Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Rosario Dawson

  • Review: DMZ, mothers and sons

    Review: DMZ, mothers and sons

    DMZ is a four part mini-series about a future where an American civil war has divided the country into two parts with Manhattan island isolated between them as a demilitarized zone.

  • 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… Read more Review: Dopesick

  • Review: The Water Man, beautiful tale for young people

    Review: The Water Man, beautiful tale for young people

    The Water Man, David Oyelowo’s first outing as a director, is a PG rated story for kids. It’s part fairy tale, part quest, part fantasy and 100% heartwarming. You can watch it on Netflix.

  • Calls is a different kind of sci-fi mystery

    Calls is a different kind of sci-fi mystery

    Calls is a series of short episodes that are versions of phone calls. You never see anyone’s face, it’s all voice work and a visually engaging screensaver type representation of words, connections, and emotions. It’s streaming on Apple TV+.

  • 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: Someone Great

    Review: Someone Great

    Someone Great stars Gina Rodriguez in a comedy about breaking up, friendship, and possibly growing up just a little bit.

  • Review: Sorry to Bother You

    Review: Sorry to Bother You

    Sorry to Bother You is one crazy piece of theater. The crazy works. It delivers a powerful punch in an imaginative package. Written and directed by Boots Riley, this is a tale about class, race, greed, exploitation, and love.  Boots Riley is one of those fresh voices in American cinema people are always talking about.

  • Review: Luke Cage, season 2

    Review: Luke Cage, season 2

    Luke Cage season 2 is a treatise on power. Who has it, who wants it, what it does to the people who have it, and what it does to the people who are stripped of it. Mike Colter is back as the bulletproof black man in a hoodie, Luke Cage. In season 2 he faces… Read more Review: Luke Cage, season 2

  • Watch This: Trailer for Luke Cage, season 2

    Watch This: Trailer for Luke Cage, season 2

    Luke Cage, season 2, hits Netflix with a blast on June 22. Enjoy the first full trailer for season 2.

  • Review: Seven Pounds

    Review: Seven Pounds

    The coolest thing about services like Netflix is that you can see something old for the first time. Case in point: Seven Pounds. I spotted this 10 year old gem with Will Smith and Rosario Dawson among the new arrivals on Netflix and watched it immediately.