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FILM REVIEW: Suffragette

We’ve come so far, we’ve got so far to go. Suffragette acts as both a reminder of the progress made in the fight for gender equality, while remaining relevant in 2015, a year in which the gender pay gap, domestic violence, and objectification of women still continue to be significant issues. And that’s in the developed countries. Hark back over a hundred years to when women had to fight for the vote, and Suffragette provides a beacon of hope that change can happen if you fight hard enough for it. Unfortunately this message gets lost in a film that loses sight of the bigger picture. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Suffragette

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FILM REVIEW: Calvary

Calvary (John Michael McDonagh, 2014)
clairestbearestreviews_filmreview_calvary_brendangleeson_posterWHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY?! Was my reaction at the end of this film. In regards to various aspects – just WHY?! Calvary was a great film but it left me feeling exasperated at various characters’ choices. They all had their reasons, but their choices were still a bit dumb. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Calvary