Sundance 2019: Imaginary Order

With a career-best performance by Wendi McLendon-Covey, Debra Eisenstadt’s Imaginary Order is a classic indie in every sense of the word. Cathy’s (Wendi McLendon-Covey) home life is not what it used to be once upon a time.  Her relationship with her daughter, Tara (Kate Alberts), is falling apart. This is in spite of quitting her job so as to become a full-time mother to Tara.  All the while, Cathy’s husband, Matthew (Steve Little), may very…

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What Men Want Reverses Genders in Remake

In reversing the gender roles from Nancy Meyers’ 1999 film, What Men Want is able to comment on sexism and racism in the workplace. Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson) works as a sports agent for Summit Worldwide Management (SWM).  Even though she put in the work, she loses out on a partnership to Eddie (Chris Witaske).  She’s not having any of it and let’s her boss, Nick (Brian Bosworth) know it.  Stuck at Mari’s (Tamala…

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