Walking a Mile

Some time ago, I was blown away by the movie In Her Shoes. I tried to describe it to friends as: two sisters who are opposites, one, the beauty, one the dumpy intellectual, have a falling out, which makes them search for and find themselves and each other. And it was then I realised what […]

Eve’s Bayou

This is a movie that deserves more than a mini-review. It’s written and directed by Kasi Lemmons, probably best known for playing Ardelia Mapp, best friend to Clarice Starling in Silence of the Lambs. It’s a movie by women and about women, and it probably appeals mostly to women, but it’s hardly a chick flick. […]

Stage Beauty

I watched an interesting movie last night: Stage Beauty. It’s set in 17th century England, and although the commentaries on the DVD admit openly that they weren’t all that concerned with historical accuracy, it felt old and archaic, which is all that mattered to a forgiving viewer like me. The plot line concerns a successful […]