Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Aubrey Plaza

  • The White Lotus, season 2, spoiler free review

    The White Lotus, season 2, spoiler free review

    The White Lotus, season 2, had everyone hanging on, holding their breath, to see who died in the first episode. That secret wasn’t revealed until the last minute of the last episode. Just in case you haven’t watched season 2 yet, I’m going to write a spoiler free review so you can enjoy the suspense […]

  • Emily the Criminal, or Aubrey Plaza the antihero

    Emily the Criminal, or Aubrey Plaza the antihero

    Emily the Criminal is a departure for Aubrey Plaza. She’s ready and willing to go to the dark side in this film. Playing this part takes her beyond anything she’s done before. She’s really good as the steely-nerved, tough Emily.

  • Spin Me Round, Alison Brie comedy with great cast

    Spin Me Round, Alison Brie comedy with great cast

    Spin Me Round is a mix of comedy and suspense. Amber (Alison Brie) is the manager of an Italian restaurant in California. She wins a trip from the corporation to Italy to a manager’s school. Some strange and mysterious things happen in Italy.

  • Ingrid Goes West, and just a little bit crazy

    Ingrid Goes West, and just a little bit crazy

    Ingrid Goes West is a parable on the dangers of social media obsession. It’s about believing what you see on Instagram, believing that followers equal love, and wanting to be near your social media favorites. It’s streaming on Hulu.

  • Sexify, terrific comedy from Poland

    Sexify, terrific comedy from Poland

    Sexify is an 8 episode comedy about college women attempting to win a competition to build the best app. The app, almost by accident, becomes about helping women have better orgasms. It’s one of the best series I’ve seen in a while. It’s streaming on Netflix.

  • Calls is a different kind of sci-fi mystery

    Calls is a different kind of sci-fi mystery

    Calls is a series of short episodes that are versions of phone calls. You never see anyone’s face, it’s all voice work and a visually engaging screensaver type representation of words, connections, and emotions. It’s streaming on Apple TV+.

  • Review: Happiest Season

    Review: Happiest Season

    Director Clea DuVall wanted to make a classic holiday romcom with lesbian characters and I think she succeeded admirably in Happiest Season. This film will bring on the twinkly lights, the Santas, and the love and good cheer for many holiday seasons to come. You can see it on Hulu.

  • Review: Addicted to Fresno

    Review: Addicted to Fresno

    Addicted to Fresno is absurd comedy delivered by a brilliant cast of comedy geniuses.

  • Review: The Little Hours

    Review: The Little Hours

    I need to say right off the mark that The Little Hours won’t appeal to everyone. If you are the kind of person whose favorite movie is The Princess Bride and reruns of Monte Python are your go-to late night fare, then The Little Hours is for you.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Addicted to Fresno

    Watch This: Trailer for Addicted to Fresno

    I don’t know when I’ve been quite this excited about a movie. Addicted to Fresno is so perfect! What exactly do I mean by perfect? Well, it stars Judy Greer and Natasha Lyonne as sisters who are completely nutso – funny already, that. Then there’s the rest of the cast: Molly Shannon, Aubrey Plaza, Clea DuVall, […]

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