Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Toni Collette

  • Review: Hostages

    Review: Hostages

    Hostages got off to a slow start. I’m glad I stuck with it, however, because it builds week by week with unexpected plot twists, character development that throws you off balance, and increasing suspense. Episode 5 (of 13) aired this week, and I’m now well and truly hooked.

  • Review: Enough Said

    Review: Enough Said

    Enough Said met all my expectations. I thought it would be funny – it was. I thought it would be charming – it was. I thought the cast would be superlative – they were. I thought it would be an outstanding example of storytelling from a female writer, a female director, and a female star […]

  • Enough Said Looks Good

    Enough Said Looks Good

    The romantic comedy Enough Said coming to theaters on September 20 looks good. It stars the late James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus who get romantically involved as a couple of empty nesters. Look at some of the cast members.

  • TV Shows for Fall 2013 that Look Good

    TV Shows for Fall 2013 that Look Good

    Here are some upcoming shows for fall that look pretty good. I’m not aware of everything that’s coming up, so if you know of something good I’ve missed, give me a shout in the comments.

  • The Way, Way Back is Way, Way Good

    The Way, Way Back is Way, Way Good

    The Way, Way Back opens on the miserable face of Liam James as 14-year-old Duncan, sitting in the way, way back seat of a vintage woodie Buick station wagon. Driving this aging monster is Trent (Steve Corell), his mom’s boyfriend. His mom is Pam, (Toni Collette) and his possible future step-sister filling the middle seat […]

  • The Force that is Tatiana Maslany in Orphan Black

    The Force that is Tatiana Maslany in Orphan Black

    I remember the speech Jennifer Beals gave in Break a Leg about how a woman has to be both beautiful and as good as Meryl Streep to make it in the movies. (You can catch the speech at the 8:29 minute mark in this video.) It is generally accepted in American culture that Meryl Streep […]

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