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new and ongoing cinema releases, US/Can, from Fri Sep 21

A simple listing of movies opening this week and in continuing release.

movies by or about women opening US/Can from Fri Sep 21

Lisa Dapolito directs a documentary about comedian Gilda Radner; Sasha Waters Freyer directs a documentary about the photographer Garry Winogrand;…

2018’s films ranked

I rank films on the fly as I see them for the 2018 awards year.

A Happening of Monumental Proportions movie review: no, honey, no

The title is intentionally ironic, and yet still feels like a bad and desperately unfunny joke. The spectacular all-star cast…

Where Are the Women? goes to Ravencon

OMG! My feminist-rating criteria has a fancy name like The Bechdel Test! Apparently people are calling it “The Johanson Analysis.”…

new and ongoing cinema releases, UK/Ire, from Wed Sep 19

A simple listing of movies opening this week and in continuing release.

movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Wed Sep 19

Anna Kendrick investigates the disappearance of her friend Blake Lively in A Simple Favour; Lea Carpenter cowrites action thriller Mile…

The Little Stranger movie review: so many ways to be haunted

A glorious gothic conundrum of obsession, delusion, psychological infection, and just possibly actual malevolent spirits. The most haunting aspect of…

Tea with the Dames (aka Nothing Like a Dame) documentary review: legends speak

Come sit next to Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright, and Eileen Atkins and eavesdrop on their witty banter, amiable…

Mile 22 movie review: unfortunately no one can be told what any of it means

Welcome to the first action movie of the Trump era, wherein civil liberties are a distant fantasy and “no man…