Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Sasha Lane

  • Conversations with Friends: bring on the dysfunctional relationships

    Conversations with Friends: bring on the dysfunctional relationships

    Conversations with Friends is a slow moving Irish tale based on a novel by Sally Rooney, who authored the very popular Normal People from a couple of seasons ago. Once again we have people desperate for love, but unable to create functional loving relationships because they are pretty dang messed up as human beings.

  • Review: Hearts Beat Loud

    Review: Hearts Beat Loud

    Hearts Beat Loud appears to be a simple story about a father and daughter as she prepares to leave for college. It seems simple, but it’s actually emotionally intricate and complex. Like some of the music in this film, it’s complicated while seeming simple. It’s perfectly written and acted. It’s a wonderful movie. I give […]

  • Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

    There are many forms of cruelty. The self-righteous Christian cruelty that spouts slogans like “Jesus loves you” while making you hate yourself for being yourself is the topic of The Miseducation of Cameron Post.

  • A Dozen Wonderful Films Directed by Women from 2017

    A Dozen Wonderful Films Directed by Women from 2017

    I always preface these end of year lists with a disclaimer. I don’t see everything. I don’t subscribe to everything and I don’t go out to the theater weekly. Nobody is telling me what to see or paying me to go see things. I’m just watching what looks good to me. So, with that said, […]

  • Review: American Honey

    Review: American Honey

    American Honey is a long road trip among the disenfranchised and forgotten world of cast-off teenagers. A group of teens with no one to care take off in search of adventure while selling magazine subscriptions.

  • Watch This: Trailer for American Honey

    Watch This: Trailer for American Honey

    American Honey is a young people’s movie. Nevertheless, it caught the attention of this elder. The film’s star, Sasha Lane, is Texas State college freshman without previous acting experience. According to the reviews from Cannes, she turns in an outstanding performance.

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