Brain Dump: Supergirl & The Flash, American Crime, Taken, Shots Fired

This and that about a few TV shows: a brain dump. This week I’m thinking about musical crossovers, hidden slavery in America, the ratio of Beals to violence, and the criminal justice system. Continue reading “Brain Dump: Supergirl & The Flash, American Crime, Taken, Shots Fired”

The Women of Taken

Taken the TV show is a prequel story to the Taken movies starring Liam Neeson. In the TV show, Clive Standen stars as a 30-years-younger version of the Bryan Mills character. I’ve been watching the publicity for the TV series, which starts Feb. 27 on NBC. Continue reading “The Women of Taken”

Bette Porter on the Current Political Situation

Jennifer Beals played the magnificent Bette Porter in The L Word. She perfected the art of the curse in this role. A fan video of her exercising that talent expresses exactly my sentiments about what’s going on in Washington DC right now. Continue reading “Bette Porter on the Current Political Situation”

Watch This: Trailer for The White Orchid

The White Orchid is a popular name for films. The 2017 version you’re seeing the trailer for stars Olivia Thirlby in a dark thriller about a murdered girl. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The White Orchid”

Watch This: Trailer for Before I Fall

Before I Fall is Groundhog Day for a teenaged girl. Zoey Deutch stars as the teen who relives the same day over and over. The film caught my attention because Jennifer Beals is in the cast. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Before I Fall”

Review: Full Out

It’s pretty much a rule set in concrete around here that I must watch anything with Jennifer Beals. Full Out finally made it to Netflix, and I watched it immediately. The film is the inspiring true story of gymnast Ariana Berlin and her return to gymnastic greatness after a devastating car accident. Continue reading “Review: Full Out”

The Day Jennifer Beals Occupied the Internet

Wednesday was the premier of season 3 of The Night Shift on NBC. Jennifer Beals, who now has a recurring role in the show, was out doing press interviews for the new season. She was all over the place like umpteen Orphan Black clones in a wild The Night Shift press frenzy. For those watching on the internet, it was all Jennifer Beals, all day. Continue reading “The Day Jennifer Beals Occupied the Internet”

My Favorite Prospects for the New TV Season

I’m watching the news about new TV shows for the upcoming season. A few have caught my eye as hopeful prospects. These series have women in leading roles, or women I like in supporting roles. These are the shows I’ll watch for sure. There may be others that I’ll watch as well, but these are my favorites so far. Continue reading “My Favorite Prospects for the New TV Season”

Upcoming Trailers: Manhattan Night, Orphan Black, Grace and Frankie, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl

I have too many upcoming trailers in my inbox. I could spend a week letting you see them one by one. Or I could just dump them all in this post. Which is what I did. Continue reading “Upcoming Trailers: Manhattan Night, Orphan Black, Grace and Frankie, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl”

Watch This: Trailer for S3 of The Night Shift, now with Jennifer Beals

Jennifer Beals joins the cast of The Night Shift for season 3. This ER centered drama has never been on my radar before, but I’ll take a look because of Jennifer Beals. The previews in the trailer look good, and jumping into season 3 shouldn’t be a problem. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for S3 of The Night Shift, now with Jennifer Beals”