Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Jennifer Jason Leigh

  • Review: Atypical, the final season

    Review: Atypical, the final season

    Atypical ended its family comedy with season 4, which recently became available on Netflix. When I finally discovered Atypical, I watched the first 3 seasons in one big weekend. It’s been quite a wait for this final season, but I was happy to see it through to the end.

  • Review: Marriage Story

    Review: Marriage Story

    Marriage Story features brilliant performances from Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson. The film explores the American way of divorce and how it damages a couple who want to be good parents and friends when it’s over. This is a sad story, know that going in. It’s painful to witness. However, it’s ultimately full of hope. […]

  • Review: Atypical, seasons 1-3

    Review: Atypical, seasons 1-3

    Atypical is a comedy series on Netflix. Three seasons are available. I watched them all in one weekend. My eyes are tired, but I enjoyed the time with this family, centered around Sam (Keir Gilchrist), a young man with autism.

  • Review: Annihilation

    Review: Annihilation

    The alien DNA that crashes into Earth in Annihilation is going to engulf and destroy everything human! Unless Natalie Portman as cell biologist Lena can save the world! There are some spoilers ahead.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Annihilation

    Watch This: Trailer for Annihilation

    The sci-fi thriller Annihilation based on Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy released its first teaser.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Morgan

    Watch This: Trailer for Morgan

    Morgan is a sci fi thriller about an experiment with an artificial human. It stars Anya Taylor-Joy as Morgan. Kate Mara plays an investigator sent to evaluate the experiment and decide its fate.

  • Review: Hateship Loveship

    Review: Hateship Loveship

    Hateship Loveship is an 2014 independent film starring Kristen Wiig as the slightly odd woman Johanna Parry. It’s a tale about love and trust as it unfolds in the life of the strange off-kilter Johanna. Also featured in the film are Guy Pearce, Hailee Steinfeld, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sami Gayle, Christine Lahti, and Nick Nolte.

  • Review: Welcome to Me

    Review: Welcome to Me

    Welcome to Me stars Kristen Wiig as a mentally ill woman who wins $86M in the lottery and puts herself on a TV show that is all about her. Kristen Wiig is fantastic in this part and proves her talent as a dramatic actress with her portrayal of Alice Klieg. Spoilers ahead.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Welcome to Me

    Watch This: Trailer for Welcome to Me

    I think winning $86 million in the lottery would make everyone go a little crazy, but in Welcome to Me, the main character is already crazy. Welcome to Me stars Kristen Wiig as a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder. She spends her winnings on buying herself a TV show which is about her and stars […]

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