Tár stars Cate Blanchett as the titular Lydia Tár. She is an accomplished orchestra conductor who has a big symphony coming up. However, she struggles to remain calm and professional when things start to fall apart in her life.Continue reading “Tár (2022)”
Pixar’s Turning Red follows Meilein (Rosalie Chiang), a 13-year-old girl who is torn between being her mother’s perfect daughter and being her boyband-obsessed self. This is made even more difficult when she starts turning into a giant red panda whenever she experiences strong emotions.Continue reading “Turning Red (Disney+ – 2022)”
Black Widow takes place after the events of Captain America: Civil War with Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) on the run from the law. She gets revisited by past friends to help put an end to the Black Widow program.Continue reading “Black Widow (2021)”
A young Estella (Emma Stone) is a troubled young girl who earns the nickname Cruella in her youth. After an accident with her mother, Estella is orphaned, so she must resort to thievery in order to survive. But when she unexpectedly lands a job for her idol, The Baroness (Emma Thompson), she starts becoming a bit mad, but is totally in her element.Continue reading “Cruella (2021)”
Portrait of a Lady on Fire follows Marianne (Noémie Merlant), a painter, who is tasked with painting a portrait of Héloïse (Adèle Haenel), a soon-to-be bride, but must do so in secret. Unexpectedly though, both women find themselves falling for each other.Continue reading “Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)”
Birds of Prey takes place after Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and the Joker have broken up. With a hit now on her head, she is wanted by Black Mask (Ewan McGregor), but ends up working with Black Canary (Jurnee Smollet-Bell), Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), and Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez) to protect a little girl named Cassandra Cain (Ella Jay Basco) from this rising villain.Continue reading “Birds of Prey (2020)”
Little Women centers on the March sisters – Jo (Saoirse Ronan), Meg (Emma Watson), Amy (Florence Pugh), and Beth (Eliza Scanlen) as they transition from their idyllic childhood into the hardships of adulthood.Continue reading “Little Women (2019)”
Hustlers is based on a true story about a group of strippers who scam their Wall Street clients out of their money. Destiny (Constance Wu) is a new stripper who is struggling to make ends meet, however once she sees Ramona’s (Jennifer Lopez) act, she goes to her for advice that ends with Ramona taking her under her wing.
Late Night is a film written from Mindy Kaling partly inspired by the time Kaling was a writer and diversity hire on The Office. It centers on late night talk show host, Katherine Newberry (Emma Thompson) who is on the cusp of losing her show. She has to hire a new female writer named Molly (Kaling) to ward off backlash but she ends up giving the show new life.
On the Basis of Sex revolves around Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) as she struggles to be taken seriously as a lawyer until a case concerning gender discrimination against a man is discovered by her husband, Marty (Armie Hammer), that could allow her to challenge gender discrimination on a broader scale.
I am a huge fan of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and if you have seen the documentary about her, RBG, then you know a bit about that the case that they’re tackling in this film. And this film made me realize that women in the United States would not be where they are today without Ruth Bader Ginsburg.