Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Danielle Brooks

  • Peacemaker, what we know so far

    Peacemaker, what we know so far

    Peacemaker episodes 1-3 dropped on HBO Max the premier day, giving this spin off from The Suicide Squad a good beginning. James Gunn is responsible for both series. Both are over the top bonkers. Here’s what we learned in the first episodes.

  • Review: Social Distance

    Review: Social Distance

    Social Distance sets episode 1 in April 2020 and ends the series in late May 2020 with graduation and the killing of George Floyd. Even such a tiny slice of pandemic quarantine provided eight powerful and meaningful episodes in this anthology series on Netflix.

  • Orange is the New Black: Farewell and Goodbye

    Orange is the New Black: Farewell and Goodbye

    Orange is the New Black dropped its final season, season 7, on Netflix recently. I, like many others, devoted a good part of a weekend to watching the last ever episodes of this groundbreaking marvel of a television masterpiece roll by.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Sadie

    Watch This: Trailer for Sadie

    Thirteen year old Sadie obsesses over her father’s deployment and dreams and writes about “violent stuff.” This promising film was written and directed by Megan Griffiths.

  • Six Years of Thoughts on Orange is the New Black

    Six Years of Thoughts on Orange is the New Black

    I’ve written about Orange is the New Black since season 1. I wanted to summarize my thoughts on this series, collect the most important posts in one spot, and share the results. This Orange is the New Black summary is my attempt to do that. Each headline is a link to the full article.

  • Casting Thoughts on Orange is the New Black

    Casting Thoughts on Orange is the New Black

    Orange is the New Black, season 6, had quite a turnover in cast. I want to comment on a few of the new additions.

  • Orange is the New Black, season 6

    Orange is the New Black, season 6

    Orange is the New Black, season 6, starts after the riot of season 5. The way the government and prison authorities dealt with it was the focus of the season. Some of our favorite characters made it into Litchfield Max, while others were shipped off to distant prisons never to be seen again.

  • Orange is the New Black Season 5: Thumbs Up vs. Thumbs Down

    Orange is the New Black Season 5: Thumbs Up vs. Thumbs Down

    Orange is the New Black season 5 was both an emotional thrill ride and a disappointment. I want to discuss my likes and dislikes about the latest season. This is not a detailed review. There might be a few spoilers along the way.

  • #OITNB News Flashes

    #OITNB News Flashes

    Orange is the New Black or #OITNB released a date for the start of season 5. And Danielle Brooks released a dollop of news about the new season.

  • Review: I Dream Too Much

    Review: I Dream Too Much

    I Dream Too Much is a coming of age story about 20-year-old Dora (Eden Brolin). I almost abandoned the immature but charming Dora in the first few minutes, but I held on. I was rewarded with a good story. Minor spoilers ahead.