THE SECRET GARDEN – Review by Susan Granger

British director Mark Munden’s new adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved 1911 fable is adapted by Jack Thorne who – with cinematographer Lol Crawley – leans heavily on eye-popping magical realism. Appealing to youngsters who have been trapped in isolation for many months because of Covid-19, the theme of the wondrous fable is surprisingly timely.

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1917 – Review by Susan Granger

What’s extraordinary about Sam Mendes’ epic W.W.I film is that it follows the harrowing journey of two young British infantryman in one seemingly continuous shot. On April 6, 1917, when phone lines have been cut on the Hindenberg Line in France, Lance Corporal Blake is summoned to deliver an important directive preventing a planned advance to the front because the Germans have set an ambush.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, September 12 – September 16: Bridget Jones’s Baby

Bridget Jones, patron saint of single ladies is back. Long before the film entered theatres, it had picked up a small firestorm of controversy over its star’s appearance. Opening Sept. 16, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Bridget Jones’s Baby, Read On…

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AWFJ Women On Film – 2010 EDA Awards Winners

Black Swan, The Kids Are All Right, The Social Network and Winter’s Bone score multiple 2010 EDA Awards, and there

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