I Used To Be Normal Movie Review from @kleffnotes

Boybands create a culture of fandom that appears to be unrivaled in society. With roots that stem back to The Beatles, new bands have appeared and with the rise of social media the involvement fans have has been able to take on a new level of involvement. I Used To Be Normal focuses on four women who connected powerfully with specific boybands during their formative years and how this love has continued on, especially in the case of three women in the documentary. Continue reading “I Used To Be Normal Movie Review from @kleffnotes”

A Long Road to Freedom Interview with Billy Clift and David Millbern from @kleffnotes

I had the opportunity to chat digitally with Billy Clift and David Millbern about their upcoming film, A Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years, which will be screening at Outfest on Thursday the 19th in Beverly Hills. Clift is the writer and director and Millbern produced this documentary feature that focuses on LGBTQ rights and examines the dedicated and important work that has been done for the community.  Continue reading “A Long Road to Freedom Interview with Billy Clift and David Millbern from @kleffnotes”

The Unafraid Movie Review from @kleffnotes

The Unafraid focuses on the lives of three young adults living in Georgia who are in the United States under DACA status. For those who are not familiar with the meaning of the term DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Within this policy some people who were brought to the United States illegally as children are able to receive a two year deferment from deportation and can become eligible for a work permit. This term has been in the news a great deal, but The Unafraid began filming back in 2014. Spanning roughly three years, from the Summer of 2014 to the Fall of 2016, this film provides a detailed look into the lives of three undocumented families and their DACA children. Continue reading “The Unafraid Movie Review from @kleffnotes”

West Cork @audible_com Original Series Review from @kleffnotes

As a true crime fanatic I was exceptionally excited to learn about Audible’s original series West Cork. This documentary style series examines the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in the small Irish town of Schull in West Cork. Throughout the 13 episodes listeners are provided with not just information about the case itself, but also a detailed analysis of how such an unexpected event changed the people and the perceptions of the town of Schull itself through the work of investigative journalist Sam Bungey and documentarian Jennifer Forde. Continue reading “West Cork @audible_com Original Series Review from @kleffnotes”