Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Anna Friel

  • Review: Marcella, season 3

    Review: Marcella, season 3

    Marcella went undercover in season 3, which takes place 18 months after the end of season 2. Everyone in her life – her family and her former coworkers – think she’s dead.

  • Review: Marcella, season 2

    Review: Marcella, season 2

    Marcella is a British police officer. In season 2, she investigates a series of murders of children on the edge of puberty. She simultaneously investigates her own psyche and the blackout experiences she suffers.

  • Review: War Bride

    Review: War Bride

    War Bride is a 2001 release. It’s available on Netflix, Amazon Video and YouTube. It’s a bit of WWII Canadian history with a great cast.

  • Review: Marcella

    Review: Marcella

    Marcella is an 8 part mystery series from Netflix starring Anna Friel as British police officer DS Marcella Backland. Overall it was excellent and I watched it with great interest, but there were many confusing aspects to the series. There are minor spoilers ahead.

  • Upcoming TV Series with Female Leads

    Upcoming TV Series with Female Leads

    New TV series in the works with women in the lead or co-lead roles look very good. Some start as soon as summer, some are scheduled for fall. Starting in June on TNT is Murder in the First, which stars Teye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson. Kathleen Robertson may not continue throughout the series as lead, […]

  • What do you Think of the Summer Pilots?

    What do you Think of the Summer Pilots?

    The other day I mentioned a couple of pilots on TNT that I’m super excited about that star Jennifer Beals and Julia Stiles. The big networks – NBC, CBS, ABC, CW, and FOX – all have a full slate of summer shows lined up. You can see the full list by following the links. I […]

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