Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Friday Night Lights

  • Great TV Marriages

    Great TV Marriages

    Have you been watching The Gifted? I have. One of the things I notice each week is the great marriage between Amy Acker and Stephen Moyer as the parents of two ‘gifted’ teens in this sci fi drama. I haven’t thought much about great TV marriages since Friday Night Lights  with Connie Britton and Kyle […]

  • 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.

  • Lost Girl: S5 E6 Clear Eyes, Fae Hearts

    Lost Girl: S5 E6 Clear Eyes, Fae Hearts

    Lost Girl episode 6 of season 5 is “Clear Eyes, Fae Hearts.” The title is a tribute to a beloved favorite, Friday Night Lights. Look out, college football, here come Tamsin and Bo! Spoilers ahead. Bo (Anna Silk) dreams about the jack-in-the-box. Lauren (Zoie Palmer) cranks the handle slowly. She turns and smiles. Bo jerks […]

  • Remembering Picket Fences

    Remembering Picket Fences

    There are actors you always associate with a certain show, like Sarah Michelle Gellar always making you think of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I got to thinking about Picket Fences the other day because of a mention of Tom Skerritt, and I realized that Picket Fences was one of those iconic moments in TV history for […]

  • Two Stories About Love: Is Dorfman the Warmest Color?

    Two Stories About Love: Is Dorfman the Warmest Color?

    This weekend I watched two movies about love. Both dealt with young women in search of themselves, young women in search of love, young women who had to struggle with loss and with being misunderstood. One of the films got great reviews and won prestigious awards. One of the films was a bit of a […]

  • New TV season shows I can’t wait to see

    New TV season shows I can’t wait to see

    The summer shows are fun and I love quite a few of them, but I’m eager for the new seasons of some old favorites. Here’s what I’m looking forward to. What about you? Lost Girl Season 4 can’t get here soon enough for me. It airs first in Canada on Showcase beginning in November. Then […]

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