Fun Mom Dinner is one more comedy with 4 women in the lead attempting to capture some of the magic of Bridesmaids. So far most attempts haven’t quite reached that pinnacle, but Fun Mom Dinner has Toni Collette. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Fun Mom Dinner”
Chavela is a documentary about Mexican ranchera singer Chavela Vargas. This barrier-breaking singer was famous for her emotional delivery and her penchant for wearing pants onstage. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Chavela”
Strange Weather stars Holly Hunter and Carrie Coon as a mother (Hunter) and her best friend who hit the road. The mother is searching to understand loss and grief over her son. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Strange Weather”
Maudie is a biopic about Maud Lewis, a Canadian folk artist. Sally Hawkins stars brilliantly as the amazing painter, a woman afflicted with severe rheumatoid arthritis. Continue reading “Review: Maudie”
Thrilling news today. Suranne Jones has been cast as the swashbuckling Anne Lister in the upcoming Sally Wainwright drama for the BBC and HBO. Jones should be fantastic as the brash and determined lesbian who lived in the 1830s in Yorkshire. Continue reading “Suranne Jones to Play Anne Lister in Sally Wainwright’s “Gentleman Jack””
Professor Marston and The Wonder Women is about William Marston who created the comic book character Wonder Woman. The story includes two wonder women who were in on the whole adventure.
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Time for a television watcher’s brain dump. This week I’ll offload short thoughts about Wynonna Earp, Nashville, and The Bold Type.
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Episode 5 of Orphan Black is “Ease for Idle Millionaires.” There’s lots of crazy science this week. We spend our time with Cosima and Sarah. This is a recap. There are spoilers. Continue reading “Orphan Black S5 E5 Ease for Idle Millionaires”
Seeing is Believing: Women Direct is a documentary series with interviews of 50 women directors from film and television. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Seeing is Believing: Women Direct”