Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Sam Elliott

  • Review: The Hero

    Review: The Hero

    The Hero stars Sam Elliott as the aging Western actor Lee Hayden. Sam Elliott is one of the few actors I consider sexy. If you’ve read anything on this blog before, you know that I seldom comment on how sexy some man or other is. But I do with Sam Elliott. Sam Elliott is one […]

  • Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Younger, The Fosters

    Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Younger, The Fosters

    A brain dump is a few short hits about what’s on the TV. Today the topics are the Wynonna Earp season finale, Younger and The Fosters.

  • Watch This: Teaser for Our Souls at Night

    Watch This: Teaser for Our Souls at Night

    Our Souls at Night brings Jane Fonda and Robert Redford together again in a romance about a couple who’ve been neighbors for a long time.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Hero

    Watch This: Trailer for The Hero

    Sam Elliott stars as an aging actor diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in The Hero. He tries to reconcile with his estranged daughter (Krysten Ritter) while striking up a new relationship with a young woman (Laura Prepon).

  • Review: I’ll See You in My Dreams

    Review: I’ll See You in My Dreams

    I’ll See You in My Dreams is a beautiful, tender story about age, friendship, love, life and heartbreak. A magnificent Blythe Danner leads the cast and appears in every scene.

  • Review: Grace and Frankie Season 2

    Review: Grace and Frankie Season 2

    Grace and Frankie season 2 hit Netflix over the weekend and I watched all 13 episodes by late Sunday evening. My brief review is this: so damn good. A longer review follows, complete with some spoilers, so be aware. The premise of Grace and Frankie is that two couples Grace and Robert (Jane Fonda and […]

  • Preview Photos from Season 2 of Grace and Frankie

    Preview Photos from Season 2 of Grace and Frankie

    New photos from season 2 of Grace and Frankie are out now. The second season begins on Netflix on May 6. In the new season, Grace and Frankie continue the process of figuring out their own identities after they discover that their husbands are in love with each other. Series creator Marta Kauffman told People, “It’s […]

  • Reprint: A Good Year for Elder Actors

    Reprint: A Good Year for Elder Actors

    [This post originally appeared at Time Goes By, written by Ronni Bennett. Thanks to Ronni for allowing me to reprint it here.] Not infrequently, I grumble out loud around here about how few roles, especially major roles, there are in film for elder actors. Our generation doesn’t get much representation on what in our youth […]

  • Review: Grandma

    Review: Grandma

    Grandma stars Lily Tomlin as Elle. The entire story takes place in one day. It starts when Elle breaks up with her girlfriend Olivia (Judy Greer). Then Elle’s granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) unexpectedly shows up needing $600 before sundown. Spoilers ahead.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Grandma

    Watch This: Trailer for Grandma

    Grandma stars Lily Tomlin, which is all anyone needs to know before laying their money down at a theater box office. The film release date is August 21. Tomlin plays Elle Reid, who just lost her longtime partner, Val. Her 18 year old granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) appears one day asking for help. The two […]

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