Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Uzo Aduba

  • Really Love, a tender Black romance

    Really Love, a tender Black romance

    Really Love is a beautiful love story. The cast is all Black, as are the behind the scenes crew. Angel Kristi Williams co-wrote and directed. The writing, the camera work, the direction, and the actors all approached the story with tenderness and love. That’s conveyed back to the audience in this delicate and gentle love… Read more Really Love, a tender Black romance

  • Solos feature 7 solo performances

    Solos feature 7 solo performances

    Solos, on Prime Video, is a series of 7 short episodes. They are mostly a single character conversing with an AI, although some have a second human actor present at times. The episodes tackle memory, love, loneliness, isolation, time travel, and space travel.

  • Now for an entirely unrelated rant

    Now for an entirely unrelated rant

    I’m working on a review of The Politician. Here’s a screen grab that I plan to use in it.

  • Review: Mrs. America, episodes 1-3

    Review: Mrs. America, episodes 1-3

    Mrs. America is the history of the struggle over the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in the 1970s. The first 3 episodes dropped as a bunch on April 15, with the remaining episodes coming on Wednesdays until all 9 episodes have aired. The series runs on FX/Hulu.

  • Review: Miss Virginia

    Review: Miss Virginia

    Miss Virginia is based on a true story about a Washington D.C. mother who wanted a chance at a better education for her son. It stars Uzo Aduba as the inspirational Virginia Walden. There are spoilers ahead.

  • Orange is the New Black: Farewell and Goodbye

    Orange is the New Black: Farewell and Goodbye

    Orange is the New Black dropped its final season, season 7, on Netflix recently. I, like many others, devoted a good part of a weekend to watching the last ever episodes of this groundbreaking marvel of a television masterpiece roll by.

  • Review: Beats

    Review: Beats

    Beats gets all the stars it’s possible to give from me. It’s one of the best movies I’ve seen in a long time. You can see it on Netflix.

  • Six Years of Thoughts on Orange is the New Black

    Six Years of Thoughts on Orange is the New Black

    I’ve written about Orange is the New Black since season 1. I wanted to summarize my thoughts on this series, collect the most important posts in one spot, and share the results. This Orange is the New Black summary is my attempt to do that. Each headline is a link to the full article.

  • Orange is the New Black, season 6

    Orange is the New Black, season 6

    Orange is the New Black, season 6, starts after the riot of season 5. The way the government and prison authorities dealt with it was the focus of the season. Some of our favorite characters made it into Litchfield Max, while others were shipped off to distant prisons never to be seen again.

  • Orange is the New Black Season 5: Thumbs Up vs. Thumbs Down

    Orange is the New Black Season 5: Thumbs Up vs. Thumbs Down

    Orange is the New Black season 5 was both an emotional thrill ride and a disappointment. I want to discuss my likes and dislikes about the latest season. This is not a detailed review. There might be a few spoilers along the way.