Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Kate Atkinson

  • Wentworth, season 9 (or season 8 part 2) ends the series

    Wentworth, season 9 (or season 8 part 2) ends the series

    Wentworth’s final season recently reached Netflix US and I gobbled it right up. The season ended the story of the women and the guards in Wentworth Prison with lots of love, revenge, murder, mistaken judgements, and even some redemption. My personal thanks to everyone involved in this series. From beginning to end, Wentworth has been… Read more Wentworth, season 9 (or season 8 part 2) ends the series

  • Review: Wentworth, season 8

    Review: Wentworth, season 8

    Wentworth (in some locales Wentworth Prison), season 8, is available on Netflix US now. In this season, a rash of new characters entered the prison to create trouble and chaos. Seasons 8 and 9, already set, are supposed to be the final seasons for this long running Australian women’s prison series. The situation in Wentworth… Read more Review: Wentworth, season 8

  • Review: Wentworth, season 7

    Review: Wentworth, season 7

    Wentworth season 7 went heavy on the revenge themes. Prisoners went through all sorts of schemes and problems in search of revenge. All it got them was a lot of trouble. This review is almost spoiler free.

  • Review: Wentworth, season 6

    Review: Wentworth, season 6

    Wentworth, season 6, raises the danger level for prisoners and officers as new threats and old sins come to a violent head.

  • Wentworth Season 4: Bea’s Journey

    Wentworth Season 4: Bea’s Journey

    The Australian TV series Wentworth season 4 is now available on Netflix US. I recommend binging it as soon as possible! I want to review the season, but not in the usual way that covers everything. I intend to look at the entire season as Bea’s journey. Beware: spoilers ahead!

  • An Audience with the cast of Wentworth

    An Audience with the cast of Wentworth

    Wentworth, the Australian women’s prison drama, is currently in season 4 on Australian TV. In the US, Netflix has seasons 1-3, and will probably have season 4 after it finishes airing in Australia. 

  • Review: Wentworth Season 3

    Review: Wentworth Season 3

    Here’s my review of the 3rd season of Wentworth, the tense Australian¬† women’s prison drama. Season 3 raises the stakes. Everyone’s situation is fraught and the lunatics are in charge of the asylum. Characters turn harder and tougher and use what they know to manipulate and control. Beware the spoilers. I also reviewed seasons 1… Read more Review: Wentworth Season 3

  • Review: Wentworth

    Review: Wentworth

    Wentworth is frequently mentioned when the conversation turns to Orange is the New Black. The Australian women’s prison drama is now on Netflix. I binge watched both seasons of the show and now understand why the two shows are so often mentioned in the same breath. This review of Wentworth will tell you a little… Read more Review: Wentworth