Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Rashida Jones

  • Review: Roar, a celebration of women

    Review: Roar, a celebration of women

    Roar is an 8 part anthology series. Each story is about a woman and a pointed women’s issue. The list of women in front of and behind the camera is compelling and should convince you to take a look at the series.

  • Review: On the Rocks

    Review: On the Rocks

    On the Rocks on Apple TV+ stars Bill Murray and Rashida Jones in a father/daughter story about marriage, monogamy, parenting, and lost trust. The film was written and directed by Sofia Coppola.

  • Review: This Changes Everything

    Review: This Changes Everything

    I know you’ve seen the statistics from This Changes Everything about the percentage of women in front of and behind the camera before. But This Changes Everything takes you inside the story. It lets in you in on the struggle to count the data, check the boxes, and fight the fight.

  • Review: Quincy, the Quincy Jones Documentary

    Review: Quincy, the Quincy Jones Documentary

    Quincy, the Netflix original documentary about the extraordinary life of musician Quincy Jones is a must see film. Quincy Jones knows how to tap into the soul of American music and give it back new and improved. He’s led a meaningful, powerful, influential life.

  • Review: Zoe

    Review: Zoe

    Amazon Prime’s new original Zoe comes with decent star power but a story that never seems to catch fire. It’s about the relationships between humans and synthetic intelligences.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Claws

    Watch This: Trailer for Claws

    The life and crimes of 5 women who work at a Florida nail salon is the focus of TNT’s new series Claws. A show about a sisterhood of 5 women sounds good to me.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Angie Tribeca

    Watch This: Trailer for Angie Tribeca

    I’m thinking Angie Tribeca is going to be something like a deadpanned Leslie Nielsen brought back to life as Rashida Jones to deliver insane material from the mind of Steve and Nancy Carell. The series is a spoof of police procedurals. The cast plays it entirely straight. But they investigate crimes like the death of… Read more Watch This: Trailer for Angie Tribeca

  • Watch This: Trailer for Decoding Annie Parker

    Watch This: Trailer for Decoding Annie Parker

    Decoding Annie Parker stars an Oscar nominee and an Oscar winner right off the top: Samantha Morton and Helen Hunt. They are patient and doctor. It’s sensible to expect fabulous performances from these two. The story is based in fact and tells about the pioneering doctor who first helped science understand the genetic link to… Read more Watch This: Trailer for Decoding Annie Parker