Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Marianne Jean-Baptiste

  • Surface, episodes 1-3, a great beginning

    Surface, episodes 1-3, a great beginning

    Surface is a thriller/mystery starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw. The first 3 episodes were released on premier day (7/29/22), with more to come weekly. First let me say Surface looks super good. Secondly, it makes me mad as hell that we have to wait weeks to reach the resolution of this story. I am so hooked on […]

  • Review: Soundtrack

    Review: Soundtrack

    Soundtrack is a Netflix original series. It’s hard to label because it’s unusual, but I’ll call it a musical drama. I can’t give it a blanket recommendation. Its unusual nature makes it the kind of series people are either going to love or hate. Give it a try and decide for yourself if 10 episodes […]

  • Review: Homecoming

    Review: Homecoming

    Homecoming, remarkable as Julia Roberts first foray into episodic television, is also remarkable for its mysterious and slightly creepy storyline and vibe.

  • 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 […]

  • Two New Female Lead Dramas for Fall: Quantico and Blindspot

    Two New Female Lead Dramas for Fall: Quantico and Blindspot

    Quantico and Blindspot are two new dramas for fall. Both feature leading women who are smart and capable. Both are connected to the FBI. Quantico is on ABC. Blindspot is on NBC. Here’s a mini review of both based on the early episodes. Quantico Quantico is about new FBI recruits. Priyanka Chopra is at the […]

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