Toronto 2019: The Aeronauts

The Aeronauts is an adventure thriller that takes place in the skies while seeking to soar to the highest heights in history. The film reteams The Theory of Everything stars Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne as balloonist Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher, respectively.  While Glaisher existed in real life, Wren is made up solely for the film.  I can understand the reasoning behind this even as it takes Henry Coxwell out of the picture. …

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On the Basis of Sex: A Conventional Biopic At Best

The spotlight is on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in On the Basis of Sex as the future justice begins her fight against gender discrimination. A lot of what gets covered in this film was also covered in the Solzy Award-winning documentary, RBG.  This makes so much of the film feel rather redundant to say the least.  I won’t lie in that I questioned why would someone want to watch a biopic when one…

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Rogue One: Spoiler-Filled Thoughts of Star Wars Prequel

Jyn Erso kicks ass in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the stand-alone anthology film that paves the way for the events of Star Wars: A New Hope. Whether or not George Lucas could have ever came up with the story for Rogue One, this is a film that gives us another strong independent woman such as Jyn in the Star Wars universe and we need more of them. It gives young girls more female…

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