Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Dermot Mulroney

  • Umma, talk about mommy issues!

    Umma, talk about mommy issues!

    Umma stars Sandra Oh in a story haunted by intergenerational family issues. A film with Sandra Oh should have been better than this one is. I thought perhaps she was interested in acting (and producing) this story because it featured Korean culture and language.

  • Review: Along for the Ride

    Review: Along for the Ride

    Along for the Ride tells about Auden (Emma Pasarow) and the summer she spends in a small beach town before her first year of college. It was directed and written by Sofia Alvarez based on the novel by Sarah Dessen.

  • Review: Hanna, the final season

    Review: Hanna, the final season

    Hanna finishes up its exciting and suspense-filled run with a 6 episode third season on Prime Video. This series has been a top-notch, edge-of-your-seat thriller from start to finish. The ending was not so much happy as inevitable.

  • Review: Hanna, season 2

    Review: Hanna, season 2

    Hanna brings 8 new episodes of psychological drama, action-packed excitement, and unpredictable twists to season 2 of this Amazon Original. There are minor spoilers ahead.

  • Review: How to Make an American Quilt

    Review: How to Make an American Quilt

    I found How to Make an American Quilt, a 25 year old gem, on Netflix in a queue of films directed by women. I remember loving it, wanting more films like it, and holding it as an example of what I wanted movies to be. I decided to watch it again to see how it […]

  • Review: Homecoming

    Review: Homecoming

    Homecoming, remarkable as Julia Roberts first foray into episodic television, is also remarkable for its mysterious and slightly creepy storyline and vibe.

  • Review: August: Osage County

    Review: August: Osage County

    There are many films that can make you feel as if you’ve been assaulted by life, by pain, by damage and abuse, by hurt. August: Osage County is one of these. It peers into the way abuse and pain carries down, almost intact, from one generation to the next. In this particular story, the damage […]

  • August: Osage County is Full of Promise (Updated)

    August: Osage County is Full of Promise (Updated)

    August: Osage County is the most promising movie, story, cast, whatever, to come along in a very long time. It’s a family drama with many strong women called together by a family crisis at their childhood home in Oklahoma. It’s based on a Pulitzer Prize winning play by Tracy Letts. Letts also wrote the screen play […]

  • TV Shows for Fall 2013 that Look Good

    TV Shows for Fall 2013 that Look Good

    Here are some upcoming shows for fall that look pretty good. I’m not aware of everything that’s coming up, so if you know of something good I’ve missed, give me a shout in the comments.

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