DVD Review: River

Stellan Skarsgard delivers a career defining performance in ambitious crime drama.

Nordic Noir comes to the East End of London in the form of Swedish film star Stellan Skarsgard. 354 more words


Suffragette Declares War on Textbook History

With high expectations come high standards. Suffragette, director Sarah Gavron and writer Abi Morgan’s second collaboration, has the honor and misfortune of being the first-ever mainstream feature film centered on women’s fight for the vote in Britain. 938 more words


The Reason It's Called Suffrage

Suffragette looks at the issue of women getting the vote in England through a tightly focused lens. While it doesn’t tell the whole story, it’s effective at telling what it does show. 658 more words

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Shame on any woman who does not make time to see “Suffragette”. Shame on anyone who misses a chance to view and acknowledge the sacrifices of the 19th- century -British working women~those who led the way in including half of the world in the political process. 428 more words

Suffragette Review

Suffragette is the long overdue film which gives the dramatic account of some of the pivotal moments in British women’s rights history.  The film boasts many A-list actors that give outstanding performances throughout, such as Meryl Streep whose screen time was short-lived but nonetheless inspirational. 527 more words


Movie Review: Suffragette

Throughout the 20th century, women around the world fought for equal rights. They risked everything-family, jobs, and most importantly, their courage to fight for this gigantic issue. 187 more words


A second series

I’ve just watched the final stunning episode of ‘River’ the BBC 1 police drama starring Nicola Walker and Stellan Skarsgård… it was an absolutely perfect ending to an amazing, gripping, unmissable series… and I think I will have to give it a few days before I properly write about it. 456 more words