Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Last Tango in Halifax

  • Julia, episode 5, “Crepes Suzette”

    Julia, episode 5, “Crepes Suzette”

    Julia, episode 5, “Crepes Suzette” happened to be released during the same week as the finale of Killing Eve. Instead of recapping or reviewing the episode, I’m going to look at some parallels between the two TV shows and their respective casts.

  • Off on a Tangent about S5 of Last Tango in Halifax

    Off on a Tangent about S5 of Last Tango in Halifax

    Last Tango in Halifax season 5 came to me as a gift on my birthday. I don’t intend to review it or recap it, I simply want to talk about a few bits. It will be a little spoilery, but not in any large sense. A few scenes, and a few remarks, and I’ll be […]

  • Review: Kiri

    Review: Kiri

    Kiri is a four-part drama out of the UK’s channel 4, now streaming on Hulu following National Treasure. There were no starring roles in this tightly-drawn cast, but the standout player for me was Sarah Lancashire as Miriam Grayson, a social worker.

  • Review: Hard Sun

    Review: Hard Sun

    Hulu has been advertising the heck out of Hard Sun, a 6 part series from the BBC and Hulu. I decided to give it a try. It was a mix of good and bad.

  • I Love You, Sally Wainwright

    I Love You, Sally Wainwright

    I love you, Sally Wainwright. I know it’s a one-sided relationship. I’m the fan. You’re the creative genius behind great television. I know you have other fans. It isn’t an exclusive arrangement I have with you. But, still – I love you.

  • Brain Dump: Supergirl, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Last Tango in Halifax

    Brain Dump: Supergirl, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Last Tango in Halifax

    When I have to empty my head of short thoughts on various TV series, I call it a brain dump. This one talks about Supergirl, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Last Tango in Halifax.

  • Review: The Five

    Review: The Five

    The Five on Netflix has a lot going for it. Harlan Coben created it. It’s from Red Production Company and produced by Karen Lewis – the same folks who bring us Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley. The star is Tom Cullen, a big selling point.

  • Watch This: Teaser for Our Souls at Night

    Watch This: Teaser for Our Souls at Night

    Our Souls at Night brings Jane Fonda and Robert Redford together again in a romance about a couple who’ve been neighbors for a long time.

  • Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Nashville, The Bold Type

    Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Nashville, The Bold Type

    Time for a television watcher’s brain dump. This week I’ll offload short thoughts about Wynonna Earp, Nashville, and The Bold Type.

  • Review: Me, Myself and Her (Io e lei)

    Review: Me, Myself and Her (Io e lei)

    Me, Myself and Her (Io e lei in the original Italian) is a 2015 romance from Italy. It features two women in love, which some reviews I read consider a revolutionary idea for an Italian film.

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