Manny, Joel, and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah embraces an imagined world all on his own.
Stephanie is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily, a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to investigate.
Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.
John David Washington,
A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.
Juliet, Naked is the story of Annie (the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan) and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan's musical obsession.
Even when you want to be totally supportive of this very creative (her previous movie) director, you cannot forget that a copy is a copy is a copy. Reading her interviews denying that she intentionally remade I'm a Cheerleader is quite upsetting. If you wrote this script and presented it as a thesis, you would surely be told that this is simple plagiarism. I invite everyone to go and seek I'm a Cheerleader. Same themes, same locations, same era, same characters, so much so that after one minute, you know where the movie is going. I'm a Cheerleader is super funny and very deep at the same time. The Miseducation is neither when compared to a movie that was brilliantly directed 20 years ago and let's say that it's also a cult with cinephiles of ALL kind. I cannot believe for once that the judges that gave Desiree Akhavan her award were not aware of the similarities (identical scenes) with the previous movie. If I had not known the previous movie (I repeat Desiree Akhavan does not say this is a remake of that movie!), then I would have probably appreciated The Miseducation a bit more. But same as when you copy someone else's ideas, you either own what you did or you sooner or later will be found out. Unfortunately, we live in a world where successful musician are taking other people's songs and only admitting doing so if caught. Desiree Akhavan I love your first movie. Desiree Akhavan this is a copy and a copy is a copy is a copy.
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