Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Tuppence Middleton

  • Downton Abbey: A New Era review

    Downton Abbey: A New Era review

    Downton Abbey: A New Era has so many things happening, and so many happy endings, that you don’t notice that the 2022 spinoff from the popular TV series is over two hours long. The time is bursting with a big cast, lots of changes, and the continued emphasis on the continuity of family brought up […]

  • Downton Abbey (2019), clever capers and royal visits

    Downton Abbey (2019), clever capers and royal visits

    Downton Abbey has spun off two movies from the popular TV series. This one, from 2019, is about a royal visit from King George V (Simon Jones) and Queen Mary (Geraldine James) that set the residents of Downton Abbey atwitter. It featured a delightful minor rebellion from the servants quarters that made the story fun.

  • Review: Disappearance at Clifton Hill

    Review: Disappearance at Clifton Hill

    Disappearance at Clifton Hill stars Tuppence Middleton, which is the reason I wanted to watch it. She turned out to be an unreliable protagonist as Abby, a woman who tries to solve a crime she witnessed at age seven.

  • Review: Sense8 Finale “Amor Vincit Omnia”

    Review: Sense8 Finale “Amor Vincit Omnia”

    Sense8 came back with a 2 1/2 hour finale Amor Vincit Omnia or Love Conquers All that was a love letter to the fans and a glorious exit for a sprawling, heart-filled series about true connection.

  • Review: Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

    Review: Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

    Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is a science fiction anthology of 10 episodes streaming on Amazon. Instead of reviewing the anthology as a whole the way I normally would a TV season, I’ll briefly discuss each individual episode. Various writers took the short stories of Philip K. Dick and made them into the individual tales […]

  • Watch This: Trailer for Electric Dreams

    Watch This: Trailer for Electric Dreams

    Electric Dreams, or more correctly Phillip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, is an anthology sci-fi series based on the short stories of Phillip K. Dick. It has 10 stand alone episodes. It’s coming as an Amazon Prime original.

  • Review: Sense8, season 2

    Review: Sense8, season 2

    Sense8 season 2 continues with brilliant writing, lots of danger and excitement, touching love stories, and stirring acts of courage. This is a review of season 2 with some spoilers.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Sense8 season 2

    Watch This: Trailer for Sense8 season 2

    Sense8 season 2, which began last December with a Christmas special, will drop 10 more episodes on Netflix on May 5.

  • Sense8 E2.1 A Christmas Special

    Sense8 E2.1 A Christmas Special

    The two hour Sense8 Christmas special takes us on a tour of the lives of the 8 characters since the big blow up in Iceland and since Will (Brian J. Smith) looked into Mr. Whisper’s (Terrence Mann) eyes.

  • Review: Sense8, season 1

    Review: Sense8, season 1

    Sense8 is a Netflix original created, written and directed by J. Michael Straczynski, Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski, among others. It’s strange and disjointed and hard to grasp at first, but it’s also fascinating and intriguing and compelling. The series is an ambitious attempt at epic storytelling. Spoilers ahead.

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