Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Stellan Skarsgard

  • Andor takes us back to the beginning of Star Wars

    Andor takes us back to the beginning of Star Wars

    Andor took me on a nostalgia trip. This prequel to the original 1977 Star Wars movie (and the Rogue One film) reminded me of the excitement that the original film generated in its day.

  • Hope (Håp), a moving tale from Norway

    Hope (Håp), a moving tale from Norway

    Hope (Håp) is an intimate look at a few days in the life of a couple and a family when a brain tumor throws everything into turmoil. It was written and directed by Maria Sødahl. It will be released in theaters and virtual theaters in the US on April 16, 2021.

  • Review: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    Review: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    Quickly now! See if you can guess how I felt about Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again based on these facts. 1) I loved the now 10-year-old Mamma Mia! 2) I love ABBA. 3) I love a musical. Have you guessed yet?

  • Watch This: Trailers for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    Watch This: Trailers for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    Trailers are showing up for the July release of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Here’s a spot from the Grammys and a regular release trailer.

  • River: A British Mystery Series with Nicola Walker

    River: A British Mystery Series with Nicola Walker

    River originated on BBC One. Immediately after the last episode aired in Britain, it was imported to America on Netflix as a Netflix Original. It stars Stellan Skarsgård as John River, a cop trying to solve the murder of his former partner Stevie Stevenson. Nicola Walker plays the dead partner and appears to River frequently […]

  • Nicola Walker in Two British Dramas Airing Now

    Nicola Walker in Two British Dramas Airing Now

    There’s a great article in The Daily Mail titled “Why the stars of our best TV dramas are suddenly all middle-aged women: At long last, this is grown-up television” that talks about many of my favorite actresses and shows – including Nicola Walker. Nicola Walker is my particular topic today. Walker is currently starring in […]

  • Review: Frankie and Alice

    Review: Frankie and Alice

    Frankie and Alice was panned by the critics, often for reasons that had nothing to do with the film itself. One critic panned it because it was finished in 2010 but not released until 2014. <sarcasm>Well, that sure seems like a good reason to hate a film to me. </sarcasm> Spoilers ahead.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Frankie & Alice

    Watch This: Trailer for Frankie & Alice

    Frankie & Alice stars Halle Berry, Phylicia Rashad, and Stellan Skarsgard. It’s been finished since 2011 and is just now being released in the U.S. It will appear in theaters on April 4. The film is based on a true story. Halle Berry plays a woman with multiple personality disorder. One of her personalities is […]

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