Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Judi Dench

  • Watch This: Trailer for Red Joan

    Watch This: Trailer for Red Joan

    Red Joan is a truth-based spy drama from the UK starring Sophie Cookson and Judi Dench as spy Joan Stanley. The spy played by the two women remained undetected for 50 years. Watch the trailer below.

  • Review: Tea with the Dames

    Review: Tea with the Dames

    The delightful 1 hour and 24 minutes you spend with Tea with the Dames will make you smile until your face hurts.

  • Review: Ladies in Lavender

    Review: Ladies in Lavender

    Ladies in Lavender is a throwback to the distant past. Ladies in Lavender was set in 1936 on the coast of Cornwall, but filmed in 2004.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Murder on the Orient Express

    Watch This: Trailer for Murder on the Orient Express

    Kenneth Branagh brings us a new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic Hercule Poirot mystery Murder on the Orient Express. The film is star-studded to the max. Every character is played by someone outstanding.

  • Surprise! Old People are Underrepresented in Film

    Surprise! Old People are Underrepresented in Film

    A new study from the Media, Diversity and Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism provides the data showing what we all know already – older people are ignored, underrepresented, or trivialized in film.

  • Review: Sweet Bean (An)

    Review: Sweet Bean (An)

    Sweet Bean is also titled An (the Japanese name for bean paste) and Sweet Red Bean Paste. No matter what you call this Japanese film, Sweet Bean is a warm, loving film about three people and food.

  • Review: Philomena

    Review: Philomena

    Philomena got raves reviews when it came out in theaters in 2013, but I missed seeing it then. I’ve made up for that now, because it’s currently available on Netflix, iTunes and Amazon Instant Video. I give the film a rave review as well. It’s wonderful, and full of the human interest that was so […]

  • Brain Dump: Supergirl, Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Blacklist

    Brain Dump: Supergirl, Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Blacklist

    It’s a brain dump day. Short thoughts on big topics. Supergirl’s Costume Just released photos of Supergirl’s costume show a muted color palette. But the costume is not over-sexualized. I love that. It looks like Supergirl, but a serious super hero, not a sex object. I was hoping for brighter colors and mentioned that on […]

  • New Previews for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    New Previews for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel will release in late March 2015 in the US. I will be there, ready to be delighted by this wonderful cast and charming story. New in this edition of the story will be Richerd Gere, Tamsin Greig and David Strathairn. Still around are Dev Patel, Maggie Smith, Tina Desai, […]

  • Watch This: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    Watch This: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    I absolutely cannot wait to see The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. The first one was arguably the best movie on planet Earth, and in 2015 we’ll have yet another best movie on planet Earth. Such riches. Among the riches: the best cast on planet earth, including Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Richard Gere, […]

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