Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Annette Bening

  • Hope Gap stars a brilliant Annette Bening

    Hope Gap stars a brilliant Annette Bening

    Hope Gap tells of the breakup of a 29 year marriage. The script is an ear wowing flow of rhythm and poetry. Annette Bening as the wife, Grace, does an amazing job delivering on the poetry and pain of the story – she’s simply brilliant. You can see Hope Gap on Prime Video.

  • Review: The Report

    Review: The Report

    I finally got around to watching The Report on Prime Video on the day we all waited for results from the Iowa caucuses, the day of the SOTU address, and the day before the Senate’s final vote on the President’s impeachment trial. It was a good day to watch this film and be reminded that […]

  • Review: Life Itself

    Review: Life Itself

    Life Itself is a multi-generational family drama full of love and heartbreak. It’s from writer and director Dan Fogelman, the creator of This Is Us.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Captain Marvel

    Watch This: Trailer for Captain Marvel

    I’ve had more than one person accost me to tell me I how ignorant about some superhero or other because I hadn’t read the comic book. I’m confessing that I haven’t read the Captain Marvel comic books either. But I’m here for whatever Brie Larson is bringing forth in March of 2019.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Life Itself

    Watch This: Trailer for Life Itself

    Coming from Amazon Studios is Life Itself a love story from writer and director Dan Fogelman, the man responsible for This is Us. The film will be released in September 2018.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Seagull

    Watch This: Trailer for The Seagull

    What draws my interest in The Seagull is not that it’s period drama based on the play by Anton Chekhov. I admit, Anton Chekhov somehow manages to stay relevant, even though The Seagull was written in 1895. No, the thing that interests me is the cast.

  • Watch This: Trailer for 20th Century Women

    Watch This: Trailer for 20th Century Women

    Set for a December 25 release, 20th Century Women stars Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, and Billy Crudup in a story set in 1979. Jimmy Carter is on the TV talking about a “crisis of confidence” – he was sure right about that one – and a group of women team up to raise […]

  • Review: Girl Most Likely

    Review: Girl Most Likely

    Do you know how long it takes while thumbing through lists of available movies on Netflix or Amazon Prime to find one with a woman in the lead role? Almost forever! After feeling that a movie poster with a woman on the front would never appear in the list, I found Girl Most Likely. I […]

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