Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Halle Berry

  • Review: Bruised, Halle Berry directs

    Review: Bruised, Halle Berry directs

    Bruised stars Halle Berry as an MMA fighter who struggles to get her life in a good place. Halle Berry directs the film, too, her first effort at directing. She does an excellent job at acting, directing, and fighting like a champ. The film is now on Netflix.

  • Review: Kidnap

    Review: Kidnap

    Kidnap is nerve-wracking! Its electric pace and edge-of-your-seat suspense doesn’t let up for a minute. Terrified mom Karla Dyson (Halle Berry) chases the people who took her son in a more and more dangerous tale until the final resolution.

  • A Personal Manifesto

    A Personal Manifesto

    A couple of decades ago I realized everything in my life up to that point had been determined by men. I can hear my friend Denise shouting, “It’s the patriarchy, stupid!” That’s not it – at least not completely. The patriarchy is still with us. But inside my head, things have changed.

  • Review: Frankie and Alice

    Review: Frankie and Alice

    Frankie and Alice was panned by the critics, often for reasons that had nothing to do with the film itself. One critic panned it because it was finished in 2010 but not released until 2014. <sarcasm>Well, that sure seems like a good reason to hate a film to me. </sarcasm> Spoilers ahead.

  • Brain Dump: Short Thoughts on Movies and TV

    Brain Dump: Short Thoughts on Movies and TV

    I’ve had many pop culture thoughts that I’ve neglected to actually write down in the last few weeks. It’s time for a brain dump. Movies I absolutely loved Peace, Love and Misunderstanding! This 2011 indie film was directed by Bruce Beresford. It starred Jane Fonda as an aging, free-spirited hippie and Catherine Keener as her […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for Frankie & Alice

    Watch This: Trailer for Frankie & Alice

    Frankie & Alice stars Halle Berry, Phylicia Rashad, and Stellan Skarsgard. It’s been finished since 2011 and is just now being released in the U.S. It will appear in theaters on April 4. The film is based on a true story. Halle Berry plays a woman with multiple personality disorder. One of her personalities is […]

  • Last Tango in Halifax might be Last Tango in Santa Fe

    Last Tango in Halifax might be Last Tango in Santa Fe

    The Guardian tells us that Diane Keaton plans US remake of BBC’s Last Tango in Halifax. It will air on HBO. Sally Wainwright, the creator of the show, says she will be a producer of the American version but will not have a huge role in the production.

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