Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Elaine Cassidy

  • The Wonder, Florence Pugh stars in this period piece

    The Wonder, Florence Pugh stars in this period piece

    The Wonder is a period piece set in 1862 Ireland. The plot about faith vs. science is as relevant today as it was under the religious and patriarchal confines of that former time.

  • Review: No Offence, season 3

    Review: No Offence, season 3

    No Offence, the British series about a group of Manchester police, has the police facing the loss of one of their own in season3. She was a favorite of mine as well. Big spoiler ahead.

  • Review: No Offence, season 2

    Review: No Offence, season 2

    No Offence, season 2, carries on with the same group of hardworking Manchester police we met in season 1. Joanna Scanlan as DI Vivienne Deering runs the place with somewhat unorthodox panache. The overarching crimes of the season involve young children stolen from the child welfare system and put to work in illegal ways.

  • Review: No Offence

    Review: No Offence

    No Offence is a cop drama from the UK. It features a group of Manchester police who are dedicated to the job, but have interesting and sometimes funny lives as well.

  • Review: Acceptable Risk

    Review: Acceptable Risk

    Acceptable Risk is an Irish mini-series about a woman whose husband is murdered while he’s on a business trip to Montreal.

  • Review: Season 1 of The Paradise

    Review: Season 1 of The Paradise

    Season one of the BBC period drama The Paradise is available now on Netflix and DVD or from Amazon, YouTube, Google Play, and iTunes. Season 2 has shown on BBC One, but it isn’t available in the U.S. yet at any of the sources I mentioned. The series is about the people who work in […]