Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Paul Newman

  • The Last Movie Stars, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

    The Last Movie Stars, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

    The Last Movie Stars from director Ethan Hawke is a love letter to two Hollywood icons, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. But it’s more than an exploration of this famous couple and their lives together. It’s a look at Hollywood history for the last 60 or 70 years, crammed with stars from both then and […]

  • Review: The Healer

    Review: The Healer

    The Healer is a fantasy about a man with the power to heal people simply by being around them. This film is streaming on Netflix.

  • A Classic: Hud

    A Classic: Hud

    Hud, a classic from 1963, is streaming on Hulu. My memory of seeing this film in 1963 is fuzzy. I only recall how beautiful and sexy Paul Newman was, and how much I loved Patricia Neal.

  • Review: Empire Falls

    Review: Empire Falls

    The novel Empire Falls by Richard Russo is one of the best novels I’ve ever read. The book was rich, detailed, full of memorable characters and built to an exciting climax. Adapting that to a 2-part TV mini-series must have been a daunting project. Richard Russo wrote the screenplay himself. 

  • Review: A Walk in the Woods

    Review: A Walk in the Woods

    A Walk in the Woods stars Robert Redford as the writer Bill Bryson. His hiking buddy Katz is played by Nick Nolte. Also featured in the film are Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal. 

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