Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Anika Noni Rose

  • Review: Maid, layered and outstanding

    Review: Maid, layered and outstanding

    Maid is a layered and nuanced look at poverty, domestic violence, mental health, and American laws and systems that both help and hurt people struggling with these problems. A brilliant performance from Margaret Qualley takes the material to a level that will make the series an awards contender for 2021. The series is on Netflix.

  • Review: Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

    Review: Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

    Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey brings music and magic to the Christmas season. The entire family can enjoy this musical with its steampunk gadgets, Victorian costumes, stunning choreography, and a message about believing in yourself. You’ll find it on Netflix.

  • Review: For Colored Girls

    Review: For Colored Girls

    For Colored Girls is a brilliant work of art. The film was released in 2010, but I just saw it. I was blown away by the breathtaking language and the heartfelt performances.

  • Preview: Half of a Yellow Sun

    Preview: Half of a Yellow Sun

    One of the greatest living writers, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the author of Half of a Yellow Sun, as well as Purple Hibiscus, and most recently, Americanah. If you have not read her books, I urge you to give them a reading. Half of a Yellow Sun has been adapted into a movie. It’s a […]

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