Search Results For: Liam Neeson

Bechdel-Wallace List Reviews: N-P

Neeson, Manville elevate gut-wrenching cancer story ‘Ordinary Love’

Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville star in this gut-wrenching story of resilience. When Joan is diagnosed with breast cancer, she relies on the support of her husband to get through the year-long journey of scans, surgeries and chemotherapy. While the straightforward drama is overly bleak at times, lacking a plot point or two to keep […]

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Bechdel-Wallace List Reviews: U-W

WIDOWS take on the job

In writer Gillian Flynn’s latest film Widows, she tells a story of four widows from very different backgrounds in contemporary Chicago. Widows allows women, and women of ethnic minorities, to take power and control in an almost all male action story. (SYJ: 3/5) Review by FF2 Media Intern Sophia Jin   Based in a modern […]

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Bechdel-Wallace List Reviews: K-M

THE LAST HORSEMEN OF NEW YORK (2018): Review by Katusha Jin

Director and Cinematographer Mary Haverstick captures the two years of shaming, shunning, and controversy in her feature documentary, The Last Horsemen of New York. Through the horse carriage controversy, Haverstick educates the audiences about the sobering reality of how influential money is in today’s politics. Christina Hansen and Stephen Malone represent the community of working class carriage drivers, who fight a battle where ignorance is used, sympathy is ignored, and opinions can be bought. (KIZJ: 3/5)

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Reviews: K-M

LOVE THY NATURE

With a perfectly timed release, filmmaker Sylvie Rokab’s Love Thy Nature comes to us on Earth Day, as a reminder to respect the earth, nature, and other species that live among us. Narrated by Liam Neeson, and supported by stunning cinematic imagery from around the globe, the film urges us to reconnect with nature, advancing […]

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Bechdel-Wallace List Reviews: K-M

KAHLIL GIBRAN’S ‘THE PROPHET’

Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is in a realm all its own, transcending the familiar animated film platform and incorporating artistry from many different mediums. The film tells of an influential artist and poet who is released from imprisonment and exiled back to his homeland. The Prophet follows his subsequent journey and captures the importance of […]

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Unbiased Opinions?

1/29/12 Update: So yesterday Rich & I headed to the multiplex to see 2 of the 3 films mentioned in this post (the ChickFlick & the PrickFlick). Our combine response to our colleague’s post: We thought One for the Money was cute, but The Grey was a totally waste of time & talent. Rich also instructs me to add the […]

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Reviews: B-D

CHLOE

  Challenging new screenplay from Erin Cressida Wilson (FUR, SECRETARY) based on French erotic thriller NATHALIE (directed by Anne Fontaine). Julianne Moore stars as a woman whose carefully constructed life has reached a crisis point.  When she becomes involved with a young prostitute (Amanda Seyfried), family & friends are baffled.  Great back-up from Liam Neeson […]

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