Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: John Gallagher Jr.

  • Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Known

    Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Known

    Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Known is an HBO Max documentary about a single performance of the Tony winning Broadway musical Spring Awakening. The original cast came together after 15 years with a week of rehearsal to stage the play one more time.

  • Love Life Digs into Love and Life

    Love Life Digs into Love and Life

    Love Life starts off so slowly I almost stopped watching. But by about episode 3 or 4 things started to have meaning. My first impression was it was one of those annoying angsty stories about getting dumped. By the end of season 1, Love Life delivered. A second season is already approved at HBO Max.

  • Review: Modern Love, season 1

    Review: Modern Love, season 1

    Modern Love lets you sit with several New Yorkers as they figure out how to love and be loved in a city that can feel pretty lonely for some. The stories are heartwarming and sweet. Not all are romantic love stories about about men and women who fall in love, however. Modern Love attempts to… Read more Review: Modern Love, season 1

  • Review: Short Term 12

    Review: Short Term 12

    Short Term 12 is an absolutely brilliant film from 2013 starring Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jr. If you haven’t seen it, I urge you to look for it on Amazon Video or one of your favorite streamers and give it a watch.

  • Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    There are many forms of cruelty. The self-righteous Christian cruelty that spouts slogans like “Jesus loves you” while making you hate yourself for being yourself is the topic of The Miseducation of Cameron Post.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Sadie

    Watch This: Trailer for Sadie

    Thirteen year old Sadie obsesses over her father’s deployment and dreams and writes about “violent stuff.” This promising film was written and directed by Megan Griffiths.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Peppermint

    Watch This: Trailer for Peppermint

    Peppermint brings Jennifer Garner back to a role reminiscent of her beginnings in Alias and Daredevil. She’s armed and she’s out for revenge.