Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Lauren Lee Smith

  • Review: Frankie Drake Mysteries, season 1

    Review: Frankie Drake Mysteries, season 1

    Frankie Drake Mysteries features an intrepid woman private detective who sprints around Toronto on a motorcycle amid 1920s jazz and gin. There have been 3 seasons of the series, and it is renewed for a 4th season.

  • Review: How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

    Review: How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

    The Canadian comedy How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town is a romp as funny as the title suggests. The film stars several favorite actors of mine. It’s funny and poignant at the same time.

  • Review: If I Stay

    Review: If I Stay

    If I Stay tells the story of Mia Hall (Chloë Grace Moretz), who is in a coma after a car wreck. The story unfolds in a non-linear way, with Mia wandering untethered from her body in the hospital while we watch the story of her life retold.

  • Watch This: Trailer for How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

    Watch This: Trailer for How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

    I’ve been waiting months for How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town to reach the US. It’s finally here. It’s in some theaters, available on video on demand, from Amazon Video and iTunes. Written and directed by Jeremy LaLonde, the buzz on How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town has been […]

  • Review: Ascension

    Review: Ascension

    Ascension, a three night event on SyFy was emphatically uneven. It was utterly boring at times, and edge-of-the-seat exciting at others. It was predictable while being unpredictable. It was disgustingly sexist but a paean to women by the end. Major spoilers ahead! The situation was a set-up. The previews showed a space ship launched from […]

  • Watch This: Ascension Trailers and Features

    Watch This: Ascension Trailers and Features

    Ascension is a 3 night special playing on SyFy starting December 15. There are previews and promos available for this interesting new science fiction tale. I thought I’d let you look at several of them. I remember the 60s and the early space program, so the series is especially interesting to me. Talking about how […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for Cinemanovels

    Watch This: Trailer for Cinemanovels

    Cinemanovels is a Canadian film starring Lauren Lee Smith. Also in the film are Jennifer Beals, Ben Cotton, Kett Turton, and Katharine Isabelle. The film was written and directed by Terry Miles, who also wrote and directed A Night for Dying Tigers and the short They Wore Pink, which you can watch here. Lauren Lee […]

  • Watch This Film: They Wore Pink

    Watch This Film: They Wore Pink

    Here’s a Friday treat to start your weekend off right. Watch an entire short film. The short film They Wore Pink is from Canadian writer and director Terry Miles. He’s the writer/director responsible for A Night for Dying Tigers and Cinemanovels. The two stars of this short film were also in Miles’ other films: Lauren […]

  • Vimeo Tries Out a New Video On Demand Idea

    Vimeo Tries Out a New Video On Demand Idea

    Vimeo is moving into a new area of video on demand that may change the way films are released. If you are a member of Vimeo PRO ($199 a year) you can see certain films released there long before they are in wide release. In VOD for Everyone? Vimeo’s Blake Whitman Tells Us About Opening […]

  • The L Word vs. The Fosters: In the Hospital

    The L Word vs. The Fosters: In the Hospital

    2006. Seven years ago. That’s when season 3 of The L Word was filmed. Season 3 is when Dana (Erin Daniels) dies of breast cancer. I cannot find a video with the particular scenes I want from The L Word in it, so I’ll try to paint the scene with words. When Dana was admitted […]

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