Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Joanne Woodward

  • The Last Movie Stars, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

    The Last Movie Stars, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

    The Last Movie Stars from director Ethan Hawke is a love letter to two Hollywood icons, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. But it’s more than an exploration of this famous couple and their lives together. It’s a look at Hollywood history for the last 60 or 70 years, crammed with stars from both then and […]

  • Review: Empire Falls

    Review: Empire Falls

    The novel Empire Falls by Richard Russo is one of the best novels I’ve ever read. The book was rich, detailed, full of memorable characters and built to an exciting climax. Adapting that to a 2-part TV mini-series must have been a daunting project. Richard Russo wrote the screenplay himself. 

  • Review: Frankie and Alice

    Review: Frankie and Alice

    Frankie and Alice was panned by the critics, often for reasons that had nothing to do with the film itself. One critic panned it because it was finished in 2010 but not released until 2014. <sarcasm>Well, that sure seems like a good reason to hate a film to me. </sarcasm> Spoilers ahead.

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