Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Tamara Tunie

  • Review: Black Earth Rising

    Review: Black Earth Rising

    In Black Earth Rising, Hugo Blick’s 8 part mini-series on Netflix, we watch a metaphoric chess game taking place. Humans claim dominion over the game. They assume different roles on the game board, determined by greed or altruism, the quest for power, the quest for justice, the need to love or to hate. When the… Read more Review: Black Earth Rising

  • Review: Dietland

    Review: Dietland

    Dietland, the 10 episode series from AMC, ended on a new beginning. The series followed the journey of Plum Kettle (Joy Nash) from her job as ghostwriter of a “Dear Kitty” column in a fashion magazine to her decision to join the revolution to overthrow the patriarchy.

  • Brain Dump: Secret City, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, and Dietland

    Brain Dump: Secret City, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, and Dietland

    This brain dump will regale you with thoughts on the Australian TV series Secret City, the documentary film Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, and the AMC series Dietland.

  • Review: Irreplaceable You

    Review: Irreplaceable You

    Irreplaceable You begins in the cemetery where Abbie (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) is buried. In a voice over, Abbie explains her story. It began when she and Sam (Michiel Huisman) were 8 years old. They’d been together ever since.