Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Nicola Walker

  • Happy Valley, S1, E5

    Happy Valley, S1, E5

    Episode 5 of Happy Valley winds down a long road to recovery for Catherine Cawood (Sarah Lancashire). The journey is as much mental as physical for Catherine, and it isn’t an easy trip. There are spoilers ahead.

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S2, E6

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S2, E6

    The final episode of season 2 of Last Tango in Halifax lurches to a grim beginning and works its way through a lot of laughs to a mostly happy season conclusion. On the farm, the morning after her confession to Caroline (Sarah Lancashire), Gillian (Nicola Walker) prods Caroline awake. Caroline struggles to sit up. Gillian […]

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax S2, E5

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax S2, E5

    Episode 5 of Last Tango in Halifax begins in Harrogate where the Elliots are packing a car with William’s (Edward Ashley) things as he sets off for Oxford. A for sale sign is outside the driveway. John (Tony Gardner) and Caroline (Sarah Lancashire) take a moment to share a rancorous discussion about their divorce papers […]

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S2 E4

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S2 E4

    This episode of Last Tango in Halifax begins in the cafe where Celia (Anne Reid) and Alan (Derek Jacobi) continue to talk about the death of Eddie. Alan says he is an accessory after the fact. Celia says he probably did the best thing under the circumstances. He tells her that Robbie and the police […]

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax S2, E3

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax S2, E3

    This episode of Last Tango in Halifax opens with the two great granddads (Derek Jacobi and Paul Copley) as well as Alan’s other sidekick (Roy Barraclough) with the baby at the pub. They talk about what the little girl should be named. Both of Alan’s sidekicks think they were asked to be the best man […]

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S2, E2

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S2, E2

    At the registry office, Celia (Anne Reid) sits in a very pretty suit clutching a bouquet as episode 2 of Last Tango in Halifax begins. We’re mere minutes from the end of episode 1 when Gillian ran out the farmhouse door after finding the card from the Registry Office. A man in an apron sits […]

  • Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S2, E1

    Recap: Last Tango in Halifax, S2, E1

    Season 2 of Last Tango in Halifax begins with Celia (Anne Reid) in a hospital corridor phoning Caroline (Sarah Lancashire) to tell her than Alan (Derek Jacobi) has come round and, “is feeling rather perky.” A very happy Gillian (Nicola Walker) and Raff (Josh Bolt) are at Alan’s bedside. Gillian mentions that she thinks she […]

  • 5 Reasons to Love Scott & Bailey

    5 Reasons to Love Scott & Bailey

    Scott & Bailey is a British detective series from iTV. It’s run for 5 seasons. It makes its way across the pond to American TV on PBS. Some local PBS stations may have episodes you can watch right now, but it depends on your locality. You’ll also find every episode available on YouTube. There are […]

  • Season 2 of Last Tango in Halifax begins on BBC One

    Season 2 of Last Tango in Halifax begins on BBC One

    If you are in the U.K., you can see Last Tango in Halifax season 2 now. Here’s the trailer for season 2. For those of us in the U.S., here are some nice resources for interviews, image galleries and other goodies related to season 2. It will have to be enough to get us through […]

  • Last Tango in Halifax might be Last Tango in Santa Fe

    Last Tango in Halifax might be Last Tango in Santa Fe

    The Guardian tells us that Diane Keaton plans US remake of BBC’s Last Tango in Halifax. It will air on HBO. Sally Wainwright, the creator of the show, says she will be a producer of the American version but will not have a huge role in the production. I know I have lots of feelings about […]

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