Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Cedric the Entertainer

  • Cadillac Records, the music goes on

    Cadillac Records, the music goes on

    Cadillac Records is a 2008 film that I just found on Netflix. It’s set in the 1950s in Chicago where a young Polish immigrant named Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody) opened a recording studio and started promoting the music of Black blues musicians. This fictionalized biopic remains interesting, largely because the music is timeless.

  • Review: First Reformed

    Review: First Reformed

    First Reformed is an intellectual journey inward through the mind and sparse congregation of the Reverend Toller (Ethan Hawke) of the First Reformed Church. It’s an austere world we visit in this film.

  • Review: Larry Crowne

    Review: Larry Crowne

    I saw Larry Crowne back in 2011 when it was first released. I remembered enjoying it. When it showed up on Netflix I watched it again. I enjoyed it just as much the second time.

  • 3 Reasons Hot in Cleveland is Fabulous

    3 Reasons Hot in Cleveland is Fabulous

    Hot in Cleveland is in its 5th season on TVLand. I don’t enjoy sitcoms as much as dramas, but this one is pure delight. What makes this sitcom stand out in the crowded landscape of 30 minute comedy shows? Here are 3 good reasons. 1. The cast projects pure fun The women who form the […]

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