Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Mamie Gummer

  • Brain Dump: The Collection, Shots Fired, Switched at Birth

    Brain Dump: The Collection, Shots Fired, Switched at Birth

    Time for a brain dump: scattered thoughts about random TV shows. These things made an impression lately. I was bored by high fashion, impressed by a gritty look at American policing, and sad to see an old favorite say goodbye.

  • Review: Echo Park

    Review: Echo Park

    Echo Park is Sophia’s (Mamie Gummer) story. We find her at a point in her life when she questions everything, she shakes up everything, and she turns a 180 on the way she’s been living. There are spoilers ahead.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Echo Park

    Watch This: Trailer for Echo Park

    Echo Park is  a romance between Sophie (Mamie Gummer) and Alex (Anthony Okungbowa, who also produced) in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. The film is directed by photographer and first time director Amanda Marsalis. The brief film synopsis is, “Echo Park is a story of two people coming together across cultural economic and […]

  • Review: Cake

    Review: Cake

    This isn’t a review of Cake. This is a great big squee about Cake. If you haven’t seen it, watch it now. A big thank you to @joyfulng on Twitter for urging me to watch it. Spoilers ahead.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Ricki and The Flash

    Watch This: Trailer for Ricki and The Flash

    I am somewhat (okay, a whole lot) excited about Ricki and The Flash. The first excitement is the star Meryl Streep. Next, there’s the writer Diablo Cody. But wait! There’s more! Check this out: “Meryl Streep takes on a whole new gig – a hard-rocking singer/guitarist – for Oscar®-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning […]

  • Watch This: Previews for Cake

    Watch This: Previews for Cake

    Cake stars Jennifer Aniston as a woman in chronic pain. The big excitement is that she doesn’t wear any makeup in the film. Aaackk! Looking at a woman with no makeup on may cause brain damage! Are you prepared to put your brain in danger by going to see Cake? That isn’t right. I made […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Homesman

    Watch This: Trailer for The Homesman

    This is the International trailer for The Homesman, which will release in the U.S. in November. The film stars and is directed by Tommy Lee Jones. Others in the film are Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, and Sonja Richter. The tale is about claim jumper and a pioneer woman, who team up to escort […]

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