MOVIE OF THE WEEK March 23, 2018: MADAME

motw logo 1-35Despite its posh characters and haute Parisian dinner-party-centric premise, “Madame” isn’t just a zinger-filled drawing-room comedy. Rather, director/co-writer Amanda Sthers’ film is a cleverly satirical examination of class, privilege, self worth, and the bone-deep insecurities that plague us all, whether we’re hosting luminaries or serving them coffee. Continue reading…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, November 3-November 9: MISS YOU ALREADY

Opening November 6, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Miss You Already, director Catherine Hardwicke’s (Thirteen, Twilight) drama about a lifelong female friendship put to the test by serious illness starring Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette. The title may bring to mind flippant adolescent attachments, but the film is an astute study of adult female friendships, as seen through the intense prism of terminal illness Read on…

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