Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Connie Britton

  • Luckiest Girl Alive, when hiding trauma doesn’t work

    Luckiest Girl Alive, when hiding trauma doesn’t work

    Luckiest Girl Alive surprised me. I’d read some scathing reviews about how bad it was. I was going to watch it, good or bad, because it has Jennifer Beals. The surprise was, the film isn’t bad. It isn’t great, but it isn’t bad.

  • Review: The White Lotus, season 1

    Review: The White Lotus, season 1

    The White Lotus tells the story of a group of wealthy white people vacationing at a luxury resort in Hawaii. We know from the first episode that someone died, but we don’t know any details. After we learn that much, we flashback to when this group arrived at the resort. This dark comedy is streaming […]

  • Promising Young Woman, a revenge story like no other

    Promising Young Woman, a revenge story like no other

    Promising Young Woman is a brilliant new treatment of the revenge movie. It’s fresh and funny and barbed and full of heart. A masterwork. Written and directed by Emerald Fennell, the film is available to rent on Prime Video.

  • Brain Dump: Klute, Dirty John vs. The Color Purple, Ellen DeGeneres

    Brain Dump: Klute, Dirty John vs. The Color Purple, Ellen DeGeneres

    A few stray thoughts will tumble out of my head in this brain dump. Let’s spend a moment with Klute and Jane Fonda, Dirty John and The Color Purple, and Ellen DeGeneres Relatable.

  • The First Two Episodes of Dirty John

    The First Two Episodes of Dirty John

    Dirty John gives me the creepy crawlies. It is so uncomfortable to watch. I watched the first two episodes based on loyalty to Connie Britton, but the prospect of watching all 8 of the episodes in the first season of this tale doesn’t make me squirm with anticipation. More like squirm with dread. It does […]

  • On Watching Professor Marston and the Wonder Women for the Second Time

    On Watching Professor Marston and the Wonder Women for the Second Time

    Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is streaming on Amazon Video and Hulu now. Since I enjoyed it very much in the theater, I thought I’d give it a second look. My second viewing was very different from my first.

  • 5 Things to Love about 9-1-1 on Fox

    5 Things to Love about 9-1-1 on Fox

    9-1-1 is an excellent new show from Fox. It’s about 9-1-1 operators, paramedics, firefighters, and police officers who deal with life-threatening situations. I’ve thought about why I like it so much and decided a list is in order.

  • Great TV Marriages

    Great TV Marriages

    Have you been watching The Gifted? I have. One of the things I notice each week is the great marriage between Amy Acker and Stephen Moyer as the parents of two ‘gifted’ teens in this sci fi drama. I haven’t thought much about great TV marriages since Friday Night Lights  with Connie Britton and Kyle […]

  • Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

    Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

    Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is more than anything a sweet, if unconventional, love story. A love story that lead to the creation of one of the world’s most famous and beloved female superheroes. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women isn’t an origin story, which is common for superheroes. It’s a creation story.

  • Watch This: Professor Marston and The Wonder Women

    Watch This: Professor Marston and The Wonder Women

    Professor Marston and The Wonder Women is about William Marston who created the comic book character Wonder Woman. The story includes two wonder women who were in on the whole adventure.

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