Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: indie films

  • Review: Unhook the Stars

    Review: Unhook the Stars

    Unhook the Stars is from 1996, and it’s a gem. I completely recommend it to you. The film features Gena Rowlands as Mildred, the widowed mother of two adult children and the neighbor of Monica (Marisa Tomei) and her son J.J. (Jake Lloyd). When the film begins, Mildred is a buttoned down suburban housewife with […]

  • Review: And While We Were Here

    Review: And While We Were Here

    And While We Were Here is set on the Italian island of Ischia. It’s full of picture postcard views and gorgeous scenery. The film stars Kate Bosworth as Jane, Iddo Goldberg as her viola playing husband, and Jamie Blackley as a young American slacker Jane meets while in Italy. Overall, And While We Were Here […]

  • Indies and Unfamiliar Faces: The Second Time Around

    Indies and Unfamiliar Faces: The Second Time Around

    I often have a problem with films when the faces are unfamiliar. This applies to an awful lot of indie films I see. The problem is that I have trouble keeping track of who the characters are and what their contribution to the story is because I don’t recognize the faces. It makes it hard […]

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