Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Peter Sarsgaard

  • Review: The Lost Daughter, Maggie Gyllenhaal directs

    Review: The Lost Daughter, Maggie Gyllenhaal directs

    The Lost Daughter takes an intimate and unflinching look at the contradictions and imperfections of motherhood. Maggie Gyllenhaal wrote and directed this touching and disturbing film based on a novel by Elena Ferrante. It’s Gyllenhaal’s first time directing. You can see it on Netflix.

  • 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 Jackie

    Watch This: Trailer for Jackie

    When it happened back in 1963, it was all about LBJ and Lee Harvey Oswald and John John’s salute at the funeral. Jackie was just there, looking sad and beautiful, an accessory. The new biopic Jackie with Natalie Portman playing Jacqueline Kennedy is out to fill in the gaps in the story.

  • 6 Movies to Watch at Home over the Thanksgiving Holiday

    6 Movies to Watch at Home over the Thanksgiving Holiday

    If you can pry the TV away from the football fans, there are many good movies available for instant streaming that can be fun for a family holiday weekend. Here are a few ideas for your Thanksgiving viewing. For the Grown-Ups Robot & Frank is delightful. Frank, warmly played by Frank Langella, is a former […]

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