Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Proof

  • Review: How to Make an American Quilt

    Review: How to Make an American Quilt

    I found How to Make an American Quilt, a 25 year old gem, on Netflix in a queue of films directed by women. I remember loving it, wanting more films like it, and holding it as an example of what I wanted movies to be. I decided to watch it again to see how it […]

  • The Day Jennifer Beals Occupied the Internet

    The Day Jennifer Beals Occupied the Internet

    Wednesday was the premier of season 3 of The Night Shift on NBC. Jennifer Beals, who now has a recurring role in the show, was out doing press interviews for the new season. She was all over the place like umpteen Orphan Black clones in a wild The Night Shift press frenzy. For those watching […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for S3 of The Night Shift, now with Jennifer Beals

    Watch This: Trailer for S3 of The Night Shift, now with Jennifer Beals

    Jennifer Beals joins the cast of The Night Shift for season 3. This ER centered drama has never been on my radar before, but I’ll take a look because of Jennifer Beals. The previews in the trailer look good, and jumping into season 3 shouldn’t be a problem.

  • Review: Ricki and the Flash

    Review: Ricki and the Flash

    Lucky for me I’m not a critic. It seems to me that the main job of a critic is to watch a fun and enjoyable movie or TV show and find things wrong with it so as to make it unenjoyable for anyone else to watch. Which leads to my point: Ricki and the Flash […]

  • How Episode 3 Hooked Me on Proof

    How Episode 3 Hooked Me on Proof

    I’ve been watching Proof. Episode 3 “Showdown” was on last week. Although I had no specific gripes with Proof, I wasn’t really hooked yet. The cast is terrific. Joe Morton, Matthew Modine, Jennifer Beals – all pretty much wow. And there’s Dr. Tyler’s ex-husband played by David Sutcliffe, her intern played by Edi Gathegi and […]

  • Watch This: Extended Trailer for Proof

    Watch This: Extended Trailer for Proof

    Proof released an extended preview for the show which begins on TNT on June 16. We get a bit more of scenes with Jennifer Beals, Matthew Modine, and Joe Morton than the previous previews. I’ve tried to identify faces in the trailer. There’s no need to explain who Jennifer Beals, Matthew Modine, and Joe Morton […]

  • Watch This: Kyra Sedgwick Talks about Casting Jennifer Beals in Proof + Trailers

    Watch This: Kyra Sedgwick Talks about Casting Jennifer Beals in Proof + Trailers

    The new TNT series Proof will begin this summer, on the schedule right after Rizzoli and Isles. Series producer Kyra Sedgwick recently talked about casting Jennifer Beals as a thorasic surgeon, the lead character in Proof. A couple of trailers for Proof have been released, which I didn’t post here yet. This seems like a […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for Proof

    Watch This: Trailer for Proof

    Proof, the new Jennifer Beals drama coming to TNT, released an official trailer. Looks like there’s going to be some action built into the this character’s story. I don’t know if you follow Jennifer Beals on Twitter, but she shows a strong interest in science in her Twitter life. I’m thinking this whip-smart scientist part […]

  • Upcoming TV Series with Female Leads

    Upcoming TV Series with Female Leads

    New TV series in the works with women in the lead or co-lead roles look very good. Some start as soon as summer, some are scheduled for fall. Starting in June on TNT is Murder in the First, which stars Teye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson. Kathleen Robertson may not continue throughout the series as lead, […]

  • TNT, I love you

    TNT, I love you

    Today I celebrate two intelligent, talented, and inspiring actresses who have starring roles in two new TNT pilots. Jennifer Beals will be in Proof, which is described as a supernatural medical drama. Beals will play a surgeon. The executive producer is Kyra Sedgwick. Julia Stiles will star in Guilt by Association. This story is based on […]

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