Author Archives: Denise

Elsewhere Reviews: Naomi Booth, “Sealed”

Originally published at The Green Man Review! “Oh lord, keep me safe from harm. Oh lord, keep me safe from my skin” This is a first novel? Wow. Absolutely stunning. Feels a bit like Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the … Continue reading

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“Us” is a wild ride that shows Jordan Peele has more stories worth telling

“Stick with me and I’ll keep you safe. Okay?” Story: Adelaide Wilson does not like the beach in Santa Cruz. Why would she, when a terrifying event happened to her back in ’86? But now she’s grown with kids of … Continue reading

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The new “Game of Thrones” season 8 poster sums it all up

And it’s glorious. Who needs to sit on the Iron Throne when you are the Iron Throne? Holy blip HBO. Y’all did this last season ad proud. Can’t wait? Me neither. We’ll all be able to start this final Game … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: hot damn “ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD” can get it

Tarantino’s last film, maybe?* Who knows for sure? But I do know this trailer looks absolutely amazing. Check out the incredible art direction – those sets are on point. Even the film stock feels like a throwback. Plus, I’m digging … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: “Dumbo”!

Let’s get our live action Disney on, shall we? Because I’ve got FOUR PACK passes for the B’more area screening of Dumbo! Synopsis! Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and his children Milly … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: Jen Agg, “I Hear She’s A Real Bitch”

Originally published at The Green Man Review! A look behind the kitchen door, into the world of restaurants, chefs and what it takes to thrive in this business, Agg’s unflinching look at her life feels like a master class in … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: “The Best of Enemies”!

The trailer for this one caught my eye awhile back, so I’m happy to say I’ve now got passes for the B’more screening!  Synopsis! THE BEST OF ENEMIES is a timely, inspiring drama starring Academy Award® nominee Taraji P. Henson (Hidden … Continue reading

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