Grace and Frankie, the final episodes, a loving farewell
The final episodes of Grace and Frankie were told with tenderness and affection. The two key relationships – Grace and Frankie and Sol and Robert – were written as the beautiful love stories they had always been. Everyone is getting older and that isn’t always roses and rainbows, but they age with love. Spoilers ahead.
Short Takes on Grace and Frankie, Surreal Estate and Home Before Dark
The surprise release of the first four episodes of season 7 of Grace and Frankie was a big hit this week. We are several episodes into the SYFY series Surreal Estate and I’m loving it more every week. Home Before Dark wrapped up season 2. Let’s look at each one by one.
Review: Grace and Frankie, season 6
Grace and Frankie maintains its edge in season 6 with humor, the realities of aging, love, and friendship forming the base of the storytelling. Things have changed quite a bit by the end of the season. Season 7 is already set to deal with the new situations set up by season 6.
Grace and Frankie, season 5
Grace and Frankie returned with a full-on “fuck it” attitude in season 5. They had to fight for their home and life on their own terms, but they made it happen. With Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as Grace and Frankie and Sam Waterston and Martin Sheen as their ex-husbands Sol and Robert, the storyline […]
Review: Grace and Frankie, Season 4
Grace and Frankie tackled some of the realities of aging in hard-hitting ways in season 4, but the series still produced some wonderful laugh out loud moments without making fun of anyone. Grace and Frankie both survived the season with dignity intact. There are a couple of spoilers ahead, but nothing big.
Grace and Frankie Season 3 is the Best Yet
Grace and Frankie season 3 is the best yet. It fine tunes relationships and how they work – or don’t work. It’s hilarious, it’s heartfelt, and it’s true to life.
Review: Hello, My Name is Doris
Hello, My Name is Doris starring Sally Field is an absolutely fabulous film in so many ways. Sally Field, as Doris, gives a fantastic performance. Is it better than her performances in Norma Rae or Places in the Heart? Maybe not, but it is 100% on the mark in creating the peculiar, unique individual known […]
Sally Field in Hello, My Name is Doris
Hello, My Name is Doris screened at SXSW to very good reviews and won a SXSW Film Festival Audience Award. I haven’t seen any news about it being picked up for distribution, but I want to mention the film just in case. I’ll keep an eye out on streaming services as well as for potential […]
Why Annie Walker is the Best Action Hero(ine) on TV
Piper Perabo plays Annie Walker on USA Networks Covert Affairs, now in it’s 4th season. Annie Walker is a CIA operative who goes all over the world doing dangerous and exciting spy missions. She goes undercover, she catches bad guys, she carries a gun, she dresses up as nicely as James Bond ever could, she […]