Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Alexander Skarsgård

  • Review: Passing

    Review: Passing

    Passing stars Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga in a thought provoking and ambiguous dance of “wild desire.” It’s about passing for something you’re not and the emotions that come from doing that dance. It’s now available on Netflix.

  • Review: The Hummingbird Project

    Review: The Hummingbird Project

    The Hummingbird Project, now available on Netflix, showcases the need for speed on Wall Street. Mere milliseconds can make the difference between profit and loss in a high speed world where algorithms and machines make all the buying and selling decisions.

  • Review: Big Little Lies, season 1

    Review: Big Little Lies, season 1

    When I read Liane Moriarty’s 2014 novel Big Little Lies I thought it was one of the best-written novels I’d ever read. Since then I’ve read everything I can find by Liane Moriarty. The novel became a TV series, created and written by David E. Kelley. It’s almost as good as the book.

  • Review: The Little Drummer Girl

    Review: The Little Drummer Girl

    The Little Drummer Girl came to television as a limited series on AMC. It’s a spy story based on a John le Carré novel. John le Carré adapted it for television. If you’re familiar with John le Carré you know his stories are complex tales that trap your imagination in a world of spies and… Read more Review: The Little Drummer Girl

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Little Drummer Girl

    Watch This: Trailer for The Little Drummer Girl

    The Little Drummer Girl is a three night mini-series coming to AMC starting November 19. It’s based on the John le Carré novel.

  • Review: What Maisie Knew

    Review: What Maisie Knew

    What Maisie Knew is based on the Henry James novel of 1897. It stars Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan as Maisie’s horrifyingly bad parents. Maisie is played by Onata Aprile. Alexander Skarsgård and Joanna Vanderham are also in the film. After Maisie’s parents divorce, her father marries the former nanny (Joanna Vanderham). Her mother marries… Read more Review: What Maisie Knew