Pieces of a Woman feels unbearably real

Pieces of a Woman tells the story of a parent’s worst nightmare. Vanessa Kirby plays a woman whose child dies just minutes after being born. Everyone in the film deals with the grief in their own way, but Kirby’s Martha is so real in her agony that it’s painful to sit with her for the 2 hours of the film.

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Review: The Crown, season 2

The Crown season 2 is as lush and grand as season 1. It provides a view of the world in the late 1950s from inside the vulnerable but unbreakable British monarchy. Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and the rest of the pitch perfect cast continue the story behind the facade. Peter Morgan, creator of the series, has given us 10 more fascinating episodes to savor. Spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: The Crown, season 2”

Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of The Crown

The Crown on Netflix was one of the best things on television when it began. Season 2 will be available on December 8, and promises more of the same. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of The Crown”

Review: The Crown

Netflix’s 10 part drama The Crown makes the the first years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign a human tale of love and sacrifice. And it makes very clear that being the Queen of English is a terrible job to be stuck with. Continue reading “Review: The Crown”