Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Pedro Almodóvar

  • Review: Parallel Mothers with Penélope Cruz

    Review: Parallel Mothers with Penélope Cruz

    In Parallel Mothers (Madres paralelas) director Pedro Almodóvar and star Penélope Cruz team up one more time to create another fascinating story. Two parallel stories, actually. One is about facing the truth as a modern mother, and one is about uncovering the truth about Spain’s violent past.

  • Review: Chavela

    Review: Chavela

    Chavela is an inspiring documentary about the life of the famous Costa Rican-born Mexican singer Chavela Vargas. She died in 2012 at the age of 93 after a tempestuous, rebellious, lifetime filled with songs, love, and loneliness.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Chavela

    Watch This: Trailer for Chavela

    Chavela is a documentary about Mexican ranchera singer Chavela Vargas. This barrier-breaking singer was famous for her emotional delivery and her penchant for wearing pants onstage.

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