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The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

“Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice” – George Jackson From the beginning of this seemingly frothy chick-flick, our protagonist Andrea (affectionately known as Andy and played fantastically well by Anne Hathaway) is a recent graduate of Northwestern University, studying Law. She rejects an offer from Stanford Law School in order … Continue reading

Favourite / Film / Film with Female Lead / Philosophy / Review

Beaches (1988)

  “Can miles truly separate you from friends?… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?” ― Richard Bach Beaches, an all-time classic in every buddy-film fan’s collection (or simply, classic collection) features a beautiful story of two best friends and the evolution of their lives and their all-important friendship … Continue reading

Film / Film with Female Lead / Gender Politics / Philosophy / Review

Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

“Do you ever have that feeling where you can’t tell if something’s a memory of it’s something you dreamed?” The first few seconds of the film opens on a secluded ranch; at first sight, we see a peaceful and simple existence. Cut to an unhappy young woman (Elizabeth Olsen) laying the dinner table (for whom, … Continue reading