Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Odeya Rush

  • Umma, talk about mommy issues!

    Umma, talk about mommy issues!

    Umma stars Sandra Oh in a story haunted by intergenerational family issues. A film with Sandra Oh should have been better than this one is. I thought perhaps she was interested in acting (and producing) this story because it featured Korean culture and language.

  • Review: Let It Snow

    Review: Let It Snow

    Let it Snow presents a new and different look at the holiday staple romcom. Let it Snow is about high school kids for one thing. For another thing, one of the romances is between two girls. That’s making history, I think. Finally, it’s funny.

  • Review: Dumplin’

    Review: Dumplin’

    Female powered Dumplin’ is about body image and loving who you are. Produced by and starring Jennifer Aniston as a woman who lives for beauty pageants. She has a plus size daughter Willowdean (Danielle Macdonald) who shakes up her world.

  • Review: Lady Bird

    Review: Lady Bird

    If I had to describe Lady Bird with one word it would be real. This coming of age story for Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson feels absolutely, perfectly, nailed it, real for a certain type of kid growing up in America.

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