Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Socratis Otto

  • Review: Wentworth Season 5

    Review: Wentworth Season 5

    Wentworth season 5 or Wentworth Prison, as it is also called, came roaring back after Bea Smith’s (Danielle Cormack) murder with a season that was tighter, tenser, and hold-your-breath dangerous. I thought Wentworth would never recover its bite without Bea. I was wrong.

  • Wentworth Season 4: A Second Look

    Wentworth Season 4: A Second Look

    Because of the way season 4 of Wentworth ended, my original review of the season was strictly about Bea’s Journey. I’ve rewatched the entire season with a bit of emotional distance between the way the season ended and my response to the season as a whole. I realize the rest of the story and the… Read more Wentworth Season 4: A Second Look

  • Wentworth Season 4: Bea’s Journey

    Wentworth Season 4: Bea’s Journey

    The Australian TV series Wentworth season 4 is now available on Netflix US. I recommend binging it as soon as possible! I want to review the season, but not in the usual way that covers everything. I intend to look at the entire season as Bea’s journey. Beware: spoilers ahead!

  • An Audience with the cast of Wentworth

    An Audience with the cast of Wentworth

    Wentworth, the Australian women’s prison drama, is currently in season 4 on Australian TV. In the US, Netflix has seasons 1-3, and will probably have season 4 after it finishes airing in Australia. 

  • Review: Wentworth Season 3

    Review: Wentworth Season 3

    Here’s my review of the 3rd season of Wentworth, the tense Australian¬† women’s prison drama. Season 3 raises the stakes. Everyone’s situation is fraught and the lunatics are in charge of the asylum. Characters turn harder and tougher and use what they know to manipulate and control. Beware the spoilers. I also reviewed seasons 1… Read more Review: Wentworth Season 3

  • Review: Wentworth

    Review: Wentworth

    Wentworth is frequently mentioned when the conversation turns to Orange is the New Black. The Australian women’s prison drama is now on Netflix. I binge watched both seasons of the show and now understand why the two shows are so often mentioned in the same breath. This review of Wentworth will tell you a little… Read more Review: Wentworth