Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Emmanuelle Chriqui

  • Cadillac Records, the music goes on

    Cadillac Records, the music goes on

    Cadillac Records is a 2008 film that I just found on Netflix. It’s set in the 1950s in Chicago where a young Polish immigrant named Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody) opened a recording studio and started promoting the music of Black blues musicians. This fictionalized biopic remains interesting, largely because the music is timeless.

  • Review: Shut Eye, season 2

    Review: Shut Eye, season 2

    Jeffrey Donovan and KaDee Strickland return as Charlie and Linda Haverford in season 2 of Shut Eye. The series about con artists and scammers is a Hulu Original.

  • Review: Shut Eye, season 1

    Review: Shut Eye, season 1

    Shut Eye, a Hulu original series, is one of the more creative and surprising things I’ve seen in a while. Everything about it is unexpected.

  • Review: Fort Bliss

    Review: Fort Bliss

    Fort Bliss is a film about what it means to be a soldier, to serve in the Army. It was written, directed, and produced by Claudia Myers. Spoilers ahead.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Fort Bliss

    Watch This: Trailer for Fort Bliss

    Men go off to war and women support them and their country by staying at home, taking care of the kids, taking care of the house, and being there with love when the soldier returns. That’s what women do. But when the soldier is a woman, a man may not do the same for family […]