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Films About Women 35

1 Cleopatra (1963) I had a professor in college who once called this movie “four hours of sensuous boredom.” ┬áThat may be true, but this is still four hours worth spending. First of all, this movie is a part of … Continue reading

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Films About Women 34

1 Babette’s Feast When I came up with the idea of this, this was one of the first films I wanted to see. Naturally, it took me a long time to finally get around to watching it. It was worth … Continue reading

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Films About Women 33

1 Proof I saw this play back in college at the Cleveland Play House, Cleveland’s Tony Award winning companies (which finished its 99th season with Fairfield, which I saw twice). It was a very enjoyable show, well worth the time … Continue reading

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Films About Women 31

1 Hunger Games : Catching Fire The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is, in some ways, the film that spawned this series. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence and this was the first film starring a woman to be the highest grossing … Continue reading

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Why I Write Films About Women

There are times when I wonder how much longer I will continue my series Films About Women. I am thinking that I may take a break from that series next March. I may take it up again at a later … Continue reading

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1 Legally Blonde Reese Witherspoon charms the audience in Legally Blonde. I must confess, I like Elle Woods in spite of myself. In my weakness, I find myself hating attractive women how are also smart. I find myself thinking, “You … Continue reading

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Films About Women 29

1 Belle When I first heard about this film, I thought it was a live action version of Beauty and the Beast. Instead, this film tells the story of a real woman, a biracial girl raised by her father’s family. … Continue reading

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Films About Women 28

1 Fair Game I almost did not see this film. I told my friend about Fair Game, which tells the story about Valerie Plame Wilson, a spy who was outed by the White House in retaliation for her husband speaking … Continue reading

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Films About Women 27

1 Juno Juno tells the story of a sixteen year old girl who discovers that she is pregnant. At first, she contemplates having an abortion, but she decides to put the baby up for adoption instead. With her friend’s help, … Continue reading

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1 Fried Green Tomatoes Fried Green Tomatoes is a story about the bonds between women. The story centers around four women; two young women in the beginning of the century, and two older women at the end of the century. … Continue reading

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