Review: Wentworth Season 5

Wentworth season 5 or Wentworth Prison, as it is also called, came roaring back after Bea Smith’s (Danielle Cormack) murder with a season that was tighter, tenser, and hold-your-breath dangerous. I thought Wentworth would never recover its bite without Bea. I was wrong. Continue reading “Review: Wentworth Season 5”

Watch This: Trailer for Pitch Perfect 3

The unlikely group of underdogs in the Barden Bellas a capella singing group are at it again with Pitch Perfect 3. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Pitch Perfect 3”

Review: Season 1 of GLOW

Season 1 of the Netflix Original comedy GLOW wasn’t a total romp. It had plenty of serious moments. The overall impact, however, is one of R rated campy fun and female empowerment via headlocks and body slams. Continue reading “Review: Season 1 of GLOW”

Review: Season 1 of Queen Sugar

Season 1 of Queen Sugar was outstanding, engaging, enlightening, and demanding. It ended with a cliffhanger that could mean huge changes in season 2. Continue reading “Review: Season 1 of Queen Sugar”

Orphan Black S5 E3 Beneath Her Heart

Orphan Black episode 3, “Beneath Her Heart,” focuses on the Hendrix family past and present. Alison (Tatiana Maslany, one of many) has a breakthrough and Donnie (Kristian Bruun) does some revealing dance steps. This is a recap. Every sentence is a spoiler. Continue reading “Orphan Black S5 E3 Beneath Her Heart”

An Abundance of Riches

Wow. Weekends lately, right? How can I support all the great women-centric entertainment this weekend? Continue reading “An Abundance of Riches”

Review: Season 1 of The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale was originally a novel from prolific writer Margaret Atwood. I read it about 30 years ago when it came out, but my memory is sketchy. My sketchy memory left me free to watch the new television series The Handmaid’s Tale with fresh eyes. This is a review of season 1. Continue reading “Review: Season 1 of The Handmaid’s Tale”

Watch This: Mankiller Trailer

Every time I got the chance to vote for a woman who should appear on a $20 bill, I voted for Wilma Mankiller. I tried.

Now there’s a documentary about her, titled Mankiller, beginning the rounds of festivals. I hope it will be available online soon.
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Watch This: Teaser for Flip the Script

Flip the Script is a web series from Women in Film. It takes real situations and changes the genders to create a comedic series about gender parity and representation.  Continue reading “Watch This: Teaser for Flip the Script”

Orphan Black S5 E2 Clutch of Greed

Orphan Black episode 2, “Clutch of Greed,” has Rachel winning. And winning. Things don’t look good for the sestras and freedom. This is a recap. There are spoilers everywhere. Continue reading “Orphan Black S5 E2 Clutch of Greed”