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The Wife Movie Review

There was a time the deception was with purpose, to overcome the conditions and gender bias of the times. Then through time the lie became one person’s reality and the other’s trap. This is a story with bold overtones and one that requires the right touch to tell.   //   Director Björn Runge (Daybreak & Mouth to Mouth) combines a great cast and fine screenplay by Jane Anderson (based on a novel by Meg Wolitzer) to produce a gripping work. It is a timely exposé ...

Woman in Gold Movie Review

Woman in Gold ticks many boxes which appeal to a wide audience - it's a David and Goliath story; it's courtroom drama; it's holocaust drama; and it's art documentary. It's a gripping story about a fascinating and frightening moment in history and director, Simon Curtis, holds it all together with a sure hand. The film is structured into two timelines: the present day where we follow Altmann's attempts to reacquire her stolen possession; and the early 20th century leading to the Anschluss ...