Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Lauren Hammersley

  • Review: Virgin River, season 4

    Review: Virgin River, season 4

    Virgin River just released season 4 on Netflix. Season 5 is on the way. As I watched season 4, I pondered the question, “Why is this show so popular?” I decided it was because it’s about real people living real lives with drama coming from situations that feel real. The characters fall in love, argue,… Read more Review: Virgin River, season 4

  • Review: Virgin River, season 2

    Review: Virgin River, season 2

    Virgin River, season 2, continues the romance begun so tentatively in season 1 between big city nurse Mel (Alexandra Breckenridge) and Jack (Martin Henderson), the owner of a bar in the tiny California forest town of Virgin River. This series on Netflix is already renewed for a 3rd season.

  • Review: Virgin River, season 1

    Review: Virgin River, season 1

    Virgin River is a Netflix original that stars a woman, is written by women, is often directed by women, and is produced by women. Netflix has already renewed it for a second season.

  • Orphan Black S5 E10 To Right the Wrongs of Many

    Orphan Black S5 E10 To Right the Wrongs of Many

    Orphan Black finishes with “To Right the Wrongs of Many.” It’s the last episode ever, which makes me want to cry. I cried most of the way through this episode, but they were happy tears.

  • Orphan Black S5 E9 One Fettered Slave

    Orphan Black S5 E9 One Fettered Slave

    Orphan Black episode 9 “One Fettered Slave” is a funeral with no happy weddings. Helena’s (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude) early history is explored. This is a recap. There are spoilers.

  • Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide

    Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide

    Orphan Black draws nearer the last episode with “Guillotines Decide,” the 8th episode of season 5. In this episode, it was the best of times. It was the worst of times. This is a recap. There are spoilers.

  • Orphan Black S5 E4 Let the Children and the Childbearers Toil

    Orphan Black S5 E4 Let the Children and the Childbearers Toil

    Orphan Black episode 4 “Let the Children and the Childbearers Toil” ties us back to some older story lines while Mrs. S (Maria Doyle Kennedy) and Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) madly search for a way to free Kira (Skyler Wexler) from Rachel’s clutches. This is a recap. There will be spoilers.

  • Orphan Black S4 E9 The Mitigation of Competition

    Orphan Black S4 E9 The Mitigation of Competition

    Orphan Black’s “The Migration of Competition” is episode 9 of season 4. Some momentous things happen in this episode, which makes me very curious to see what the big season 4 cliffhanger at the end of the next episode will be. There are spoilers ahead.

  • Orphan Black S4 E8 The Redesign of Natural Objects

    Orphan Black S4 E8 The Redesign of Natural Objects

    Orphan Black episode 8 is “The Redesign of Natural Objects,” an episode full of tension, surprises, possible betrayals, danger, and new hope. If you don’t mind holding your breath in fear through an entire episode, then this is the episode for you.

  • Orphan Black S4 E5 Human Raw Material

    Orphan Black S4 E5 Human Raw Material

    Orphan Black season 4, episode 5 is “Human Raw Material.” All that raw genetic material is manipulated at Brightborn into perfect babies and that’s where a lot of the action takes place in this episode.