Mary Kills People, S1 E1 “Bloody Mary”

Canadian series Mary Kills People is now playing in the US on LifetimeTV on Sunday nights. This is a recap of the first episode of the 6 episode first season. Continue reading “Mary Kills People, S1 E1 “Bloody Mary””

Watch This: Trailer for The Beguiled

The only thing I remember about the first The Beguiled is that Clint Eastwood was in it. I wouldn’t even guarantee that memory. Now there’s a new The Beguiled directed by Sophia Coppola that promises to be a more female version of the story. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The Beguiled”

Review: Ithaca, from first time director Meg Ryan

Ithaca is one of those women’s movies I’m always looking for. With Meg Ryan stepping up to her first ever directing role and several important positions behind the scenes filled by women, I had to watch it. Continue reading “Review: Ithaca, from first time director Meg Ryan”

Watch This: Trailer for Their Finest

Their Finest is a female driven story about a World War II script writer. Gemma Arterton plays copywriter Catrin Cole, who lands a job writing women’s dialogue for war films at a British ministry. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Their Finest”

Watch This: Trailer for Maudie

Maudie looks like an absolutely lovely film. I can’t wait to see it. Sally Hawkins stars as Maud Lewis, a woman with rheumatoid arthritis. She’s forced out of her home and left to find a way to support herself as a housekeeper and later as an artist. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Maudie”

Watch This: Trailer for Tomorrow: Take Concrete Steps to a Sustainable Future

Just in time for Earth Day, comes Tomorrow: Take Concrete Steps to a Sustainable Future, a documentary from France. The film is mostly in English with some subtitles. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Tomorrow: Take Concrete Steps to a Sustainable Future”

Review: Deidra & Laney Rob a Train

Deidra & Laney Rob a Train is a fanciful and improbable story about two teens who resort to train robbery when their mother is incarcerated. Continue reading “Review: Deidra & Laney Rob a Train”

Review: The Zookeeper’s Wife

I saw The Zookeeper’s Wife on opening weekend at the earliest matinee. The theater was packed! I didn’t hear any sobbing, but, frankly, I felt like sobbing uncontrollably several times during the film. That doesn’t mean it was a bad film. The Zookeeper’s Wife was a very good film. Continue reading “Review: The Zookeeper’s Wife”