Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Teyonah Parris

  • Short Bits about Dickinson, WandaVision and Batwoman

    Short Bits about Dickinson, WandaVision and Batwoman

    New and returning TV series that are released once a week are scarce these days. These three merit some comments: Dickinson, WandaVision, and Batwoman.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Chi-Raq

    Watch This: Trailer for Chi-Raq

    Amazon Studios first effort at a movie released to theaters is Chi-Raq, an adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes. It’s one of the oldest female-power stories in our culture, this time set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago. Women living amid gang war force their desire for peace on their […]

  • Review: Dear White People

    Review: Dear White People

    Dear White People is a film about 4 black students at a mythical Ivy League university that takes aim directly at white people with all their ignorance, bias, privilege and insensitivity. The film uses smart dialog, hilarious one-liners, and real people with real issues to deliver its message. Spoilers ahead.