Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Julie Bowen

  • Review: The Fallout, power and impact

    Review: The Fallout, power and impact

    The Fallout tells about the lingering trauma affecting kids who lived through a school shooting. It’s visceral, emotional, and powerful. A brilliant performance from Jenna Ortega puts you right in her lived experience as a terrified teen. The film is on HBO Max.

  • Review: Mixtape, a total delight

    Review: Mixtape, a total delight

    Mixtape takes us back to days right before Y2K threatened to upend everything. A young teen girl wants to get to know her parents by hearing every song on a mixtape she finds. When she tries to play the tape, it breaks. This charming film is on Netflix.

  • Review: Better Things, Season 1

    Review: Better Things, Season 1

    Better Things didn’t exist as far as I knew. I seldom watch FX so I hadn’t seen teasers for it. I kept hearing this name Pamela Adlon in connection with other things. I thought who the heck is Pamela Adlon? Then I read an ecstatic review of the first two episodes of season 2 of… Read more Review: Better Things, Season 1