Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Barry Jenkins

  • The Underground Railroad reimagines history

    The Underground Railroad reimagines history

    The Underground Railroad is a 10 part series on Prime Video. It was created and directed by Barry Jenkins, based on The Underground Railroad: A Novel* by Colson Whitehead. It’s the story of a runaway slave and the man who pursued her. It was both brutal and beautiful.

  • Review: Dear White People the TV series

    Review: Dear White People the TV series

    Dear White People the series picks up where the movie ended. We go back to the black-face Halloween party and see it from several students’ perspectives. The technique of replaying important events from different characters’ points of view is used to great effect in the TV series.