in 2007. That is not a dis, it is actually a compliment. Back then, in a time before the MCU and blockbuster franchises ruling screens, R-rated comedy was coming off one of its most successful runs in years. […]