Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Siobhan Finneran

  • Review: Snatches: Moments from Women’s Lives

    Review: Snatches: Moments from Women’s Lives

    Snatches: Moments from Women’s Lives is a series of short monologues from women. It first aired on the BBC in 2018. Each monologue tells one woman’s story. Each is powerful and strongly delivered by 8 outstanding actors.

  • Review: The Other One

    Review: The Other One

    The Other One is a British comedy series streaming on Acorn TV. This is a comedy series for lovers of British humor. It is a solid example of the genre.

  • Review: The Stranger

    Review: The Stranger

    The Stranger is a new Harlan Coben mystery thriller on Netflix. The story is set in motion when a young woman calling herself The Stranger (Hannah John-Kamen) reveals secrets to several people living in Manchester, England.

  • Review: The Widow

    Review: The Widow

    The Widow, an 8 part Amazon original suspense thriller, wasn’t as good as I expected it to be. The best thing going for the series was the star Kate Beckinsale. There are a couple of spoilers ahead, so beware.

  • Review: The Loch (Loch Ness)

    Review: The Loch (Loch Ness)

    The British mystery series The Loch, also called Loch Ness, is available on Acorn TV. It was the first program I watched with my new subscription to Acorn TV.

  • I Love You, Sally Wainwright

    I Love You, Sally Wainwright

    I love you, Sally Wainwright. I know it’s a one-sided relationship. I’m the fan. You’re the creative genius behind great television. I know you have other fans. It isn’t an exclusive arrangement I have with you. But, still – I love you.

  • Review: Unforgiven (2009)

    Review: Unforgiven (2009)

    Unforgiven, the Unforgiven I’m talking about, is not a Western. It’s a 3 part drama from 2009 and the BBC starring Suranne Jones. I wandered into a conversation about it on Twitter with @gingesbecray and learned that not only does it star Suranne Jones – really all the recommendation a series needs – but it… Read more Review: Unforgiven (2009)

  • Reflections on Series 2 of Happy Valley

    Reflections on Series 2 of Happy Valley

    Series 2 of Happy Valley is over on BBC One, and has been available on Netflix and iTunes for several days. I assume those interested in the show have taken the time needed to watch all 6 episodes either in the UK or in the US. I wanted to share some overall thoughts and things… Read more Reflections on Series 2 of Happy Valley

  • Happy Valley S2 E6: Kindness to Strangers

    Happy Valley S2 E6: Kindness to Strangers

    Happy Valley S2 E6 resolves all the crime stories in this series, but it leaves us with Catherine Cawood (Sarah Lancashire) in emotional tatters. This  brief review will have spoilers. I’ve tried to keep the spoilers to a minimum, but my American readers will find the series on Netflix starting March 16, so the need… Read more Happy Valley S2 E6: Kindness to Strangers

  • Happy Valley S2 E5: Omnipotent and Ubiquitous

    Happy Valley S2 E5: Omnipotent and Ubiquitous

    Happy Valley S2 E5 takes some major turns. A mystery gets solved. Other mysteries remain. Several of our favorite characters are still in trouble. I’ve tried to be cryptic about spoilers in these brief reviews, but there are some spoilers ahead.