Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: season 5

  • The Crown, season 5, from which I want a divorce

    The Crown, season 5, from which I want a divorce

    The Crown, season 5, is a dreary season full of unhappiness and human failing. When this series began way back in 2016, I felt it was a means to humanize the royals. In season 5, the royals are just as miserable as all the other humans on the planet. I’ve stuck with The Crown through […]

  • Outlander, season 5, the epic saga continues

    Outlander, season 5, the epic saga continues

    Older seasons of Outlander are moving to Netflix. The most recent to arrive there is season 5. This epic time travel, romance, history lesson, and human interest drama continues to intrigue, fascinate, and capture total interest.

  • The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor) season 5: so long, Whyhope

    The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor) season 5: so long, Whyhope

    The Heart Guy (Doctor, Doctor), a family dramedy from Australia, finished its very successful run with a 5th season which is now on Acorn TV. Fans of the series will be delighted with the way everything turned out, although the suspense was held until the very end of the final episode. The Heart Guy (Doctor, […]

  • Review: Rita, season 5

    Review: Rita, season 5

    Rita, season 5, sets the star of this Danish series on a new adventure running a small private school. There are some clever and funny tie-backs to past seasons. Some characters we haven’t seen for a while return. Rita is still herself in all her glory, and fans of the series won’t be disappointed.

  • Off on a Tangent about S5 of Last Tango in Halifax

    Off on a Tangent about S5 of Last Tango in Halifax

    Last Tango in Halifax season 5 came to me as a gift on my birthday. I don’t intend to review it or recap it, I simply want to talk about a few bits. It will be a little spoilery, but not in any large sense. A few scenes, and a few remarks, and I’ll be […]

  • Review: Transparent: Musicale Finale

    Review: Transparent: Musicale Finale

    Transparent: Musicale Finale takes a grieving Pfefferman family on a journey toward healing with music, Jewish traditions, and some truly bizarre turns of fantasy.

  • Grace and Frankie, season 5

    Grace and Frankie, season 5

    Grace and Frankie returned with a full-on “fuck it” attitude in season 5. They had to fight for their home and life on their own terms, but they made it happen. With Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as Grace and Frankie and Sam Waterston and Martin Sheen as their ex-husbands Sol and Robert, the storyline […]

  • Orphan Black S5 E10 To Right the Wrongs of Many

    Orphan Black S5 E10 To Right the Wrongs of Many

    Orphan Black finishes with “To Right the Wrongs of Many.” It’s the last episode ever, which makes me want to cry. I cried most of the way through this episode, but they were happy tears.

  • Orphan Black S5 E9 One Fettered Slave

    Orphan Black S5 E9 One Fettered Slave

    Orphan Black episode 9 “One Fettered Slave” is a funeral with no happy weddings. Helena’s (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude) early history is explored. This is a recap. There are spoilers.

  • Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide

    Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide

    Orphan Black draws nearer the last episode with “Guillotines Decide,” the 8th episode of season 5. In this episode, it was the best of times. It was the worst of times. This is a recap. There are spoilers.

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