Tag Archives: Playwright

Giving Voices (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Young students channeling August Wilson’s legacy

Netflix documentary film “Giving Voices”, which was released in last week, follows a number of different participants of one significant annual cultural event commemorating and enlivening the legacy of one of the greatest American playwrights in our modern time. Simply … Continue reading

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The 40-Year-Old Version (2020) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Meet Radha Blank

Netflix film “The 40-Year-Old Version”, which won the US Dramatic Competition Directing Award when it had a premiere at the Sundance Film Festival early in this year, is a witty and edgy comedy film which will definitely leave lasting impressions … Continue reading

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The Incredible Jessica James (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Thoroughly sassy Jessica

Netflix film “The Incredible Jessica James”, which I belatedly watched it along with other Netflix film “The 40-Year-Old Version” (2020), is funny and charming for the lively and endearing comic persona of its lead actress. Yes, this is surely another … Continue reading

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The Happy Prince (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Last years of Oscar Wilde

“The Happy Prince” is a somber and melancholic drama about last years of Oscar Wilde, a famous Irish poet and playwright who was fallen to the bottom of misery and destitution just because of his love. While it is not … Continue reading

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