Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Valerie Weiss

  • Echoes, twins make mayhem

    Echoes, twins make mayhem

    Echoes is about twins. One is good, one is bad. They swap identities regularly so you never know if you’re looking at the good one or the bad one. The series was created by Vanessa Gazy and used all women directors.

  • Review: Mixtape, a total delight

    Review: Mixtape, a total delight

    Mixtape takes us back to days right before Y2K threatened to upend everything. A young teen girl wants to get to know her parents by hearing every song on a mixtape she finds. When she tries to play the tape, it breaks. This charming film is on Netflix.

  • Review: Impulse, season 1

    Review: Impulse, season 1

    Impulse is an action-packed YouTube original. At its heart, it’s about sexual violence and assault. Wrapped around that heart is a blanket of mystery and sci fi about special powers. It’s a compelling combination, and very well done.

  • Review: A Light Beneath Their Feet

    Review: A Light Beneath Their Feet

    A Light Beneath Their Feet is a story about mental illness and how it affects a family. Taryn Manning and Madison Davenport as mother and daughter turn in impressive performances.

  • Watch This: Trailer for A Light Beneath Their Feet

    Watch This: Trailer for A Light Beneath Their Feet

    A Light Beneath Their Feet stars Taryn Manning and Madison Davenport as mother and daughter in a coming-of-age drama about a family coping with bipolar disorder. Also featured is Carter Mark Jenkins as young Beth’s love interest.