Review – Jail Bird Bullock (“The Unforgivable”)

This Netflix movie, with Sandra Bullock, is based on the 2009 British three-episode miniseries written by Sally Wainwright, about a woman who attempts to rebuild her life after being released from prison after killing a cop. Originally scheduled as a 2010 movie with Angelina Jolie and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, this Covid rescheduled film gets…

Review – It’s A Hard Knox Life (“Stillwater”)

Co-writer & director Tom McCarthy read about Amanda Knox, her 2007 murder arrest and trial in Italy (see 2nd movie review below), and that gave him the inspiration to write this fictional movie. So, you might say this movie is “ripped from the headlines”, right? Without so much as a backstory, flashback, or newspaper clipping,…