Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Lynn Shelton

  • Little Fires Everywhere, episodes 1 – 3

    Little Fires Everywhere, episodes 1 – 3

    Little Fires Everywhere, a Hulu Original, released episodes 1-3 this week. The remaining 5 episodes of the mini-series will become available on 5 coming Wednesdays.

  • Review: GLOW, season 3

    Review: GLOW, season 3

    Season 3 of GLOW was a bit less about the body slamming and a little more about character development. People who are more interested in women in skimpy outfits tossing each other about may be a little disappointed. People who are more interested in the women and their stories may be rewarded for their patience […]

  • Review: GLOW, season 2

    Review: GLOW, season 2

    GLOW is the thing you need right now. It has a great cast, the stunts and wrestling scenes are fabulous, the stories are half-crazed and fun, and it still manages to be real and serious and down to earth. Season 2 is waiting for you on Netflix.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Outside In

    Watch This: Trailer for Outside In

    Outside In is from the minds of writers Jay Duplass and Lynn Shelton. Jay Duplass stars with Edie Falco and Lynn Shelton directs. It’s about an ex-con who gets out of prison and forms an intense bond with his former high school teacher.

  • 10 Great TV Series Directed Wholly or Partly by Women from 2017

    10 Great TV Series Directed Wholly or Partly by Women from 2017

    My standard disclaimer about top 10 end of year lists: there are many things I don’t see on TV because I don’t have the right channels or subscriptions. If I overlook your favorite, that may be why. Here are the best TV shows I saw in 2017 (even if they weren’t released in 2017).

  • Review: Your Sister’s Sister

    Review: Your Sister’s Sister

    Your Sister’s Sister stars Emily Blunt as Iris, Rosemarie DeWitt as Hannah, and Mark Duplass as Jack. It was written and directed by Lynn Shelton. She’s the blonde with the three actors in the photo above. I’ve had it in my watch list on Netflix for a long time and never watched it. But after […]

  • Review: Laggies

    Review: Laggies

    Laggies tells the tale of Megan (Keira Knightley), who cannot grow up. She’s stuck in a high school mentality even though she has advanced degrees and has been out of high school for 10 years. She’s had the same boyfriend, Anthony (Mark Webber), since high school. Despite her college education, she’s working for her dad, […]

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