Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Keira Knightley

  • Review: Silent Night, weird and relevant

    Review: Silent Night, weird and relevant

    Silent Night, the first feature length film from writer and director Camille Griffin, is a funny and terrifying morality tale about an environmental disaster rolling over the countryside on Christmas night.

  • Review: Collateral Beauty

    Review: Collateral Beauty

    Collateral Beauty tells a story about grieving with Will Smith and an all-star cast behind him in supporting roles. It’s a heart-warming, tear-jerker of a tale about recovering from the loss of a child.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Official Secrets

    Watch This: Trailer for Official Secrets

    Official Secrets tells the story of British whistleblower Katherine Gun (Keira Knightley) who leaked information about illegal government activities before the Iraq war. Her efforts didn’t prevent the war, but perhaps the film can instruct future whistleblowers in how to get it right.

  • Review: Colette

    Review: Colette

    For me, Colette was a mixed bag of good and bad. I still recommend seeing it, in spite of my less than 100% glowing review.

  • Review: Begin Again

    Review: Begin Again

    How does Mark Ruffalo do it? Every time I see one of his movies I think, “This is Mark Ruffalo’s best performance ever.” Then I see another of his movies and I have the same feeling all over again. Welcome to Begin Again with Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley in two of their best performances ever. 

  • Review: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

    Review: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

    If I had seen Seeking a Friend for the End of the World before I heard Bo and Lauren talk about being so happy to be together for the end of the world, I would have made a comment about this film in that Lost Girl post. I don’t think it’s really the end of […]

  • Review: Laggies

    Review: Laggies

    Laggies tells the tale of Megan (Keira Knightley), who cannot grow up. She’s stuck in a high school mentality even though she has advanced degrees and has been out of high school for 10 years. She’s had the same boyfriend, Anthony (Mark Webber), since high school. Despite her college education, she’s working for her dad, […]

  • Review: The Imitation Game

    Review: The Imitation Game

    The Imitation Game stars Benedict Cumberbatch as English mathematician and logician, Alan Turing. Turing helped crack the Enigma machine, a Nazi encryption device. He developed a code breaking machine which has come to be known as the computer. Spoilers ahead.

  • 7 Upcoming Films with Female Protagonists

    7 Upcoming Films with Female Protagonists

    Over the next few months there will be several films with women leading the cast coming to your theater. I celebrate every one! Here are a few – I probably missed some. Let me know in the comments if there’s something I missed that shouldn’t be missed. Laggies Keira Knightley and Chloë Grace Moretz head […]

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