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rare female film critic | by maryann johanson

movies by or about women opening US/Can Feb 08

Fri Feb 08 2019, 11:01pm | 0 comments

movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Fri Apr 20

Fri Apr 20 2018, 11:54pm | 0 comments

movies by or about women opening US/Can from Fri Mar 09

Sat Mar 10 2018, 12:24am | 0 comments

Winchester movie review: she hosts dead people

Sun Feb 04 2018, 03:22pm | 10 comments

movies by or about women opening US/Can from Fri Feb 02

Fri Feb 02 2018, 10:17pm | 0 comments

movies by or about women opening UK/Ire from Fri Feb 02

Fri Feb 02 2018, 10:00pm | 0 comments

Collateral Beauty movie review: there is no beauty in this

Thu Dec 29 2016, 09:59pm | 26 comments

AWFJ 2016 EDA Awards winners announced

Thu Dec 22 2016, 09:54pm | 0 comments

from Facebook: Helen Mirren smacks down sexist interviewer (in 1975!)

Mon Aug 22 2016, 04:56pm | 2 comments

Eye in the Sky movie review: in the eyes of 21st-century warriors

Fri Apr 15 2016, 09:43pm | 10 comments

AWFJ 2015 EDA Awards winners announced

Tue Jan 12 2016, 08:24pm | 6 comments

Where Are the Women? Trumbo

Thu Nov 19 2015, 05:28pm | 0 comments

Trumbo movie review: liberal Hollywood? ha!

Thu Nov 19 2015, 05:16pm | 7 comments

Woman in Gold movie review: more than just a pretty picture

Fri Apr 10 2015, 09:25am | 5 comments

what’s on Amazon UK Instant Video, blinkbox, BBC iPlayer (from Mar 17)

Mon Mar 17 2014, 10:44pm | 0 comments

Red 2 review: global positioning

Fri Aug 09 2013, 04:56pm | 7 comments

Red 2 trailer: please let it be as good as the first

Wed Jul 03 2013, 08:05am | 7 comments

what to stream in the US week of Jul 2 2013 (Netflix/Amazon Instant)

Wed Jul 03 2013, 12:41am | 0 comments

Monsters University review: back of the class

Fri Jun 21 2013, 11:11pm | 36 comments

Hitchcock (trailer)

Mon Oct 15 2012, 08:00am | 0 comments

question of the day: Who are the unlikeliest action heroes ever?

Wed Aug 29 2012, 10:10am | 0 comments

we do not want to cross Helen Mirren (and other adventures in social networking)

Tue Jul 03 2012, 12:50am | 0 comments

AWFJ announces 2011 awards

Wed Jan 11 2012, 12:33am | 0 comments

question of the day: Who was the most kickass female action film character of 2011?

Thu Jan 05 2012, 10:45am | 0 comments

Doctor Who thing of the day: Helen Mirren wants to play the Doctor

Fri Dec 23 2011, 04:52pm | 0 comments

terrible movie quotes: ‘Arthur’

Mon May 02 2011, 04:22pm | 0 comments

Arthur (review)

Fri Apr 22 2011, 04:26pm | 0 comments

The Tempest (review)

Mon Mar 07 2011, 01:54pm | 0 comments

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2010 EDA Award winners

Mon Jan 10 2011, 01:08pm | 0 comments

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2010 EDA Awards nominees

Tue Dec 28 2010, 11:51pm | 0 comments

what she said: Helen Mirren…

Thu Dec 23 2010, 02:54pm | 0 comments

trailer break: ‘The Tempest’

Mon Nov 29 2010, 10:15am | 0 comments

cinematic roots of: ‘Red’

Sat Oct 30 2010, 11:41pm | 0 comments

Red (review)

Thu Oct 14 2010, 10:51am | 0 comments

Prime Suspect: The Complete Collection (review)

Wed Oct 13 2010, 03:51pm | 0 comments

question of the day: What actresses should play Shakespeare’s great male characters?

Mon Sep 13 2010, 07:53am | 14 comments

question of the day: Is it really such a bad thing if an actor plays the same character — or his/herself — over and over again?

Tue Aug 24 2010, 11:55am | 21 comments

question of the day: Who would you cast in an all-female ‘Expendables’/‘A-Team’/‘Losers’ action film?

Wed Aug 11 2010, 10:06am | 35 comments

trailer break: ‘Love Ranch’

Tue Jul 06 2010, 11:12am | 0 comments

trailer break: ‘Red’

Fri Jul 02 2010, 01:26pm | 8 comments

classic ‘Doctor Who’ blogging: “The Twin Dilemma”

Sat May 29 2010, 10:19pm | 13 comments

Oscar predictions: ‘The Hurt Locker’ won’t be hurting

Mon Mar 08 2010, 01:57am | 10 comments

my week at the movies: ‘Sherlock Holmes,’ ‘Armored,’ ‘Invictus,’ ‘It’s Complicated,’ ‘The Last Station’

Mon Nov 30 2009, 11:17pm | 16 comments

November 13: DVD alternatives to this weekend’s multiplex offerings

Fri Nov 13 2009, 08:12pm | 0 comments

State of Play (review)

Fri Apr 17 2009, 12:00am | 6 comments

trailer break: ‘State of Play’

Wed Jan 07 2009, 10:58am | 4 comments

counting down the best films of 2006: No. 6, ‘The Queen’

Wed Apr 04 2007, 03:45pm | 0 comments

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