Rising Above

I’ve noticed a trend recently of amazing performances in films which are only okay. The first time I seriously noticed this was with An Education (2009). Read More Rising Above

An Education/Easy A

Coming of age is a classic theme.  It’s a topic of seemingly endless potential to explore and examine from every angle, and it has been tackled by writers and artists since we first began leaving records of our experiences.   In all the thousands of years of stories about learning life’s hardest lessons for the first time, however, we’ve rarely had the opportunity to see a lady protagonist in a coming of age story outside of YA lit or John Hughes movies. Read More An Education/Easy A