Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Anthony Mackie

  • Solos feature 7 solo performances

    Solos feature 7 solo performances

    Solos, on Prime Video, is a series of 7 short episodes. They are mostly a single character conversing with an AI, although some have a second human actor present at times. The episodes tackle memory, love, loneliness, isolation, time travel, and space travel.

  • Review: Seberg

    Review: Seberg

    Seberg is a biopic about actress Jean Seberg at a time in her life when she went to California to make a Hollywood movie. It’s available on Prime Video. There are spoilers ahead.

  • Review: Altered Carbon, season 2

    Review: Altered Carbon, season 2

    Altered Carbon, season 2, puts Takeshi Kovacs 300 years in the future on a planet run by a money grubbing President. As in season 1, it’s a complex sci-fi drama with many characters’ stories interwoven.

  • Review: The Hate U Give

    Review: The Hate U Give

    The Hate U Give features Amandla Stenberg in an Oscar-worthy performance as Starr Carter, a 16 year old girl who navigates life between her Black community at home and the white high performance school she attends. This review contains spoilers.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Miss Bala

    Watch This: Trailer for Miss Bala

    Let’s talk about Gina Rodriguez bringing it as a Latina in the lead of an action movie, Miss Bala. Why don’t we throw in the fact that the director is Catherine Hardwicke? Sounds like my kind of film!

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Hate U Give

    Watch This: Trailer for The Hate U Give

    The Hate U Give is based on Angie Thomas’ best-selling novel of the same name. Amandla Stenberg stars as Starr Carter, a high school girl who watches her friend shot by the police.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Our Brand is Crisis

    Watch This: Trailer for Our Brand is Crisis

    You’ve probably seen the trailer for Our Brand is Crisis 15 times on your TV already, because it’s heavily promoted there. I wanted to mention it and include the trailer here because it looks interesting. It’s interesting because it stars Sandra Bullock in a role written for a man. A great move by the film’s […]

  • Review: Black or White

    Review: Black or White

    Black or White stars Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer as two contending grandparents fighting over custody of young Eloise (Jillian Estell). Spoilers ahead.

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