Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Gil Bellows

  • Jett, with Carla Gugino, brings action and excitement

    Jett, with Carla Gugino, brings action and excitement

    Jett is an action thriller starring Carla Gugino as a master thief. After a stint in prison, she finds herself in a dangerous situation. The series was made for Cinemax but is now available on HBO Max. Season 1 ended just before the pandemic hit, and the series has not been renewed for a second […]

  • Review: The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom

    Review: The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom

    The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom is such a catchy title, I couldn’t resist giving the film a try. It was charming and touching and quite satisfying. The 2012 Canadian film was written and directed by Tara Johns, who said that the idea for the story came from her mother’s relationship with Joni Mitchell. […]

  • Review: Ascension

    Review: Ascension

    Ascension, a three night event on SyFy was emphatically uneven. It was utterly boring at times, and edge-of-the-seat exciting at others. It was predictable while being unpredictable. It was disgustingly sexist but a paean to women by the end. Major spoilers ahead! The situation was a set-up. The previews showed a space ship launched from […]

  • Watch This: Ascension Trailers and Features

    Watch This: Ascension Trailers and Features

    Ascension is a 3 night special playing on SyFy starting December 15. There are previews and promos available for this interesting new science fiction tale. I thought I’d let you look at several of them. I remember the 60s and the early space program, so the series is especially interesting to me. Talking about how […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Calling

    Watch This: Trailer for The Calling

    In The Calling Detective Inspector Hazel Miscallef (Susan Sarandon) realizes there’s a serial killer loose in her area of Ontario, Canada. Generally all I need to know about a film is that Susan Sarandon is in it to be interested. From the trailer the film looks grim and a bit gruesome. However, the thriller does […]

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