A complex world of love, writing, and muses in Vita & Virginia
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A complex world of love, writing, and muses in Vita & Virginia

Chanya Button directs and co-writes Vita & Virginia with Dame Eileen Atkins. The adaptation is a glimpse into the affair between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West starring Isabella Rossellini and Gemma Arterton respectively. Based on a 1992 play of the same name, the film swirls us into the complex relationships surrounding these two women, their…

Adaptation of 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle' falls short of book
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Adaptation of 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle' falls short of book

Though based on Shirley Jackson’s mystery novel, director Stacie Passon’s and screenwriter Mark Kruger’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle is not very chilling, instead it is quite uncomfortable. Discomfort is arguably a very good response to a thriller, but this unease was unfortunately not due to the story—it came from the storytelling itself.…

'Wild Nights With Emily' Restores Truth To The Life Of Emily Dickinson
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'Wild Nights With Emily' Restores Truth To The Life Of Emily Dickinson

Synopsis: Playwright and director Madeleine Olnek delivers an insightful and hysterical exploration of poet Emily Dickinson’s lesbian love affairs in Wild Nights With Emily. (AG: 3/5) Review by FF2 Intern Anika Guttormson If you walk into Wild Nights With Emily with the idea that it’s going to be a somber tale about “spinster-recluse” Emily Dickinson…