Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Grandma

  • The 10 Best Shows on Hulu

    The 10 Best Shows on Hulu

    The 10 best shows on Hulu is an entirely subjective list. By me. My top picks are movies and series I’ve watched and reviewed here on the blog. If I miss a favorite of yours, feel free to bring it up in the comments at the end.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Hero

    Watch This: Trailer for The Hero

    Sam Elliott stars as an aging actor diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in The Hero. He tries to reconcile with his estranged daughter (Krysten Ritter) while striking up a new relationship with a young woman (Laura Prepon).

  • Women Led Media Dominate the GLAAD Awards Nominations

    Women Led Media Dominate the GLAAD Awards Nominations

    The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives. This year the major nominations feature many women led films and series with either lesbian or female transgender characters helming the lead roles.

  • Reprint: A Good Year for Elder Actors

    Reprint: A Good Year for Elder Actors

    [This post originally appeared at Time Goes By, written by Ronni Bennett. Thanks to Ronni for allowing me to reprint it here.] Not infrequently, I grumble out loud around here about how few roles, especially major roles, there are in film for elder actors. Our generation doesn’t get much representation on what in our youth […]

  • The Old Ain’t Dead Top 10 of 2015

    The Old Ain’t Dead Top 10 of 2015

    Old Ain’t Dead just me, watching whatever looks good. To me. I don’t watch everything. I don’t have a “best of 2015” list because I don’t have a clue as to what most of 2015 had to offer, much less what the best of all that would be. Yet here we are, at the end […]

  • Is the Badass Female Only the Female with a Gun?

    Is the Badass Female Only the Female with a Gun?

    I love the badass characters. I enjoy the badass female leads in Quantico and Blindspot, to name a couple of examples from this fall’s TV season. But I wish the badass qualities I love didn’t have to involve guns and violence. Is the standard audition practice these days to ask a woman to draw a […]

  • Review: Grandma

    Review: Grandma

    Grandma stars Lily Tomlin as Elle. The entire story takes place in one day. It starts when Elle breaks up with her girlfriend Olivia (Judy Greer). Then Elle’s granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) unexpectedly shows up needing $600 before sundown. Spoilers ahead.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Grandma

    Watch This: Trailer for Grandma

    Grandma stars Lily Tomlin, which is all anyone needs to know before laying their money down at a theater box office. The film release date is August 21. Tomlin plays Elle Reid, who just lost her longtime partner, Val. Her 18 year old granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) appears one day asking for help. The two […]

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