Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Corey Stoll

  • Review: The Report

    Review: The Report

    I finally got around to watching The Report on Prime Video on the day we all waited for results from the Iowa caucuses, the day of the SOTU address, and the day before the Senate’s final vote on the President’s impeachment trial. It was a good day to watch this film and be reminded that… Read more Review: The Report

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Seagull

    Watch This: Trailer for The Seagull

    What draws my interest in The Seagull is not that it’s period drama based on the play by Anton Chekhov. I admit, Anton Chekhov somehow manages to stay relevant, even though The Seagull was written in 1895. No, the thing that interests me is the cast.

  • Review: Dark Places

    Review: Dark Places

    Dark Places is a haunting tale about recovering from childhood trauma and the lingering seduction of evil. I give it high marks. The acting was brilliant from all the cast, particularly Charlize Theron and Christina Hendricks. The plotting and story details were original and fascinating. Spoilers ahead. The film was based on a book by… Read more Review: Dark Places

  • Watch This: Trailer for Dark Places

    Watch This: Trailer for Dark Places

    Dark Places looks intense and good. Based on a book by Gillian Flynn, the film stars Charlize Theron as Libby, the little sister of Ben, a prisoner played by Corey Stoll. Libby’s family was murdered when she was a child. Ben was convicted of the crime. A group of ex-cops called The Kill Club are… Read more Watch This: Trailer for Dark Places

  • Review: This is Where I Leave You

    Review: This is Where I Leave You

    This is Where I Leave You is so rich and messy and complicated, I won’t even try to give you the details of the story. You get the basic story watching the trailer, which is that a family comes together to sit shiva for 7 days because of the death of the father.

  • Watch This: Trailer for This is Where I Leave You

    Watch This: Trailer for This is Where I Leave You

    This is Where I Leave You boasts an incredible cast. It looks hilarious. It’s based on a novel by Jonathan Tropper, who also wrote the screenplay for the film. It’s scheduled for a September release.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Decoding Annie Parker

    Watch This: Trailer for Decoding Annie Parker

    Decoding Annie Parker stars an Oscar nominee and an Oscar winner right off the top: Samantha Morton and Helen Hunt. They are patient and doctor. It’s sensible to expect fabulous performances from these two. The story is based in fact and tells about the pioneering doctor who first helped science understand the genetic link to… Read more Watch This: Trailer for Decoding Annie Parker