Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Zoe Kazan

  • The Last Movie Stars, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

    The Last Movie Stars, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

    The Last Movie Stars from director Ethan Hawke is a love letter to two Hollywood icons, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. But it’s more than an exploration of this famous couple and their lives together. It’s a look at Hollywood history for the last 60 or 70 years, crammed with stars from both then and […]

  • The Kindness of Strangers moves slowly toward survival

    The Kindness of Strangers moves slowly toward survival

    The Kindness of Strangers is a slow moving story of one woman’s escape from an abuser. Zoe Kazan plays the woman. She took her two sons and fled in the middle of the night. What happened when she reached New York City forms the story. There are some spoilers ahead. The film is on Prime […]

  • Review: The Big Sick

    Review: The Big Sick

    The Big Sick, with the worst title ever inflicted on a movie, is a sweet and charming love story. One of the characters does get sick in the middle of the story. Beware the spoilers.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Our Brand is Crisis

    Watch This: Trailer for Our Brand is Crisis

    You’ve probably seen the trailer for Our Brand is Crisis 15 times on your TV already, because it’s heavily promoted there. I wanted to mention it and include the trailer here because it looks interesting. It’s interesting because it stars Sandra Bullock in a role written for a man. A great move by the film’s […]

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