Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Rachel Brosnahan

  • Review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 4

    Review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 4

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 4, proves that some series do improve with age. The fourth season of this comedy sees Midge make some decisions about her career and begin to face some of her mistakes. It may be the funniest season yet. There’s a season 5 promised.

  • The Courier: Nail-biting Cold War drama

    The Courier: Nail-biting Cold War drama

    The Courier is based on a true story about the Cuban Missile Crisis of the early 1960s that almost ended in nuclear war between America and the Soviet Union. Even though I lived through that time and was glued to the news about it, this is a part of the story I never knew. The […]

  • I’m Your Woman Turns Rachel Brosnahan into a Bad Mama

    I’m Your Woman Turns Rachel Brosnahan into a Bad Mama

    I’m Your Woman, streaming on Prime Video, stars Rachel Brosnahan as the wife of a criminal. She goes on the run when every bad guy in Pittsburgh suddenly and insistently wants to know where he is.

  • Review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 3

    Review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 3

    In season 3 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Midge (Rachel Brosnahan) is on tour as the opening act for famous singer Shy Baldwin (Leroy McClain). She’s traveling with her manager Susie (Alex Borstein). Things are going great! Beware, there are some season 3 spoilers ahead.

  • Review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 2

    Review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 2

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 2, didn’t have as much stand up as I hoped it would. I was a bit disappointed in that. It focused more on Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) and the characters around her as people than it did on Midge’s career as a comic. There are some slight spoilers ahead. Season […]

  • Watch This: A New Trailer for season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Watch This: A New Trailer for season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Season 1 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel took home a little red wagon full of Emmy Awards and has already been promised a 3rd season by Amazon, even though we haven’t seen season 2 of this comedy yet.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon Prime video returns for season 2 with Midge finding work as a comedian in the Catskills. She had trouble finding the self-discipline to actually develop and stick to an act in season 1. We’ll see if she’s learning her craft in season 2.

  • Review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 1

    Review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, season 1

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is an Amazon Video exclusive. The first season of this comedy set in 1950s Manhattan is now streaming. It’s the story of the birth of a comedian. There are some season 1 spoilers ahead.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Watch This: Trailer for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    I watched the pilot for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel last spring. It was hilarious. I thought it was a sure winner. It’s now set for 2 seasons on Amazon Prime. The first season will debut November 29. I’m looking forward to it.

  • The Dovekeepers

    The Dovekeepers

    Tonight and tomorrow night, the four-hour mini series The Dovekeepers airs on CBS. At once epic and intimate, The Dovekeepers is based on the novel by Alice Hoffman about the seige of Masada. Masada was a Jewish stronghold atop a mountain in the Judean desert. The key part of the story involves women whose roles […]

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