Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Tig Notaro

  • Together Together, but not like that

    Together Together, but not like that

    Together Together is about a couple who spend a few intense months together, but they aren’t together together. It’s a story of the slow growth of respect and friendship between two people who are connected out of necessity, not love. This film is available on Hulu.

  • Review: Instant Family

    Review: Instant Family

    Instant Family is a look at a real foster care story – one with a happy ending. It’s a comedy, but it looks clear-eyed at a situation that is anything but funny.

  • Review: Transparent: Musicale Finale

    Review: Transparent: Musicale Finale

    Transparent: Musicale Finale takes a grieving Pfefferman family on a journey toward healing with music, Jewish traditions, and some truly bizarre turns of fantasy.

  • 10 Great TV Series Directed Wholly or Partly by Women from 2017

    10 Great TV Series Directed Wholly or Partly by Women from 2017

    My standard disclaimer about top 10 end of year lists: there are many things I don’t see on TV because I don’t have the right channels or subscriptions. If I overlook your favorite, that may be why. Here are the best TV shows I saw in 2017 (even if they weren’t released in 2017).

  • Review: Season 2 of One Mississippi

    Review: Season 2 of One Mississippi

    Season 2 of One Mississippi is on Amazon Video. Tig Notaro – with Diablo Cody – created this comedy/drama based loosely on Tig’s own life.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of One Mississippi

    Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of One Mississippi

    Season 2 of One Mississippi begins on Amazon on September 8. This dark comedy series from Tig Notaro is the partly true story of Tig’s journey home after her mother’s death.

  • Review: One Mississippi

    Review: One Mississippi

    The only thing wrong with season 1 of One Mississippi is there isn’t enough of it. It’s a mere 6 brief episodes with Tig Notaro in her semi-autobiographical struggle to survive cancer, C-Diff, childhood trauma, and the death of her mother all in one overwhelming onslaught.

  • Transparent Season 2 Episode 1: Let the Pfeffermans Begin

    Transparent Season 2 Episode 1: Let the Pfeffermans Begin

    Transparent gave Amazon Prime members an early preview with the release of season 2, episode 1 yesterday. The remainer of the season will be available on December 11. I don’t plan to review or recap each episode individually, but I couldn’t resist commenting on the early release episode 1. I’ll write about the season as […]

  • Review: Tig

    Review: Tig

    Tig is a documentary about a year in the life of comedian Tig Notaro. The film is currently streaming on Netflix. I recommend the film to everyone. Not because it’s a great documentary, but because Tig Notaro is a woman to admire and respect. The documentary looks at a year in Tig’s life in which […]

  • In a World: A Review

    In a World: A Review

    In a World is terrific. In a World is the from the mind of Lake Bell. She wrote it, directed it, and stars in it. Her character – Carol – wants to do voice overs. Carol is a quirky and very likable woman. Carol’s father Sam, played by real voice over artist Fred Melamed, discounts […]

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