Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Anne Reid

  • Review: The Aeronauts

    Review: The Aeronauts

    The Aeronauts is a nail-biting adventure about an intrepid and courageous gas balloon pilot in 1862. That pilot is Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones). This Amazon Original makes Amelia Wren as heroic as Indiana Jones or any other adventurer on the screen.

  • Review: Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

    Review: Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

    Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is a science fiction anthology of 10 episodes streaming on Amazon. Instead of reviewing the anthology as a whole the way I normally would a TV season, I’ll briefly discuss each individual episode. Various writers took the short stories of Philip K. Dick and made them into the individual tales […]

  • I Love You, Sally Wainwright

    I Love You, Sally Wainwright

    I love you, Sally Wainwright. I know it’s a one-sided relationship. I’m the fan. You’re the creative genius behind great television. I know you have other fans. It isn’t an exclusive arrangement I have with you. But, still – I love you.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Electric Dreams

    Watch This: Trailer for Electric Dreams

    Electric Dreams, or more correctly Phillip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, is an anthology sci-fi series based on the short stories of Phillip K. Dick. It has 10 stand alone episodes. It’s coming as an Amazon Prime original.

  • Last Tango in Halifax, S4 E1 – The Christmas Special

    Last Tango in Halifax, S4 E1 – The Christmas Special

    Last Tango in Halifax season 4, episode 1 is the first hour of the 2016 Christmas special for this BBC series. It’s been 18 months or so since the last episode of series 3 when Gillian (Nicola Walker) and Robbie (Dean Andrews) got married. Beware the spoilers!

  • 45 Years and Still Having Sex

    45 Years and Still Having Sex

    45 Years is a British drama about a couple preparing for a 45th anniversary of their wedding. Here’s the synopsis.

  • Last Tango in Halifax: S3 E6

    Last Tango in Halifax: S3 E6

    The season 3 finale of Last Tango in Halifax takes place on Gillian (Nicola Walker) and Robbie’s (Dean Andrews) wedding day. The day is mainly a series of comic disasters overlaid with the faint aroma of horse shit. There are spoilers.

  • Last Tango in Halifax: S3 E5

    Last Tango in Halifax: S3 E5

    Episode 5 of Last Tango in Halifax starts with a bang when Lawrence (Louis Greatorex) pulls a prank on the boys at school who put the sign on his back. By bang, I mean he tossed some firecrackers at them and pretended to shoot them. A chase scene ensued, with wild music which was also […]

  • Last Tango in Halifax, Season 3, Episode 4

    Last Tango in Halifax, Season 3, Episode 4

    This episode is about grief, about dealing with loss, about flailing for the right choice when all of the choices are wrong, and about being there for the people who need you. There are spoilers ahead.

  • Last Tango in Halifax, Season 3, Episode 3

    Last Tango in Halifax, Season 3, Episode 3

    Be glad to start episode 3 of Last Tango in Halifax in your happy place because you’re in for a bumpy night by the end. Every word that follows is a spoiler.

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