Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Amy Adams

  • Review: Sharp Objects

    Review: Sharp Objects

    Sharp Objects is dark and progressively more frightening as the 8 episode HBO mini series rolls. It’s full of brilliant performances built around a slowly revealed mystery.

  • Review: Arrival

    Review: Arrival

    Arrival fascinated and enthralled from the first moment. Everything about it was brilliant. I’m glad I went to see it on the big screen. I encourage you to do the same.

  • Review: Big Eyes

    Review: Big Eyes

    Big Eyes is a tale emblematic of the late 1950s and early 1960s, in the days before the women’s liberation movement. The idea that a man would take credit for his wife’s work, and that she would let him, is a symptom of how is was.

  • Watch This: Trailers for Nocturnal Animals

    Watch This: Trailers for Nocturnal Animals

    I’ve been cogitating on the trailers to Nocturnal Animals for a few days. I can’t decide if this new film starring Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal sounds like the best thing ever or something I don’t want to see.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Arrival

    Watch This: Trailer for Arrival

    Amy Adams leads the cast for Arrival, coming to theaters in November. Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker also star in this thriller about the arrival of aliens on earth.

  • Watch This: Big Eyes

    Watch This: Big Eyes

    Big Eyes is a biopic directed by Tim Burton. It’s about Margaret Keene (Amy Adams) an artist who painted big eyed children famous in the 1950s and 60s. Her husband Walter (Christoph Waltz) took credit for her work. This plot is so 1950s and 1960s! I speak from experience when I tell you that the […]

  • Love it or Hate it? Funny or Die

    Love it or Hate it? Funny or Die

    Short. Hilarious. Posted on the web. That’s Funny or Die. The site offers a little bit of crazy in many formats, but I want to concentrate on the videos by showing you some and letting you decide for yourself if this web series is for you. Be aware that much of what follows is off-color […]

  • Pitt vs. Eastwood in the World Series of Baseball

    Pitt vs. Eastwood in the World Series of Baseball

    Moneyball (2011) and Trouble with the Curve (2012) are two baseball stories that are at opposite ends of the spectrum in terms of theme. Yet both are good movies. Since both are out on DVD now, it seemed like a good idea to review them together. The earlier film Moneyball takes the stance that technology […]

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