Meet Micah. She loves tea, travel, and history. When she’s not telling you about her favorite films and books, she’s acting, writing, and working on community projects in the hopes of empowering the voiceless and challenging them to change the world for the better. Originally from Virginia, Micah now lives in London, England.
Reviews by Micah Orsetti:
Hamnet is an achingly beautiful story of love and loss, hope and grief, failure and redemption. It’s one of the most poignant novels I’ve read in a long time.
Gerwig’s adaptation makes sure to let women know that their narratives, no matter how domestic or ordinary they may seem, are important.
Do you ever open a book and immediately find a mirror’s image blinking back at you from the page? That’s how it felt to read this book.
Every time I opened the book, I felt like I was sitting in the farmhouse’s sun-washed kitchen, listening to Christina share her innermost thoughts with me.
Spanning two world wars, two women, and one connecting mystery, this book gave me a new appreciation for the heroic women who fought for us all.
These classy and altogether badass women who capitalized on the knowledge that they’d be ignored are easily some of greatest cons in cinematic history.
Twin siblings are pitted against each other in a deadly competition to win the throne. It’s like Cain and Abel meet The Hunger Games, right? Think again.
I saw my grandmother’s sadness, my mother’s hard work, and my own determination reflected in each of these women and it moved me deeply.
For good reason, Reese Witherspoon will be bringing introverted dreamer Eleanor Oliphant to the big screen. She’s witty and funny and utterly relatable.
It may be a light read, but it’s far from shallow as it delves into life’s deeper questions of belonging, growth and purpose.
The Handmaid’s Tale would be chilling enough if it was written recently, but as it was published in 1985, it’s downright creepy.
The Nightingale is a rare story of the women left behind in war. It’s a story of resilience, self-sacrifice and courageous
A vulnerable documentary about Sarah Polley’ vivacious late mother Diane Polley and the rumors following her death that questioned Sarah’s true parentage.
Victoria portrays the young, iconic Queen simply as a woman. It shows all of her faults without diminishing her immense potential.
In some ways, I really hate novels like this. I want to trust someone, but I can’t. And then I realize I’ve been played - in the most riveting way possible.
Based on Vera Brittain’s memoir of the same name, Testament of Youth takes place during World War I. It’s a remarkable elegy of a vanished generation.
David Beckham may have retired and the Spice Girls split up, but watching someone achieve their dreams never gets old.
Despite there being no score, no flashy cinematography, and no special effects, it had my stomach in knots.
On the surface Room appears to be a haunting tale of captivity, but it’s really a moving story about the bond between a mother and child.