Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Common

  • Review: Never Have I Ever, season 2

    Review: Never Have I Ever, season 2

    Never Have I Ever, season 2, was better than season 1, in my opinion. This coming of age tale from Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher took the high school kids we got to know before and ran them through some funny but enlightening experiences. The series is streaming on Netflix.

  • Review: Ava

    Review: Ava

    Ava stars Jessica Chastain as an action hero. Despite the female star, the film is a very male ode to violence. The best thing about it to me was seeing Jessica Chastain kicking butt with grace. Many outstanding actors are in this thriller. The film is available to rent on Prime Video.

  • Review: All About Nina

    Review: All About Nina

    All About Nina is about a stand up comic who gets her big chance and meets people who urge her to face her truth all at the same time. The results are a trainwreck. There are minor spoilers ahead.

  • Review: The Hate U Give

    Review: The Hate U Give

    The Hate U Give features Amandla Stenberg in an Oscar-worthy performance as Starr Carter, a 16 year old girl who navigates life between her Black community at home and the white high performance school she attends. This review contains spoilers.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Hate U Give

    Watch This: Trailer for The Hate U Give

    The Hate U Give is based on Angie Thomas’ best-selling novel of the same name. Amandla Stenberg stars as Starr Carter, a high school girl who watches her friend shot by the police.

  • Review: Megan Leavey

    Review: Megan Leavey

    Megan Leavey is based on the true story of a female Marine and her bomb-sniffing dog Rex. It is in theaters now and available on Amazon Video.

  • The Wiz LIVE Announces Cast

    The Wiz LIVE Announces Cast

    NBC will air The Wiz LIVE! in December and the casting announcements so far have been inspiring. Dorothy will be newcomer Shanice Williams. Williams will be on stage with Mary J. Blige as Evillene, Queen Latifah as The Wiz, David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Uzo Aduba as Glinda, Amber Riley as Addaperle, and […]

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