Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Marcia Gay Harden

  • Moxie is a Riot grrrl scene do-over

    Moxie is a Riot grrrl scene do-over

    Moxie is an attempt to bring the Riot grrrl feminist scene into the present with more intersectionality, more social media, and a dash of #TimesUp. It doesn’t succeed 100%, but it’s a celebration of women power that is easy to enjoy. It’s streaming on Netflix.

  • Review: You’re Not You

    Review: You’re Not You

    You’re Not You is a tearjerker about a woman dying of ALS and how that affects the people around her. It’s predictable in many ways but it’s elevated by an excellent group of actors who create outstanding characters in this story about both living and dying.

  • Brain Dump: The Women of the New Fall TV Series

    Brain Dump: The Women of the New Fall TV Series

    A brain dump is a series of short thoughts on a variety of subjects. Today’s topic is the women of the new TV series for fall 2015. Supergirl I’m happy to see a short hair cut on Chyler Leigh in Supergirl. The trend toward super long hair like Melissa Benoist is wearing in the show […]

  • Review: Grandma

    Review: Grandma

    Grandma stars Lily Tomlin as Elle. The entire story takes place in one day. It starts when Elle breaks up with her girlfriend Olivia (Judy Greer). Then Elle’s granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) unexpectedly shows up needing $600 before sundown. Spoilers ahead.

  • Watch This: Trailer for After Words

    Watch This: Trailer for After Words

    After Words features the brilliant actress Marcia Gay Harden, which gives me hope that it is going to be more than what it looks like from the previews. Here’s how the film is described: Academy Award® Winner Marcia Gay Harden (50 SHADES OF GREY) stars as a librarian who attempts to escape her mid-life crisis […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for Grandma

    Watch This: Trailer for Grandma

    Grandma stars Lily Tomlin, which is all anyone needs to know before laying their money down at a theater box office. The film release date is August 21. Tomlin plays Elle Reid, who just lost her longtime partner, Val. Her 18 year old granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) appears one day asking for help. The two […]

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