Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Kristen Stewart

  • Review: Spencer with a terrific Kristen Stewart

    Review: Spencer with a terrific Kristen Stewart

    Spencer makes it plain from the start that it isn’t telling a true story. That’s the only reassuring thing about this tale of psychological horror featuring Kristen Stewart as Diana, Princess of Wales. I rented it on Apple+, but I think it’s available elsewhere, too.

  • Review: Happiest Season

    Review: Happiest Season

    Director Clea DuVall wanted to make a classic holiday romcom with lesbian characters and I think she succeeded admirably in Happiest Season. This film will bring on the twinkly lights, the Santas, and the love and good cheer for many holiday seasons to come. You can see it on Hulu.

  • Review: Charlie’s Angels (2019)

    Review: Charlie’s Angels (2019)

    Charlie’s Angels (the 2019 version) recently showed up on STARZ. I couldn’t wait to watch it even though I knew it was supposed to be terrible. But I thought it would be fun.

  • Review: Seberg

    Review: Seberg

    Seberg is a biopic about actress Jean Seberg at a time in her life when she went to California to make a Hollywood movie. It’s available on Prime Video. There are spoilers ahead.

  • Brain Dump: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Personal Shopper, and Black Lightning

    Brain Dump: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Personal Shopper, and Black Lightning

    How about some short thoughts on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Personal Shopper, and Black Lightning? Let’s go there.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Lizzie: The Lizzie Borden Story

    Watch This: Trailer for Lizzie: The Lizzie Borden Story

    Lizzie is a retelling of the Lizzie Borden story. In 1892 someone, possibly Lizzie Borden, murdered the Borden parents with an axe. Lizzie was accused and acquitted.

  • Review: Clouds of Sils Maria

    Review: Clouds of Sils Maria

    Clouds of Sils Maria is a reflection on youth and aging with outstanding performances from Juliette Binoche as actress Maria Enders and Kristen Stewart as her personal assistant Val.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Certain Women

    Watch This: Trailer for Certain Women

    Certain Women tells the stories of women in a small Montana town. It stars Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams, Laura Dern, and Lily Gladstone.

  • Review: American Ultra

    Review: American Ultra

    American Ultra stars Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg as a couple of CIA agents who were part of an experimental program run by a character played by Connie Britton. The actors were interesting enough that I gave it a try. I’m a little chagrined to admit how much I enjoyed it.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Huntsman Winters War

    Watch This: Trailer for The Huntsman Winters War

    The Huntsman Winters War has Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain in a feminist fairy tale about the huntsman. Oh, yeah, Chris Hemsworth is in it – he’s the huntsman. In case you weren’t counting, that makes The Huntsman Winters War an action adventure tale with 3 women and 1 man in leading roles. […]

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