Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Ethan Hawke

  • The Last Movie Stars, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

    The Last Movie Stars, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

    The Last Movie Stars from director Ethan Hawke is a love letter to two Hollywood icons, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. But it’s more than an exploration of this famous couple and their lives together. It’s a look at Hollywood history for the last 60 or 70 years, crammed with stars from both then and […]

  • Review: Juliet, Naked

    Review: Juliet, Naked

    Juliet, Naked is a delightful film. I hesitate to to label it a romcom, because it turns all the romcom tropes upside down. But it is a love story. Perhaps it’s more correctly a love story about a woman who learns to love who she is and honor herself. There are spoilers ahead, but not […]

  • Review: Maudie

    Review: Maudie

    Maudie is a biopic about Maud Lewis, a Canadian folk artist. Sally Hawkins stars brilliantly as the amazing painter, a woman afflicted with severe rheumatoid arthritis. 

  • Watch This: Trailer for Maudie

    Watch This: Trailer for Maudie

    Maudie looks like an absolutely lovely film. I can’t wait to see it. Sally Hawkins stars as Maud Lewis, a woman with rheumatoid arthritis. She’s forced out of her home and left to find a way to support herself as a housekeeper and later as an artist.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    Watch This: Trailer for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is a French space opera / science fiction action film produced, written and directed by Luc Besson. The film is based on the French science fiction comics series Valérian and Laureline. Dane DeHaan stars as Valérian and Cara Delevingne as Laureline.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Maggie’s Plan

    Watch This: Trailer for Maggie’s Plan

    Maggie’s Plan has a great cast, a female writer and director, and a plot idea that seems original in concept. Here’s the plot synopsis:

  • Watch This: Trailer for Boyhood

    Watch This: Trailer for Boyhood

    Boyhood shows us 12 years of Mason’s life, from age 6 to age 18. It took 12 years to film. The remarkable project – conceived, written and directed by Richard Linklater – was filmed by getting the cast together once a year every year for 12 years. Ellar Coltrane plays the boy. Patricia Arquette is […]

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