Roar is an 8 part anthology series. Each story is about a woman and a pointed women’s issue. The list of women in front of and behind the camera is compelling and should convince you to take a look at the series.Continue Reading: Review: Roar, a celebration of women
Genius: Aretha is the third season of a National Geographic series about geniuses. The first two seasons were about Picasso and Einstein. Now we have Aretha Franklin. The series isn’t a traditional biopic. It’s more about the music than anything else. After streaming on the National Geographic channel, it’s now on Hulu.Continue Reading: Genius: Aretha strikes a chord for genius
Harriet, the Harriet Tubman biopic, made its way to HBO Max recently. I was excited to see it. She is definitely an American warrior hero. Kasi Lemmons directed and co-wrote the drama.Continue Reading: Harriet puts Harriet Tubman in heroic terms
So I wrote a review of Widows. I’m a woman. I was reading a review by another woman, Carmen Phillips, at Autostraddle. I suddenly had a burning desire to see just how many Widows reviews by women I could find. Continue Reading: There are so few women-written reviews of “Widows,” it’s ridiculous!
Widows is crammed with star power, blessed with an engaging but tricky plot, and is a paen to female empowerment. I was expecting lots of action from the women, but the story built slowly toward a few moments of action at the end. Continue Reading: Review: Widows