Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Ryan Eggold

  • A Jazzman’s Blues, Tyler Perry finds his groove

    A Jazzman’s Blues, Tyler Perry finds his groove

    Tyler Perry is not my favorite. But A Jazzman’s Blues looked different from his usual fare. I thought I’d take a look. If I didn’t like it, I’d just switch off and move on. It was different. And that difference resulted in a very good story about love and tragedy in the Jim Crow era.

  • Why am I still watching this stuff?

    Why am I still watching this stuff?

    I’ve abandoned many a show midseason when I didn’t like it, but I want to talk about 3 shows I’m still watching in spite of thinking I’m bored or upset every time I see one. They are The Morning Show, Y: The Last Man, and New Amsterdam.

  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always is Unflinchingly Realistic

    Never Rarely Sometimes Always is Unflinchingly Realistic

    Never Rarely Sometimes Always shows in powerful detail how a 17 year old girl from Pennsylvania manages to travel to New York City for an abortion. The film is as real and difficult as the journey was. You can watch it on HBO Max.

  • Brain Dump: New Amsterdam, The Gifted, Manifest

    Brain Dump: New Amsterdam, The Gifted, Manifest

    The fall TV season started this week and it’s time for a few short pot shots at new and returning shows. Comments will include New Amsterdam, The Gifted, and Manifest. A couple of really short comments about this and that may get tacked on, too.

  • Review: The Blacklist

    Review: The Blacklist

    In the last week or so I watched season 1 of The Blacklist. I got hooked on it and just kept watching. After episode 1, I wasn’t sure I was committed, so I tried episode 2. Before long I decided to watch the whole season. James Spader stars as Raymond “Red” Reddington, a criminal mastermind […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for Lucky Them

    Watch This: Trailer for Lucky Them

    Lucky Them stars Toni Collette as a rock journalist in danger of losing her job. To hang on to it, she’s forced to go after a story involving an old boyfriend.

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