Category Archives: movies about neighbors or community

Watch your neighbors watching you

A creepy new show is going to start on Netflix soon. It is based on true story. Here it is. So many scary details, mostly how neighbors turn on neighbors. https://www.thecut.com/article/the-haunting-of-657-boulevard-in-westfield-new-jersey.html

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News from Whistle Stop and Lake Wobegon

Years ago I read the book by Francis Flagg Fried Green Tomatoes.  I loved it all. I recently listened to it on audible. The part I was focusing on was what I wanted cohousing to be like – a newsletter. … Continue reading

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What do 3rd Rock from the Sun and Dirty Dancing have in common?

(hint: it’s not Wayne Knight) I got caught. I was at the beach and a neighbor saw me on my phone instead of enjoying nature.  I know I think snide thoughts when I see others doing that but in my … Continue reading

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The Anarchists on HBO and The Deep End on Hulu

Sometimes shows can capture what life is like living in a forming community. HBO has a documentary called The Anarchists about a group of, you guessed it, anarchists organizing a conference and living in Acapulco, Mexico.  This show demonstrates exactly … Continue reading

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The Slap and Cohousing

I wrote this months ago way before the Slap that was heard around the world at the Oscars 2022. The Slap is a novel and it was made into a TV series in it’s homeland of Australian and then into … Continue reading

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Only Murderers in The Building – an Intentional Community review

This show is a hit. It has such comedy star power – Steve Martin, Martin Short, Nathan Lane and introduces my generation to Selena Gomez.  I knew I would want to see it from an intentional community perspective. They all … Continue reading

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review of movies about intentional communities and communes

I did it. I googled movies about communes and intentional communities and I watched them all. Bad news, none are very accurate but many are entertaining. The good news is, that as a filmmaker, this gives me the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Halloween Kills – a community perspective movie review

A few years ago I tried to watch the original Halloween movie. I liked it as a kid, but now as a grown woman, it was terrifying. Too realistic. Supernatural and monsters are strange but stalkers, too close to what … Continue reading

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Scary Utopia

The Village movie review for cohousing and intentional communities- SPOILER ALERT (the whole movie)   The movie was released in 2004 so you have had plenty of time to see it but I like to watch scary movies this time of … Continue reading

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