Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Melissa George

  • Review: The Eddy

    Review: The Eddy

    The Eddy has a different language. That language is jazz. The story is told in jazz. Jack Thorne wrote a story about a struggling jazz club in Paris called The Eddy. He added personal drama and a suspenseful mystery. He got Damien Chazelle to produce it and direct the first couple of episodes. The series […]

  • Review: The Slap, the 2011 Australian version

    Review: The Slap, the 2011 Australian version

    The Slap was a 2011 Australian TV series, and later an American one. Both were based on a novel by Christos Tsiolkas. I remember watching the American version a few years ago, but I think the Australian one is better. Melissa George starred in both. The Australian version is currently streaming on Hulu.

  • Review: The First

    Review: The First

    The First, a Hulu original series, was advertised and promoted as a heroic space adventure in the style of The Right Stuff. Astronauts in space suits and talk about a mission to Mars were in the posters and teasers. That isn’t what this story is about. The marketing is misleading.

  • Heartbeat Warms My Heart

    Heartbeat Warms My Heart

    Heartbeat is a new medical drama on NBC starring Melissa George as a surgeon. For a medical drama it’s pretty lighthearted and a bit snarky; it has some refreshing qualities that I like. I’ve been watching it since the first episode. I enjoyed it, but it was just the usual medical stuff and relationship stuff. […]

  • Trailers for New TV Series with Women Leads

    Trailers for New TV Series with Women Leads

    There are a number of TV shows being announced now. Some star women in leading roles, some have more than one woman out in front, and some even boast women of a color other than white. Let’s have a look at them. Supergirl Supergirl begins this fall on CBS. We’ve been given a rather lengthy […]

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