Taraji P. Henson and Meryl Streep are doing men’s work in wide release, with small films from Europe, the Middle East, and South America highlighting women in limited release.
Now updated with winners…
Even if you disagree with them.
And without ever even saying his name.
When FFJ sticks to farce, it works wonderfully, like something P.G. Wodehouse might have loved. But the longer it goes on, the more maudlin it gets.
A bravura dramedy that beautifully balances tragedy and comedy and asks a tricky question: Is it better to be cynical about art, or happily undiscriminating?
The first feature film ever about the women who fought for their right to vote is glorious. It is angry and passionate and defiant. It is essential.
There’s some good stuff here, like the prickly relationships between women at odds with one another, but too much feels too contrived to fully satisfy.
Now with winners indicated.
We see a lot of insincerity at events like the Oscars, but everyone in this photo looks like they’re genuinely having a good time.