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Spider-Man: Far From Home Review

By CinemaSiren | June 30, 2019

Spider-Man: Far from Home has a terrific and tangled web they weave, and you’ll love every minute of it. Imagine a sort of sweeter National Lampoon’s European Vacation, or an 80s John Hughes teen movie, but halfway through some villain doses our hero with a tab of LSD. That’s approaching the sort of fun, twisty …

The Queen: AWFJ review of a documentary essential to queer history

By CinemaSiren | June 28, 2019

So proud to have posted this review of documentary The Queen on the anniversary of Stonewall. It is absolutely required viewing for those interested in both queer history and film history. See the trailer here: “Before queer was cool, or even fully legal, first-time director Frank Simon created The Queen, a 1968 groundbreaking documentary chronicling one …

Men in Black International Review

By CinemaSiren | June 12, 2019

Men in Black International goes global some seven years after MIB: 3 seemed to bid adieu to the franchise, with two very winning stars and one tired, uninspired script. The impossibly cool Tessa Thompson as Agent M and preternaturally beautiful Chris Hemsworth as Agent H drag us through what is essentially the same plot as …

Mouthpiece AWFJ review

By CinemaSiren | June 7, 2019

Even as an adult, there is never a good time to lose a parent. More challenging is losing a mother unexpectedly on the heels of a falling out. This experience is the basis for the new film Mouthpiece, which is based on a Canadian two-woman show of the same name, starring the two actresses, Amy Nostbakken …

Late Night: Great Broad-cast News

By CinemaSiren | June 7, 2019

More a strongly femme Broadcast News and less The Devil Wears Prada, new comedy Late Night offers a look at the challenges of working on a comedy talk show while female, and to hilarious effect. Written by Mindy Kaling, directed by Nisha Ganatra, and starring Kaling and Patron Saint of Smart Women in Film Emma …