Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Liam Neeson

  • Derry Girls, a brilliant final season

    Derry Girls, a brilliant final season

    Derry Girls, which has always been outstanding, finished up its three season run with excellence! This series is part hilarious, part Irish history, and part coming of age. The only problem I have with Derry Girls is the episodes are too short and their aren’t enough of them.

  • Review: Ordinary Love

    Review: Ordinary Love

    Ordinary Love falls into the category of movies for grownups with Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville in the lead roles. They play husband and wife going through a year of treatment for the wife’s cancer.

  • Review: Widows

    Review: Widows

    Widows is crammed with star power, blessed with an engaging but tricky plot, and is a paen to female empowerment. I was expecting lots of action from the women, but the story built slowly toward a few moments of action at the end.

  • The Women of Taken

    The Women of Taken

    Taken the TV show is a prequel story to the Taken movies starring Liam Neeson. In the TV show, Clive Standen stars as a 30-years-younger version of the Bryan Mills character. I’ve been watching the publicity for the TV series, which starts Feb. 27 on NBC.

  • Surprise! Old People are Underrepresented in Film

    Surprise! Old People are Underrepresented in Film

    A new study from the Media, Diversity and Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism provides the data showing what we all know already – older people are ignored, underrepresented, or trivialized in film.

  • My Favorite Prospects for the New TV Season

    My Favorite Prospects for the New TV Season

    I’m watching the news about new TV shows for the upcoming season. A few have caught my eye as hopeful prospects. These series have women in leading roles, or women I like in supporting roles. These are the shows I’ll watch for sure. There may be others that I’ll watch as well, but these are […]

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