Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Blythe Danner

  • Review: Hearts Beat Loud

    Review: Hearts Beat Loud

    Hearts Beat Loud appears to be a simple story about a father and daughter as she prepares to leave for college. It seems simple, but it’s actually emotionally intricate and complex. Like some of the music in this film, it’s complicated while seeming simple. It’s perfectly written and acted. It’s a wonderful movie. I give… Read more Review: Hearts Beat Loud

  • Review: Season 1 of Gypsy

    Review: Season 1 of Gypsy

    I almost didn’t watch Gypsy. There were so many bad reviews. I sometimes forget my cardinal rule: I generally disagree with critics. I saw one good review, and a gay girlfriend told me she liked it a lot. To get to the point, I decided to watch it.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Hero

    Watch This: Trailer for The Hero

    Sam Elliott stars as an aging actor diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in The Hero. He tries to reconcile with his estranged daughter (Krysten Ritter) while striking up a new relationship with a young woman (Laura Prepon).

  • Review: I’ll See You in My Dreams

    Review: I’ll See You in My Dreams

    I’ll See You in My Dreams is a beautiful, tender story about age, friendship, love, life and heartbreak. A magnificent Blythe Danner leads the cast and appears in every scene.

  • Reprint: A Good Year for Elder Actors

    Reprint: A Good Year for Elder Actors

    [This post originally appeared at Time Goes By, written by Ronni Bennett. Thanks to Ronni for allowing me to reprint it here.] Not infrequently, I grumble out loud around here about how few roles, especially major roles, there are in film for elder actors. Our generation doesn’t get much representation on what in our youth… Read more Reprint: A Good Year for Elder Actors