Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Sandra Bullock

  • Review: The Unforgivable with Sandra Bullock

    Review: The Unforgivable with Sandra Bullock

    The Unforgivable is a remake of a 3 part British series called Unforgiven. The original was written by Sally Wainwright. I really liked the original. I set out to watch this adaptation as a stand alone film and not compare it to the earlier series. The film is on Netflix.

  • Review: Bird Box

    Review: Bird Box

    Bird Box, from director Susanne Bier, is a tense and exciting horror thriller about survival and motherhood. Beware the spoilers ahead.

  • A Personal Manifesto

    A Personal Manifesto

    A couple of decades ago I realized everything in my life up to that point had been determined by men. I can hear my friend Denise shouting, “It’s the patriarchy, stupid!” That’s not it – at least not completely. The patriarchy is still with us. But inside my head, things have changed.

  • Review: Ocean’s 8

    Review: Ocean’s 8

    I’ve seen the other Ocean’s movies. What I remember about them is there was a heist and the actors seemed to have a wonderful time. That’s also what I’ll remember about Ocean’s 8. There was a heist and the actors seemed to have a wonderful time. They had a good time, so the audience did, […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for Ocean’s 8

    Watch This: Trailer for Ocean’s 8

    The Ocean’s 8 trailer is here! Just in case you don’t know what the Ocean’s films are about, here’s the synopsis for this version: “A criminal mastermind and seven other female thieves try to pull off the heist of the century at New York’s annual Met Gala.”

  • Watch This: Trailer for Our Brand is Crisis

    Watch This: Trailer for Our Brand is Crisis

    You’ve probably seen the trailer for Our Brand is Crisis 15 times on your TV already, because it’s heavily promoted there. I wanted to mention it and include the trailer here because it looks interesting. It’s interesting because it stars Sandra Bullock in a role written for a man. A great move by the film’s […]

  • Last Tango in Halifax might be Last Tango in Santa Fe

    Last Tango in Halifax might be Last Tango in Santa Fe

    The Guardian tells us that Diane Keaton plans US remake of BBC’s Last Tango in Halifax. It will air on HBO. Sally Wainwright, the creator of the show, says she will be a producer of the American version but will not have a huge role in the production. I know I have lots of feelings about […]

  • Outtakes from The Heat

    Outtakes from The Heat

    I loved The Heat. It’s now out on DVD. If you didn’t see it in theaters, you must see it now. Enjoy these outtakes and funny moments between Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. Video via USA Today.  

  • The Heat: LMAO

    The Heat: LMAO

    This movie is hilarious, profane, packed with purposely clumsy action stunts. Add in two top notch actresses who bring the full power of their multi-talented punch to every scene. That’s The Heat, starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. The trailer was cleaned up for language a bit, and hammed up a bit, but it gives […]

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