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rare female film critic | by maryann johanson

Armstrong documentary review: the man we put on the Moon

Mon Jul 08 2019, 10:18pm | 0 comments

Apollo 11 documentary review: you are there, on the Moon (#SundanceLondon2019)

Fri Jun 28 2019, 08:42pm | 0 comments

X-Men: Dark Phoenix movie review: dark matter, done way too light

Wed Jun 05 2019, 10:16pm | 0 comments

Rocketman movie review: what makes a rock star, and what unmakes him

Wed May 29 2019, 09:00am | 0 comments

movies by or about women opening US/Can May 22–24

Fri May 24 2019, 09:59pm | 0 comments

The White Crow movie review: nothing to crow about

Fri Mar 29 2019, 02:22pm | 0 comments

On the Basis of Sex movie review: Notorious RBG’s origin story

Thu Jan 03 2019, 07:54pm | 0 comments

Green Book movie review: a road frequently taken, but a lovely trip nevertheless (#LFF2018)

Thu Nov 15 2018, 09:14pm | 1 comment

Bad Times at the El Royale movie review: bad times indeed

Thu Oct 11 2018, 11:53am | 24 comments

First Man movie review: over the moon

Tue Oct 09 2018, 09:28pm | 7 comments

Jane Fonda in Five Acts documentary review: the political is her personal

Sun Sep 23 2018, 09:49pm | 2 comments

Cold War (Zimna wojna) movie review: chilly romance

Sat Sep 01 2018, 05:49pm | 5 comments

The Bookshop movie review: quiet portrait of a woman of words

Wed Aug 22 2018, 10:27pm | 9 comments

movies by or about women opening US/Can from Fri Jun 29

Sat Jun 30 2018, 09:29am | 0 comments

My Generation documentary review: when London was swinging

Thu May 31 2018, 03:36pm | 6 comments

On Chesil Beach movie review: no sex, please, we’re British

Mon May 21 2018, 05:17pm | 2 comments

RBG documentary review: though she be but little she is fierce

Mon Apr 30 2018, 03:38pm | 6 comments

Mercury 13 documentary review: the even righter stuff

Mon Apr 23 2018, 10:46pm | 83 comments

Funny Cow movie review: standing up for herself

Thu Apr 19 2018, 06:02pm | 0 comments

Crowhurst movie review: the worse things that happen at sea

Fri Mar 23 2018, 09:22pm | 0 comments

The Mercy movie review: a sea of troubles

Thu Feb 08 2018, 06:10pm | 4 comments

Final Portrait movie review: the not-so-fine making of fine art

Wed Jan 10 2018, 09:31pm | 4 comments

Jane documentary review: “girl” does a science, changes the world

Fri Nov 24 2017, 02:10pm | 3 comments

Breathe movie review: paralyzed but determined to be mobile (#LFF2017)

Wed Oct 11 2017, 09:11pm | 1 comment

Detroit movie review: racism 101 for white people

Thu Aug 31 2017, 09:11pm | 28 comments

Annabelle: Creation movie review: common domestic demon doll

Tue Aug 08 2017, 02:41pm | 29 comments

Operation Avalanche movie review: to the moon?

Thu Jan 05 2017, 03:18pm | 10 comments

Hidden Figures movie review: triumph of the black girl geeks

Thu Dec 22 2016, 08:56pm | 23 comments

A United Kingdom movie review: a love that changed the world

Fri Nov 25 2016, 06:29pm | 6 comments

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years documentary review: yeah yeah yeah

Thu Sep 15 2016, 12:44pm | 13 comments

Big Eyes movie review: painted into a corner

Wed Apr 06 2016, 10:18pm | 7 comments

Love & Mercy movie review: strange vibrations

Wed Apr 06 2016, 05:58pm | 2 comments

My All American movie review: football fundamentalism

Wed Feb 24 2016, 05:03pm | 0 comments

Pawn Sacrifice movie rating: red light

Wed Dec 23 2015, 03:51pm | 4 comments

Janis: Little Girl Blue documentary review: the painful soul of the music

Thu Dec 03 2015, 07:19pm | 2 comments

a few thoughts about The Man in the High Castle S1

Mon Nov 23 2015, 10:56pm | 68 comments

Experimenter movie review: the subject is you

Fri Oct 23 2015, 08:31pm | 0 comments

Legend movie review: badfellas

Fri Sep 11 2015, 09:17pm | 2 comments

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. movie review: Cold War, lukewarm

Fri Aug 14 2015, 09:11pm | 23 comments

Best of Enemies documentary review: “the practice of malice”

Fri Jul 24 2015, 01:14pm | 4 comments

Tomorrowland (aka Tomorrowland: A World Beyond) movie review: back to the future

Thu May 21 2015, 10:20pm | 41 comments

The Grand Budapest Hotel movie review: best exotic nonsense

Wed Mar 11 2015, 03:54pm | 4 comments

Ida movie review: alas poor Poland?

Mon Mar 02 2015, 02:28pm | 5 comments

Selma movie review: the march of time is slow

Fri Feb 06 2015, 06:17pm | 2 comments

Get on Up movie review: James Brown’s bad self

Fri Nov 21 2014, 02:28pm | 3 comments

Yves Saint Laurent movie review: underdressed

Tue Jul 29 2014, 02:44pm | 4 comments

what’s on iTunes, Amazon UK Instant Video, blinkbox, Netflix UK, BBC iPlayer (from Jul 07)

Mon Jul 07 2014, 09:06pm | 0 comments

Jersey Boys movie review: it’s not only rock ’n’ roll…

Wed Jun 18 2014, 10:30pm | 15 comments

Grace of Monaco movie review: it’s hard to be a woman

Fri Jun 06 2014, 09:14am | 1 comment

The Two Faces of January movie review: without a Hitch

Fri May 16 2014, 03:35pm | 1 comment

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