movie therapy

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

The Guardians are back! This time they are focused on saving one of their own, Rocket. In fact, I think Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) says “let’s go save our friend” about five times. So there’s no missing the storyline here. But first, director James Gunn takes us back to Rocket’s origin as a scientific lab…

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret

I remember reading the Judy Blume book, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret when I was in the fourth grade. As I was making my way through the agonizing and embarrassing stages of adolescence, this book reached my friends and I like a giant hug, assuring us that we were not alone. It allowed…


There’s a lot to unpack after watching Babylon. The first fifteen minutes is utter chaos. I’ll be honest, I rolled my eyes and winced at the sight of all the unprovoked debauchery, shaking my head and all that. Pretty much thought – oh, this is gonna suck. This does suck. And when that happens, I…


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my weekly escape

Movie therapy is a phrase I came up with when I first started a few years ago with a goal to see one movie in theaters each week, by myself. I also called it #52in52, and I did it! My inspiration was my dad, who reserved his Friday mornings for the new releases on the big screen and would text me from the theater with his thoughts on the film, and share the new trailers he saw for what was coming soon. I’m happy to get back at it, for me, for him.

Making this once a week isolation trip has become my sort of “me time,” that ensures I’m taking time out to do something for myself. I do cheat every once in awhile and bring someone along for the fun.


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