Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Mindy Kaling

  • Never Have I Ever, season 3, coming of age comedy

    Never Have I Ever, season 3, coming of age comedy

    Never Have I Ever, season 3, left behind the topic-loaded excellence of season 2 and went back to concentrating on coming of age. It was junior year for Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) and her friends. They were concerned with shedding their virginity and finding relationships.

  • The Sex Lives of College Girls, season 1

    The Sex Lives of College Girls, season 1

    The Sex Lives of College Girls comes from creators Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble, which is why I watched it. It’s about the friendship that develops between four 18 year old college roommates as they start on adulthood. It’s on HBO Max.

  • Review: Never Have I Ever, season 2

    Review: Never Have I Ever, season 2

    Never Have I Ever, season 2, was better than season 1, in my opinion. This coming of age tale from Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher took the high school kids we got to know before and ran them through some funny but enlightening experiences. The series is streaming on Netflix.

  • Review: Never Have I Ever

    Review: Never Have I Ever

    Never Have I Ever tells a coming of age story. The heroine is a first generation Indian American teenage girl. The story is based loosely on creator Mindy Kaling’s high school experiences.

  • Review: Late Night

    Review: Late Night

    Don’t miss Late Night. By women, about women, but not only for women. It’s funny, it’s barbed, it’s terrific.

  • Review: No Strings Attached

    Review: No Strings Attached

    No Strings Attached is a 2011 romantic comedy directed by Ivan Reitman. It’s warm and clever and has a fabulous cast of folks who were on the cusp of famous back then, as well as the already famous Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher.

  • Review: Ocean’s 8

    Review: Ocean’s 8

    I’ve seen the other Ocean’s movies. What I remember about them is there was a heist and the actors seemed to have a wonderful time. That’s also what I’ll remember about Ocean’s 8. There was a heist and the actors seemed to have a wonderful time. They had a good time, so the audience did, […]

  • Review: A Wrinkle in Time

    Review: A Wrinkle in Time

    I have a long history with the children’s story A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. I’ve been excited to see the new Disney film based on the book directed by Ava DuVernay ever since it was announced.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Ocean’s 8

    Watch This: Trailer for Ocean’s 8

    The Ocean’s 8 trailer is here! Just in case you don’t know what the Ocean’s films are about, here’s the synopsis for this version: “A criminal mastermind and seven other female thieves try to pull off the heist of the century at New York’s annual Met Gala.”

  • WhoHaHa Has Funny Women

    WhoHaHa Has Funny Women

    Elizabeth Banks announced the arrival of WhoHaHa: Spotlight on Funny Women. The site is up and running and ready to make you laugh. Banks has an important announcement for men, “After years of taking 90 percent of lead comedy roles and being forced to appear nightly on stand-up stages around the globe, we are here […]

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