Rebecca is the first major American adaptation of Dame Daphne du Maurier’s novel since the Alfred Hitchcock film in 1940. “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” – the second Mrs. de Winter says as the film opens with Clint Mansell’s haunting score. It’s one of the most famous opening lines in text or cinema. Not including this line would be criminal. This is a contemporary update but in spite of that, the film…"Rebecca: Netflix Adaptation Stays True To The Book"
Misbehaviour revisits the 1970 Miss World competition which pronounced the arrival of the Women’s Liberation Movement. The film arrives in the United States at an interesting time. For the last few weeks, there has been much debate about Cuties. While I’ve yet to see that film, Misbehaviour serves as a reminder that the treatment of women in society is nothing new. All you have to do is look at these pageantry competitions–not just the ones…"Misbehaviour: The Fight For Women’s Rights"