Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Ben Schwartz

  • Review: The Afterparty, making whodunnits fun

    Review: The Afterparty, making whodunnits fun

    The Afterparty, season 1, was a mystery about a murder. Set at a party after a high school reunion, the series was funny and surprisingly original. Each of the 8 episodes was from a different character’s point of view and in a different movie style. It has been renewed for a second season. Minor spoilers […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for Outside In

    Watch This: Trailer for Outside In

    Outside In is from the minds of writers Jay Duplass and Lynn Shelton. Jay Duplass stars with Edie Falco and Lynn Shelton directs. It’s about an ex-con who gets out of prison and forms an intense bond with his former high school teacher.

  • Review: The Intervention

    Review: The Intervention

    The Intervention features 4 couples in various stages of coming together or falling apart. They gather for a weekend with a crackpot plan to stage an intervention in the marriage of one of the couples.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Intervention

    Watch This: Trailer for The Intervention

    The Intervention features a big ensemble cast in a situation likened to The Big Chill. Instead of a funeral, the motivation for this get together among friends is to suggest one of the couples get a divorce! That’s the intervention. 

  • Review: This is Where I Leave You

    Review: This is Where I Leave You

    This is Where I Leave You is so rich and messy and complicated, I won’t even try to give you the details of the story. You get the basic story watching the trailer, which is that a family comes together to sit shiva for 7 days because of the death of the father.

  • Watch This: Trailer for This is Where I Leave You

    Watch This: Trailer for This is Where I Leave You

    This is Where I Leave You boasts an incredible cast. It looks hilarious. It’s based on a novel by Jonathan Tropper, who also wrote the screenplay for the film. It’s scheduled for a September release.

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