Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Brian Tyree Henry

  • Causeway, a gentle story of recovery

    Causeway, a gentle story of recovery

    Causeway stars Jennifer Lawrence and Brian Tyree Henry in a quiet, introspective story about two traumatized people who find each other and help each other heal. The subtle reveal of character the two lead actors create is touching and brimming with vulnerability.

  • 5 Things I Loved about Eternals

    5 Things I Loved about Eternals

    Eternals is just another Marvel superhero story. Except it isn’t. It’s a little different and some of those differences really landed well with me. Here’s what I like about this Disney+ streamer.

  • Review: Superintelligence

    Review: Superintelligence

    Superintelligence brings Melissa McCarthy to the center of an action comedy about the most average, ordinary person on earth. It’s streaming on HBO Max.

  • Review: Widows

    Review: Widows

    Widows is crammed with star power, blessed with an engaging but tricky plot, and is a paen to female empowerment. I was expecting lots of action from the women, but the story built slowly toward a few moments of action at the end.

  • Review: Irreplaceable You

    Review: Irreplaceable You

    Irreplaceable You begins in the cemetery where Abbie (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is buried. In a voice over, Abbie explains her story. It began when she and Sam (Michiel Huisman) were 8 years old. They’d been together ever since.