Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Taraji P. Henson

  • Review: Hidden Figures

    Review: Hidden Figures

    I loved Hidden Figures. Maybe a man could watch this film and not love it, but there is no way a woman could watch Hidden Figures and not love it. It was the most emotionally satisfying film I’ve seen in a long time.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Hidden Figures – Updated

    Watch This: Trailer for Hidden Figures – Updated

    Hidden Figures is based on a true story about a team of African-American women who provided NASA with important mathematical data to launch America’s first successful space missions.

  • Review: Larry Crowne

    Review: Larry Crowne

    I saw Larry Crowne back in 2011 when it was first released. I remembered enjoying it. When it showed up on Netflix I watched it again. I enjoyed it just as much the second time.

  • I’m Excited About the Cast of Hidden Figures

    I’m Excited About the Cast of Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures doesn’t release until January 2017, but I’m already excited about the cast and the people they are playing. Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe, and Octavia Spencer star as three mathematicians working at NASA. The film is based on the true story of a group of female African Americans working at NASA told in […]

  • Not Watching: Empire, Gotham, Fear The Walking Dead, Shadowhunters, Stitchers

    Not Watching: Empire, Gotham, Fear The Walking Dead, Shadowhunters, Stitchers

    There are some shows I started, then stopped watching. I originally found them interesting, but I they lost me somewhere along the way. I try to explain why.

  • Actors on Actors -UPDATED

    Actors on Actors -UPDATED

    Variety has created a series of conversations called “Actors on Actors” that are fascinating discussions between peers. Most of them are a man and a woman. I picked these three to include here because both the conversationalists are women, but don’t overlook the others at Variety Studio: Actors on Actors. The women’s conversations are about […]

  • Brain Dump: House of Cards, Empire, The Americans, The Fosters

    Brain Dump: House of Cards, Empire, The Americans, The Fosters

    It’s a brain dump day. Just a little bit of one thing or another in disconnected ramblings. House of Cards When Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) finally has all the power in the world in his hands, he becomes a tyrant and a bigger ass than he ever was. And when Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) has […]

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