Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Holly Hunter

  • 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: The Big Sick

    Review: The Big Sick

    The Big Sick, with the worst title ever inflicted on a movie, is a sweet and charming love story. One of the characters does get sick in the middle of the story. Beware the spoilers.

  • Review: Strange Weather

    Review: Strange Weather

    I wanted to see Strange Weather because I’m a Holly Hunter fan. I wasn’t disappointed by Holly Hunter’s performance, but it was the women around her who brought her back from the brink of her grief and into a semblance of acceptance.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Strange Weather

    Watch This: Trailer for Strange Weather

    Strange Weather stars Holly Hunter and Carrie Coon as a mother (Hunter) and her best friend who hit the road. The mother is searching to understand loss and grief over her son.

  • Filming for Top of the Lake S2 Begins This Spring

    Filming for Top of the Lake S2 Begins This Spring

    Top of the Lake season 2 begins filming in March, according to a statement by star Elisabeth Moss at Sundance to a Deadline reporter. Top of the Lake season 1 aired in 2013 – a long wait between seasons, but worth it. The dark drama series is from filmmaker Jane Campion. It features Detective Robin… Read more Filming for Top of the Lake S2 Begins This Spring