Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Stanley Tucci

  • Worth takes an agonizing look at the value of a life

    Worth takes an agonizing look at the value of a life

    I watched Worth on the evening the 20th anniversary of 9/11. On such a day of remembrance, the film felt emotionally raw to me, especially the stories from the people who suffered losses that day. Sara Colangelo directed this film, now on Netflix.

  • Jolt is goofy fun

    Jolt is goofy fun

    Jolt, on Prime Video, stars Kate Beckinsale in a comedic action movie about a woman with uncontrollable anger issues. It’s a wild romp of a movie from director Tanya Wexler.

  • Revisiting Limetown after season 1 ended

    Revisiting Limetown after season 1 ended

    I wrote about Limetown after seeing only the first 4 episodes of this Facebook Watch series. Now I’ve seen all of the first season and wanted to update some thoughts on the series.

  • Review: Limetown, episodes 1 – 4

    Review: Limetown, episodes 1 – 4

    Limetown popped up on Facebook Watch. It stars Jessica Biel as a journalist investigating a 15 year old mystery that she has a personal connection with.

  • Review: The Children Act

    Review: The Children Act

    The Children Act tackles topics like religion vs. the state, freedom of choice, and holding on. It’s serious stuff. The brilliant Emma Thompson makes it worth watching as she plays a judge in the midst of two crises.

  • Watch This: Trailers for The Wife and The Children Act

    Watch This: Trailers for The Wife and The Children Act

    The Wife with Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce will be released in August. The Children Act, also in theaters in August, stars Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci in a legal drama. I’m combining these two teasers into a single post because of the fact that they are both movies for grown ups and feature outstanding […]

  • Review: Spotlight

    Review: Spotlight

    Spotlight tells the story of The Boston Globe and its investigative team (Spotlight) that finally brought the story of child abuse in the Catholic Church national and global attention. There has been so much anger and pain at the Catholic Church over this monstrous world-wide cover up of generations of young people traumatized and scarred […]

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