Promising Young Woman, a revenge story like no other
Promising Young Woman is a brilliant new treatment of the revenge movie. It’s fresh and funny and barbed and full of heart. A masterwork. Written and directed by Emerald Fennell, the film is available to rent on Prime Video.
Review: Veronica Mars, season 4
Veronica Mars, season 4, is available on Hulu. Creator Rob Thomas keeps the cast of characters true to their beginnings and puts them in the middle of a series of bombings in their small beach town. Over the years, so many people have cycled in and out of the cast of Veronica Mars. A Hollywood […]
Review: The Glass Castle
The Glass Castle gut punched me when I read it about 10 years ago. It’s now a film. As a film, it still conveys the emotional wreckage of a dysfunctional family upbringing in vivid ways.
Review: Hello, My Name is Doris
Hello, My Name is Doris starring Sally Field is an absolutely fabulous film in so many ways. Sally Field, as Doris, gives a fantastic performance. Is it better than her performances in Norma Rae or Places in the Heart? Maybe not, but it is 100% on the mark in creating the peculiar, unique individual known […]
Women Led Movies In Theaters this Weekend
Amid all the new movies out this week are three that feature female leads. If you are thinking of going to a theater as part of your weekend, one of these three would be a great choice.
Sally Field in Hello, My Name is Doris
Hello, My Name is Doris screened at SXSW to very good reviews and won a SXSW Film Festival Audience Award. I haven’t seen any news about it being picked up for distribution, but I want to mention the film just in case. I’ll keep an eye out on streaming services as well as for potential […]