Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Felicity Huffman

  • Review: When They See Us

    Review: When They See Us

    When They See Us is the true story of the 5 Black and Brown teenagers jailed for raping a woman in New York’s Central Part in 1989. They were innocent and finally exonerated after spending many years in prisons.

  • Brain Dump: Supergirl & The Flash, American Crime, Taken, Shots Fired

    Brain Dump: Supergirl & The Flash, American Crime, Taken, Shots Fired

    This and that about a few TV shows: a brain dump. This week I’m thinking about musical crossovers, hidden slavery in America, the ratio of Beals to violence, and the criminal justice system.

  • Review: Cake

    Review: Cake

    This isn’t a review of Cake. This is a great big squee about Cake. If you haven’t seen it, watch it now. A big thank you to @joyfulng on Twitter for urging me to watch it. Spoilers ahead.

  • Brain Dump: Characters We Love to Hate

    Brain Dump: Characters We Love to Hate

    A brain dump is a series of short thoughts on this and that. Today I have a theme: characters we love to hate. American Crime I have not discovered one likeable character in American Crime. Every person in the story – from the cops to the victims to the families to the criminals – is […]

  • Watch This: Previews for Cake

    Watch This: Previews for Cake

    Cake stars Jennifer Aniston as a woman in chronic pain. The big excitement is that she doesn’t wear any makeup in the film. Aaackk! Looking at a woman with no makeup on may cause brain damage! Are you prepared to put your brain in danger by going to see Cake? That isn’t right. I made […]