Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Cobie Smulders

  • Brain Dump: Good Trouble, Stumptown, and Tommy

    Brain Dump: Good Trouble, Stumptown, and Tommy

    For today’s big brain clearing post, I’ll talk about Good Trouble, Stumptown, and Tommy.

  • Stumptown is my favorite new show!

    Stumptown is my favorite new show!

    Stumptown is a comic book adaptation on ABC. Cobie Smulders stars. It’s my favorite new TV series and I have reasons!

  • Watch This: Fall TV Shows Starring Women

    Watch This: Fall TV Shows Starring Women

    The fall TV season starts very soon. Will there be many good new women-led shows this season? Well, I can think of three. If you have more in mind, speak up in the comments.

  • Review: The Intervention

    Review: The Intervention

    The Intervention features 4 couples in various stages of coming together or falling apart. They gather for a weekend with a crackpot plan to stage an intervention in the marriage of one of the couples.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Intervention

    Watch This: Trailer for The Intervention

    The Intervention features a big ensemble cast in a situation likened to The Big Chill. Instead of a funeral, the motivation for this get together among friends is to suggest one of the couples get a divorce! That’s the intervention. 

  • Review: Unexpected

    Review: Unexpected

    I just caught Unexpected on Netflix. This film is about a teacher obsessed with her work who can’t deal with the fact that she is pregnant. Spoilers ahead. The film stars Cobie Smulders, Anders Holm, and Gail Bean. Smulders is Samantha (Sam) Abbott, a white woman teaching science in a majority black high school. She’s […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for Unexpected

    Watch This: Trailer for Unexpected

    Unexpected is the story of not one, but two, unexpected pregnancies. The first is teacher Samantha Abbott (Cobie Smulders) and the second is her student Jasmine (Gail Bean). Fans of Cobie Smulders (like me!) are sure to enjoy seeing her take the lead in a film of her own. The film is written by Megan […]

  • My Life Coach Plan for Alyson Hannigan and Casting Directors Everywhere

    My Life Coach Plan for Alyson Hannigan and Casting Directors Everywhere

    Alyson Hannigan tends to take parts in shows that turn out to be wildly popular and last for years. For that reason we usually see her as a sweetheart of a character for long stretches of time. The result is that when we think of Alyson Hannigan we think of the nerdy and loyal best […]

  • Instant Judgments on Sleepy Hollow and Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

    Instant Judgments on Sleepy Hollow and Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

    Here are my instant opinions about two new TV shows that deal with fantastical unreality. Sleepy Hollow may be a bit overbearingly self-important. — OldAintDead (@OldAintDead) September 24, 2013 I watched two episodes before I formed that judgment on Sleepy Hollow. It’s too heavy handed for my taste. I feel like they are beating me […]

  • The L Word Opening Credits (Season Two)

    The L Word Opening Credits (Season Two)

    The regular cast for season 2, in each episode: Jennifer Beals: Bette Porter Leisha Hailey: Alice Pieszecki Laurel Holloman: Tina Kennard Mia Kirshner: Jenny Schecter Katherine Moennig: Shane McCutcheon Pam Grier: Kit Porter Rachel Shelley: Helena Peabody Erin Daniels: Dana Fairbanks Eric Mabius: Tim Haspeth Sarah Shahi: Carmen de la Pica Morales Take a good […]

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