Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Lydia Leonard

  • Is there a new heroine in season 2 of Gentleman Jack?

    Is there a new heroine in season 2 of Gentleman Jack?

    As I watched the final episode of season 2 of Gentleman Jack I was struck by how much had happened to Anne Lister (Suranne Jones) and Ann Walker (Sophie Rundle) since the start of their marriage. This real life 1830s lesbian couple did not have an easy adjustment to being together.

  • Review: Ten Percent, British remake of a French series

    Review: Ten Percent, British remake of a French series

    Ten Percent is a British comedy about theatrical agents. It’s based on the French series Call My Agent. The premise and characters are very much like their French counterparts, except the comedy and style have been made British.

  • The Excellence of Gentleman Jack

    The Excellence of Gentleman Jack

    Gentleman Jack season 1 ended in the U.S. It was excellent in every way. A brilliant achievement involving writers, directors, costumers, actors, and Anne Lister’s secret diaries.

  • Gentleman Jack: A Look at Episode 1

    Gentleman Jack: A Look at Episode 1

    Like any true fan of Sally Wainwright’s writing, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the series Gentleman Jack. Episode 1 aired last night: I’ll take a look at a few of the things that struck me about the first episode.

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