Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Fivel Stewart

  • The Recruit, fast-paced, fun, and pure escapism

    The Recruit, fast-paced, fun, and pure escapism

    The Recruit stars Laura Haddock and Noah Centineo in a reality-defying series about a CIA lawyer and a former CIA asset now stuck in an Arizona prison. It’s a lot of fun and excitement with danger and laughs worked into a runaway train of a story.

  • 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: Roar, a celebration of women

    Review: Roar, a celebration of women

    Roar is an 8 part anthology series. Each story is about a woman and a pointed women’s issue. The list of women in front of and behind the camera is compelling and should convince you to take a look at the series.

  • Review: Atypical, the final season

    Review: Atypical, the final season

    Atypical ended its family comedy with season 4, which recently became available on Netflix. When I finally discovered Atypical, I watched the first 3 seasons in one big weekend. It’s been quite a wait for this final season, but I was happy to see it through to the end.

  • Review: Atypical, seasons 1-3

    Review: Atypical, seasons 1-3

    Atypical is a comedy series on Netflix. Three seasons are available. I watched them all in one weekend. My eyes are tired, but I enjoyed the time with this family, centered around Sam (Keir Gilchrist), a young man with autism.

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