Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Sarah Paulson

  • Review: Run

    Review: Run

    Run is a thriller in which nobody runs. Newcomer Kiera Allen does wheel her wheelchair very fast a couple of times. Allen and a fabulous Sarah Paulson as her mother make up the majority of this tense drama. The film is streaming on Hulu.

  • Review: The Goldfinch

    Review: The Goldfinch

    The Goldfinch, based on the literary best seller by Donna Tartt, recreated the story from the book, but did it without emotion or excitement. The film is 2 1/2 hours of flat performances.

  • 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.

  • 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 The Post

    Watch This: Trailer for The Post

    Are you old enough to remember The Pentagon Papers? Just in case that was before your time, they were 700 pages of secret government documents about the Viet Nam War. They made the government look very bad. Very bad. Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks star in The Post to tell the story of how those […]

  • Review: Blue Jay

    Review: Blue Jay

    Blue Jay is an indie from the Duplass brothers. When you see the Duplass name on a film, you know it’s going to be a little different. Not in a bad way. Just not the usual fare. Blue Jay is like that.

  • Review: Carol is Brilliant

    Review: Carol is Brilliant

    Carol was a simple story about two people falling in love. It was much more as well. It was a story about Carol (Cate Blanchett) and Therese (Rooney Mara) and the hidden look in their eyes, the hidden meaning in their touch, the hidden hope in their togetherness. Mild spoilers ahead.

  • Watch This: New Trailer for Carol

    Watch This: New Trailer for Carol

    I’m way behind the times with this trailer for Carol. It looks like an emotional and possibly heartbreaking ride. Carol stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara in a story set in 1952 New York City. It tells the story of a young female clerk and her love affair with an older, married woman. Also in […]

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