Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Kelly Macdonald

  • Review: Ten Percent, British remake of a French series

    Review: Ten Percent, British remake of a French series

    Ten Percent is a British comedy about theatrical agents. It’s based on the French series Call My Agent. The premise and characters are very much like their French counterparts, except the comedy and style have been made British.

  • Review: Operation Mincemeat, a WWII spy operation that worked

    Review: Operation Mincemeat, a WWII spy operation that worked

    Operation Mincemeat was an elaborate deception by the British. It took place in 1943. The purpose was to convince the Nazis that Britain was going to invade Greece, when in fact, the target was Sicily.

  • Review: Giri/Haji

    Review: Giri/Haji

    Giri/Haji, the Japanese title of this multi-continent drama, means Duty/Shame in English. Those two words – duty and shame – encapsulate the themes and drivers of the action in this drama about family, love, responsibility and survival. It’s streaming on Netflix. There are minor spoilers ahead.