Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Luke Wilson

  • Review: The Goldfinch

    Review: The Goldfinch

    The Goldfinch, based on the literary best seller by Donna Tartt, recreated the story from the book, but did it without emotion or excitement. The film is 2 1/2 hours of flat performances.

  • Watch This: Trailer for All We Had

    Watch This: Trailer for All We Had

    All We Had hasn’t earned much hype, if any. But it’s a story about a mother and daughter relationship from a first time woman director – Katie Holmes – and merits at least a mention somewhere. This is that somewhere.

  • Review: Meadowland

    Review: Meadowland

    Meadowland is a drama about losing a child and how individuals deal with grief. It received glowing reviews when it first came out, I was eager to see it. The opportunity finally arrived with Netflix adding Meadowland to its lineup. 

  • Watch This: Trailer for Meadowland

    Watch This: Trailer for Meadowland

    Meadowland starts next weekend in theaters. It will be available on Video on Demand the following week. It stars Olivia Wilde and Luke Wilson as parents whose child is abducted. Here’s the synopsis. In the hazy aftermath of an unimaginable loss, married couple Sarah (Olivia Wilde) and Phil (Luke Wilson) come unhinged – recklessly ignoring […]

  • Review: The Skeleton Twins

    Review: The Skeleton Twins

    The Skeleton Twins stars Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader. According to the trivia at IMDB, this duo have appeared together over half a dozen times in other movies and on television, including on Saturday Night Live. In this film they play twins. Their history and chemistry serves them well here. Both give impressive, nuanced performances. […]

  • Review: Ride

    Review: Ride

    Ride was written and directed by Helen Hunt. In Ride, Helen Hunt plays the worst helicopter mom of all time to her college-age son Angelo (Brenton Thwaites). When he goes to California to spend the summer with his dad, she secretly follows him and watches his every move. Spoilers ahead.

  • 7 Upcoming Films with Female Protagonists

    7 Upcoming Films with Female Protagonists

    Over the next few months there will be several films with women leading the cast coming to your theater. I celebrate every one! Here are a few – I probably missed some. Let me know in the comments if there’s something I missed that shouldn’t be missed. Laggies Keira Knightley and Chloë Grace Moretz head […]

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