Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Shirley MacLaine

  • 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: The Last Word

    Review: The Last Word

    The Last Word is a funny and moving tale about a woman everyone loved to hate. It stars Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, and AnnJewel Lee Dixon.

  • Review: Wild Oats

    Review: Wild Oats

    Wild Oats stars Shirley MacLaine and Jessica Lange in a comedy about living it up while you can. It was funny, but the best part of the movie was watching Shirley MacLaine and Jessica Lange have a great time together.

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Last Word

    Watch This: Trailer for The Last Word

    Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried star in The Last Word. It’s a part Shirley MacLaine has played several times before – the curmudgeonly control freak that no one can stand. But the foil for her excesses in the past has always been some hapless young man. Now she’s up against Amanda Seyfried. It should make […]

  • Glee Goes Elder

    Glee Goes Elder

    Last week on Glee it was Shirley Maclaine singing along with Darren Criss. They sounded terrific together. They sang of “Piece of My Heart.” This week June Squibb was there, singing and dancing with Chris Colfer. The woman can belt! Not only was June Squibb there, but Tim Conway and Billy Dee Williams were also […]

  • Teaser for Downton Abbey’s Christmas Show

    Teaser for Downton Abbey’s Christmas Show

    Downton Abbey begins airing in the U.S. on January 5. The 2 hour Christmas special will air at the end of the season. In the UK, this episode will air on Christmas day. Small spoilers in the trailer reveal that Shirley MacLaine will be back and that Paul Giamatti will be about (playing Cora’s brother). […]

  • 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 […]

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