Mimi Leder directs On the Basis of Sex, starring Felicity Jones as US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; more… [This post is for Patreon patrons only for the first month.]
Coasts on the awesomeness of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a way unadventurous if solidly crowd-pleasing. But the depiction of her incredibly supportive marriage to a feminist man is intensely satisfying.
It’s Christmas for movies about women! Women-centered Mary Queen of Scots, The Favourite, Second Act, and Bumblebee all open wide over the holidays. Amazing.
Deep Impact isn’t about the audience watching the world end — it’s about us empathizing with the people watching the world end. Big diff. But the sold-out, opening-night crowd I saw Deep Impact with wanted none of that.
Once again I am pleasantly surprised by a Hollywood film.