Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Christine Horne

  • Review: Margarita – revised after 6 years

    Review: Margarita – revised after 6 years

    Margarita, starring Nicola Correia Damude as the Mexican nanny Margarita, is the Canadian version of A Day Without a Mexican. In the same way that all of California comes to a screeching halt without Mexicans doing the actual business of making life work in A Day Without a Mexican, so Margarita makes life work for […]

  • Review: How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

    Review: How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

    The Canadian comedy How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town is a romp as funny as the title suggests. The film stars several favorite actors of mine. It’s funny and poignant at the same time.

  • Watch This: Trailer for How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

    Watch This: Trailer for How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

    I’ve been waiting months for How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town to reach the US. It’s finally here. It’s in some theaters, available on video on demand, from Amazon Video and iTunes. Written and directed by Jeremy LaLonde, the buzz on How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town has been […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for Truth with Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford

    Watch This: Trailer for Truth with Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford

    Truth is based on the real newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush’s military service. The subsequent firestorm of criticism cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers. The film is based on Mary Mapes memoir, “Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power.” […]

  • Entangled

    Entangled

    This is the plot synopsis: A scientist initiates her brain-dead partner’s secret experiment to find out what happened to him. But what she experiences is a mind-bending reality that threatens both their lives. Also in the film are Aaron Abrams, Joey Klein, and Tennille Read. Here’s the entire Entangled. After watching the film, I think […]

  • Recap: Lost Girl S4, E10 Waves

    Recap: Lost Girl S4, E10 Waves

    In the “Waves” episode of Lost Girl, two separate stories are told in tandem. One is a procedural crime-solving tale involving Kenzi, Dyson and Lauren. The other takes us back to the train and answers a lot of questions for us about Bo and Rainer. This being Lost Girl, the episode also sets up a […]

  • Watch This: Sex After Kids Trailer

    Watch This: Sex After Kids Trailer

    Saw a tweet from Zoie Palmer about this trailer and thought it was worth sharing. A lot of familiar faces in this comedy, plus it looks really funny. The difficulty for those of us in the U.S. is that I don’t know where it’s playing. It’s been on the festival circuit in Canada, Australia and […]

  • Recap: Lost Girl S4, E7 La Fae Époque

    Recap: Lost Girl S4, E7 La Fae Époque

    In this episode of Lost Girl, we are through worrying about Bo’s memory for a while. In “La Fae Époque,” Bo goes into Dyson’s memory. We begin with a frantic Bo (Anna Silk) and Kenzi (Ksenia Solo) dragging a monk into the police station for Hale (K.C. Collins) to interrogate because Dyson (Kris Holden-Ried) is […]

  • Recap: Lost Girl S4, E5 Let the Dark Times Roll

    Recap: Lost Girl S4, E5 Let the Dark Times Roll

    We begin this episode of Lost Girl back in the conversation in which The Keeper (Christine Horne) tells Bo (Anna Silk) her blood has spoken and she’s dark. Bo calls bullshit on The Keeper, but, alas, the gargoyle read her blood when he took that chunk out of her arm. Bo wants to know how […]

  • Recap: Lost Girl S4, E4, Turn to Stone

    Recap: Lost Girl S4, E4, Turn to Stone

    A poem should not mean But be. – Ars Poetica by Archibald MacLeish. This season on Lost Girl storylines just are. No transitions, no explanations, no clarifications. They are what they are. Like the poet said, we must be willing to let it be, no matter how badly our minds want to fill in the […]

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