Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Hugh Bonneville

  • Downton Abbey: A New Era review

    Downton Abbey: A New Era review

    Downton Abbey: A New Era has so many things happening, and so many happy endings, that you don’t notice that the 2022 spinoff from the popular TV series is over two hours long. The time is bursting with a big cast, lots of changes, and the continued emphasis on the continuity of family brought up […]

  • Downton Abbey (2019), clever capers and royal visits

    Downton Abbey (2019), clever capers and royal visits

    Downton Abbey has spun off two movies from the popular TV series. This one, from 2019, is about a royal visit from King George V (Simon Jones) and Queen Mary (Geraldine James) that set the residents of Downton Abbey atwitter. It featured a delightful minor rebellion from the servants quarters that made the story fun.

  • Review: Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

    Review: Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

    Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey brings music and magic to the Christmas season. The entire family can enjoy this musical with its steampunk gadgets, Victorian costumes, stunning choreography, and a message about believing in yourself. You’ll find it on Netflix.

  • Review: Breathe

    Review: Breathe

    Breathe is based on the remarkable true story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, a British couple dealing with polio in the 1960s. Their love story is beautifully enacted by Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy.

  • Review: W1A

    Review: W1A

    W1A is a British comedy from the BBC that makes fun of the BBC. I watched it because I knew Nina Sosanya was in it, and seeing her was worth it.

  • Brain Dump: State of Affairs, Ghostbusters, After the Wedding, Five Days

    Brain Dump: State of Affairs, Ghostbusters, After the Wedding, Five Days

    It’s a brain dump day. Random stuff falls from my head in bits and pieces. State of Affairs Why do men married to powerful women always get portrayed in the media as whiney, needy irritations? A powerful man probably didn’t get where he is without a good spouse behind him. Why should a powerful woman […]

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