Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Patricia Riggen

  • Review: Dopesick

    Review: Dopesick

    The Dopesick series on Hulu looks at the rise of OxyContin, Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family from multiple points of view. Even though most of us are unhappily familiar with the opioid crisis, this series adds insider detail to the story. It slowly and meticulously examines every aspect of how one private company created […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for The 33

    Watch This: Trailer for The 33

    The 33 is not the kind of story I usually talk about. It isn’t about a woman or women. It’s about men. 33 men. It’s based on the 2010 Chilean mine disaster in which 33 men were trapped underground for 69 days. I read Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hector Tobar’s book Deep Down Dark on which […]

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