Currently Browsing: October 22, 2015

SHAANDAAR

Bollywood’s new romantic comedy hits all the predictable notes, telling the story of Jagjinder, Alia and their two families from East Indian dynasties. Although the script has charming and comedic elements, the scattered script could have eliminated unnecessary dance numbers and elaborate shticks. (BKP: 3.5/5) Review by Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky Shaandaar takes place […]

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SUFFRAGETTE (BKP)

Carey Mulligan gives a standout performance as “Maude Watts,” an empowering 24-year-old mother who fights for the right to vote. Director Sarah Gavron and Writer Abi Morgan shed a light on the struggles, heartache and courage of women in early 20th Century England. (BKP: 4/5) Review by Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky With the fight […]

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SUFFRAGETTE (JEP)

Directed by Sarah Gavron, Suffragette is a powerful film about the early feminist movement and the fight for women’s right to vote in Britain. Filled with powerful female performances, Suffragette is a historical drama about the incredible circumstances women fought against to be granted their rights. (JEP: 3.5/5) Review by Contributing Editor Jessica E. Perry Written by […]

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SUFFRAGETTE

Superb film directed by Sarah Gavron with a screenplay by Abi Morgan. Women from London’s East End risk their lives so that women in England will win the right to vote. Brava! (JLH: 4.5/5) Review by Managing Editor Jan Lisa Huttner On June 14, 1913, thousands of women wearing purple flowers accompanied the casket of […]

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