Review: The Daughter

The Daughter is an Australian tragedy. It boasts a terrific cast. The film is based on The Wild Duck by Henrik Ibsen. Director Simon Stone worked on a production of The Wild Duck for the stage and reworked the story into The Daughter for this film.

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Review: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, season 1

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has already been renewed for 4 seasons by Netflix, after the first season aired. The teenage half-human, half-witch who is torn between her allegiance to mortals and her witch family is a big hit.

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Review: Zoe

Amazon Prime’s new original Zoe comes with decent star power but a story that never seems to catch fire. It’s about the relationships between humans and synthetic intelligences.

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Review: The Homesman

The Homesman showed up recently on Netflix. I watched immediately.

The movie annoyed me. And the more I think about it, the more annoyed I become.

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Watch This: Trailer for The Homesman

This is the International trailer for The Homesman, which will release in the U.S. in November. The film stars and is directed by Tommy Lee Jones. Others in the film are Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, and Sonja Richter. The tale is about claim jumper and a pioneer woman, who team up to escort three insane women from Nebraska to Iowa.

Meryl Streep is also in the cast. It looks like a small part based on the trailer, and the IMDB info for the film shows her name way down at the bottom of the cast list. The reason I’m making a big deal about it is that as far as I know this is the first film that Meryl Streep has appeared in with one of her children also in the cast. Grace Gummer is Meryl Streep’s daughter. (Another daughter, Mamie Gummer, is also an actress.)