Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Season Two Episode 5 “Scream Therapy” Review

With the “help” of her ex-husband Dan, Betty Broderick destroys any civility or common sense in their divorce proceedings.  Spoilers: In Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story Season Two Episode Five “Scream Therapy” directed by Maggie Kiley, Betty’s erratic behavior leads to her downfall. Dan Broderick is not entirely blameless in how their divorce proceedings […]

Mrs. America Episode Six “Jill” Review

In 1975, Jill Ruckelshaus, a Republican Feminist activist (Elizabeth Banks), and Phyllis Schlafly fight for the ideological soul of their party.  Spoilers: Mrs. America Episode Six “Jill” focuses on Gerald Ford’s White House Advisor, Jill Ruckelshaus. She fights to keep Republican support of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) as the new chairwoman for a national […]

Mrs. America Episode 4 ” Betty” Review

Betty Friedan debates Phyllis Schlafly at Illinois State University about the ERA (Equal Rights Amendment). Spoilers: Mrs. America Episode 4, “Betty,” directed by Amma Asante, deals with how marginalized groups were treated in the feminist movement. As the title indicates, this episode focuses on Betty Friedan, who wrote the famous book The Feminine Mystique in […]