Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Jack Farthing

  • Review: Spencer with a terrific Kristen Stewart

    Review: Spencer with a terrific Kristen Stewart

    Spencer makes it plain from the start that it isn’t telling a true story. That’s the only reassuring thing about this tale of psychological horror featuring Kristen Stewart as Diana, Princess of Wales. I rented it on Apple+, but I think it’s available elsewhere, too.

  • Review: The Lost Daughter, Maggie Gyllenhaal directs

    Review: The Lost Daughter, Maggie Gyllenhaal directs

    The Lost Daughter takes an intimate and unflinching look at the contradictions and imperfections of motherhood. Maggie Gyllenhaal wrote and directed this touching and disturbing film based on a novel by Elena Ferrante. It’s Gyllenhaal’s first time directing. You can see it on Netflix.

  • Review: Love Wedding Repeat

    Review: Love Wedding Repeat

    Love Wedding Repeat is like one of Shakespeare’s more raucous comedies, with some Keystone Cops added for good measure.

  • Review: Burn Burn Burn

    Review: Burn Burn Burn

    Burn Burn Burn is a 2015 British comedy directed by Chanya Button. It’s an offbeat road trip orchestrated by a dead man that takes our two heroines all over the UK before it’s finished.