Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Chloe Pirrie

  • Review: Hanna, the final season

    Review: Hanna, the final season

    Hanna finishes up its exciting and suspense-filled run with a 6 episode third season on Prime Video. This series has been a top-notch, edge-of-your-seat thriller from start to finish. The ending was not so much happy as inevitable.

  • Review: The Queen’s Gambit

    Review: The Queen’s Gambit

    The Queen’s Gambit, as is obvious from the title, is a chess story. Stuck in a children’s home by age 5, young Beth Harmon was sullen and undemanding until she discovered chess. Within a few short years, she was a champion player.

  • Review: An Inspector Calls

    Review: An Inspector Calls

    An Inspector Calls is based on a well-known play by J.B. Priestley set in 1912 England. This is the 3rd movie version of the story, beautifully directed this time by Aisling Walsh. It’s a BBC production, available in the U.S. on Prime Video.

  • Review: Brief Encounters

    Review: Brief Encounters

    It’s hilarious how repressed the Brits were about sex in 1982. At least in public. Brief Encounters tells the story of four women who wade into that repression as Ann Summers party plan saleswomen and turn their worlds upside down.

  • Review: The Crown, season 2

    Review: The Crown, season 2

    The Crown season 2 is as lush and grand as season 1. It provides a view of the world in the late 1950s from inside the vulnerable but unbreakable British monarchy. Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and the rest of the pitch perfect cast continue the story behind the facade. Peter Morgan, creator of… Read more Review: The Crown, season 2

  • Review: To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters

    Review: To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters

    To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters is a look into the Brontë family life during the time when the three Brontë sisters – Charlotte, Emily and Anne – began publishing their writing. It was also the time when their brother Branwell’s drinking and profligate ways brought disaster to their home life.

  • Review: Burn Burn Burn

    Review: Burn Burn Burn

    Burn Burn Burn is a 2015 British comedy directed by Chanya Button. It’s an offbeat road trip orchestrated by a dead man that takes our two heroines all over the UK before it’s finished.