Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Maria Doyle Kennedy

  • Recipes for Love and Murder, mouth-watering mysteries

    Recipes for Love and Murder, mouth-watering mysteries

    Recipes for Love and Murder stars Maria Doyle Kennedy as an advice columnist for a small town South African newspaper. Her advice always includes a lovingly chosen recipe, meant to help solve any interpersonal problem.

  • Outlander, season 5, the epic saga continues

    Outlander, season 5, the epic saga continues

    Older seasons of Outlander are moving to Netflix. The most recent to arrive there is season 5. This epic time travel, romance, history lesson, and human interest drama continues to intrigue, fascinate, and capture total interest.

  • Review: The Wheel of Time, episodes 1-3

    Review: The Wheel of Time, episodes 1-3

    The Wheel of Time is a fantasy series on Prime Video. Three episodes were released last Friday, with more to come on future Fridays. The first season is based on the first novel in a series by Robert Jordan, also called The Wheel of Time.

  • Review: Tara Road

    Review: Tara Road

    Tara Road is a 2005 comedy from Ireland. It’s based on a novel by Maeve Binchy. If you’re familiar with her work, you know to expect likable characters, a bit of suspense, and a “good” ending.

  • Brain Dump: No Tears, All Rise, Nancy Drew, and Emergence

    Brain Dump: No Tears, All Rise, Nancy Drew, and Emergence

    I have a few random short thoughts on a few random topics. I call it a brain dump. Terrible choice of words. Today I’ll mention No Tears, All Rise, Nancy Drew and Emergence.

  • Review: Striking Out season 2

    Review: Striking Out season 2

    Season 2 of the Irish drama Striking Out was more exciting and tense than season 1 and had some new regular cast members that made me happy! This series, filmed with great love in Dublin, can be seen on Acorn TV.

  • 5 Things I Loved about 5 Years of Orphan Black

    5 Things I Loved about 5 Years of Orphan Black

    Orphan Black is over. All we have now is stored on the DVR to rewatch endlessly. Sob. I was a huge fan of the show and want to celebrate its time on live TV.

  • Orphan Black S5 E9 One Fettered Slave

    Orphan Black S5 E9 One Fettered Slave

    Orphan Black episode 9 “One Fettered Slave” is a funeral with no happy weddings. Helena’s (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude) early history is explored. This is a recap. There are spoilers.

  • Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide

    Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide

    Orphan Black draws nearer the last episode with “Guillotines Decide,” the 8th episode of season 5. In this episode, it was the best of times. It was the worst of times. This is a recap. There are spoilers.

  • Orphan Black S5 E7 Gag or Throttle

    Orphan Black S5 E7 Gag or Throttle

    Orphan Black episode 7 “Gag or Throttle” ups the excitement and danger to maximum. Rachel (Tatiana Maslany who is here, there, and everywhere) has Kira (Skyler Wexler) in a terrible spot but starts to see things from a different point of view before the episode is over. This is a recap. There are spoilers.