“Marilyn’s Eyes” has occasional moments that are genuinely touching, but it doesn’t quite hit the mark as a socially conscious comedy.
A needy young man with a penchant for baking finds himself newly single and in search of a home, and himself.
Fellini’s 1980 film reflects an impotence, both figurative and literal, of man in the era of feminism.
The film presents characters with agency, privilege, and power, and the question ultimately is how (or whether) they choose to exercise that.
The story of a love bound by circumstance and empowered through destiny.
A complicated tale of gender roles, both modern and archaic.
Pointed and sharp as always, Lina Wertmüller exposes economic, social, and cultural power structures of inequality and exploitation.
The White Sheik is an excellent example of the balance between hyperbolic comedic situations, and moments of intense human drama.
The feel-good story about a successful, though reckless, young athlete whose life is turned around when he is assigned a tutor by his soccer club.
Simple Women is a very imaginative original film whose name betrays its complex, metafictional narrative.