Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Shamier Anderson

  • Invasion, what would you do at the end of the world?

    Invasion, what would you do at the end of the world?

    Invasion is a slow-moving sci-fi series about an alien invasion of Earth, and about what facing the end of the world does to human behavior. It had a large and diverse cast, was filmed in multiple locations, and generally showed high production values. Invasion was released in 2021 and is not the same story as […]

  • Review: Bruised, Halle Berry directs

    Review: Bruised, Halle Berry directs

    Bruised stars Halle Berry as an MMA fighter who struggles to get her life in a good place. Halle Berry directs the film, too, her first effort at directing. She does an excellent job at acting, directing, and fighting like a champ. The film is now on Netflix.

  • Review: Destroyer

    Review: Destroyer

    Destroyer is not an easy film to watch. Detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) is not an easy woman to like. She’s a broken woman trying with her last ounce of energy to make right the mistakes of her past.

  • Going Out in A Blaze of Glory

    Going Out in A Blaze of Glory

    If you haven’t seen episode 2 of Wynonna Earp season 3 yet, or if you haven’t seen the final episodes of Dietland, there are big spoilers ahead. Both have characters who go out in a blaze of glory.

  • Review: Dear White People, Vol.2

    Review: Dear White People, Vol.2

    Dear White People Vol. 2 is the second season of this comedic discussion of race in America. The quality that characterized the first season continues as the story about a group of black students at mostly white Winchester University moves forward.  There are minor spoilers ahead.

  • Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Nashville, The Bold Type

    Brain Dump: Wynonna Earp, Nashville, The Bold Type

    Time for a television watcher’s brain dump. This week I’ll offload short thoughts about Wynonna Earp, Nashville, and The Bold Type.

  • Wynonna Earp S2E2 Sneak Peak

    Wynonna Earp S2E2 Sneak Peak

    What are you watching on Friday night? I certainly hope your answer involves the SyFy channel and especially Wynonna Earp because it’s awesome.

  • Wynonna Earp Season 2 Opened with Surprises

    Wynonna Earp Season 2 Opened with Surprises

    Season 2 of Wynonna Earp raced out of the starting gate, ran 12 furlongs at fun speed, and won everything.

  • Trailers and News from Comic Con SDCC

    Trailers and News from Comic Con SDCC

    There is so much news and hype coming out of the San Diego Comic Con. I’m not interested in most of it, but I’m very interested in some of it. Here are some of the things I’m watching happen in San Diego. 

  • Wynonna Earp: Thoughts on the First Episode

    Wynonna Earp: Thoughts on the First Episode

    Wyonna Earp is off to a demon hunting start on SyFy. First let’s talk about some of the familiar, known and loved characteristics of this series. You get a kickass but reluctant heroine Wynonna (Melanie Scrofano) who resembles all your favorite such heroines. Think Buffy, Bo Dennis and Jessica Jones. You gotta love Wynonna already.