Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Robin Weigert

  • Julia, episode 4, Petit Fours

    Julia, episode 4, Petit Fours

    Julia, the drama series about Julia Child, uses episode 4 to bring in more humor and an awareness of what Julia’s growing popularity would mean to Julia and Paul Child. This episode was directed by Erica Dunton. Instead of discussing the entire episode, I want to concentrate on Julia’s growing fame and her ahead-of-its-time marriage… Read more Julia, episode 4, Petit Fours

  • Review: Please Stand By. Or – Boldly Go.

    Review: Please Stand By. Or – Boldly Go.

    Please Stand By is a heartwarming story about an autistic girl who writes a Star Trek script. She takes remarkably brave steps in order to get it turned in on time. Dakota Fanning stars.

  • Review: The Politician, season 2

    Review: The Politician, season 2

    The Politician, season 2, returned to Netflix with the same ambitious politician engaged in a run for office, much like season 1. All the back-stabbing, conniving, bald-faced lying that we saw in season 1 returned as well.

  • Review: Big Little Lies, season 1

    Review: Big Little Lies, season 1

    When I read Liane Moriarty’s 2014 novel Big Little Lies I thought it was one of the best-written novels I’d ever read. Since then I’ve read everything I can find by Liane Moriarty. The novel became a TV series, created and written by David E. Kelley. It’s almost as good as the book.

  • Review: Dietland

    Review: Dietland

    Dietland, the 10 episode series from AMC, ended on a new beginning. The series followed the journey of Plum Kettle (Joy Nash) from her job as ghostwriter of a “Dear Kitty” column in a fashion magazine to her decision to join the revolution to overthrow the patriarchy.

  • Brain Dump: Secret City, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, and Dietland

    Brain Dump: Secret City, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, and Dietland

    This brain dump will regale you with thoughts on the Australian TV series Secret City, the documentary film Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, and the AMC series Dietland.

  • Friends and Lovers on Marvel’s Jessica Jones

    Friends and Lovers on Marvel’s Jessica Jones

    Before Jessica Jones began, there was speculation that the relationship between Jessica Jones (Kysten Ritter) and Trish “Patsy” Walker (Rachael Taylor) was a sexual one. It is not. Best Friends

  • 10 Things to Like About Marvel’s Jessica Jones

    10 Things to Like About Marvel’s Jessica Jones

    Marvel’s Jessica Jones is currently streaming on Netflix. This 13 episode season stars Krysten Ritter as the super-powered Jessica Jones. Mike Colter, David Tennant, Rachael Taylor, Carrie-Anne Moss, Eka Darville, Erin Moriarty, and Wil Traval all show up regularly, too.