Skip to main content



Featured Post

Neutral Milk Hotel - On Avery Island Music Album Reviews

Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit the oft-overshadowed debut from indie rock icons, a smaller and more intimate look into the mercurial world of Jeff Mangum.
In the mid-’90s, Jeff Mangum moved into a haunted closet in Denver where he had dreams of women in fur coats drinking champagne, yelling at him to get out of their house. During a snowy Colorado winter, the Louisiana-born songwriter and his childhood friend Robert Schneider set about recording what would become Neutral Milk Hotel’s debut album. They worked feverishly, going out to smoke cigarettes when they hit a roadblock, until, in May of 1995, they had a finished record. The North Carolina indie label Merge scooped up the young band and quietly released On Avery Island the following March.





Working Woman Movie Review

Works Pretty Well

Michal Aviad's "Working Woman" is an Israeli take on the #MeToo movement that has taken off in America. Her view on it is presented through the eyes of its main character, Orna (Liron Ben Shlush), a woman confronted with the dilemma so many women have experienced.

Orna lives with her husband Ofer (Oshri Cohen) and their two young children. He has recently opened a restaurant that is struggling to survive. Benny (Menashe Noy), an old friend who is now very wealthy in real estate development, offers her a job with his firm despite her having no previous experience in real estate. It's an exciting and potentially lucrative offer, so she accepts.

Orna is intuitively bright and she does a great job, becoming an extremely valuable asset very quickly. Soon her skills eclipse Benny’s, and it's an arrangement that works splendidly for both of them. 

As you have probably already surmised, Benny lets Orna know that he is very attracted to her and forcibly kisses her, making her exceedingly uncomfortable. Benny apologizes profusely, but even though Orna decides to stay on in her job, without telling her husband about what happened, we know that Benny is going to try again.

Orna becomes more and more successful until Benny requests that she accompany him on a business trip to Paris. Gee, I wonder if that may turn out to be a problem. She goes with him and the business side of the trip is an overwhelming success, specifically because of Orna. Then comes the inevitable sexual assault.

Back home, Orna's personality has changed dramatically, especially with her husband. Eventually, Orna tells him everything, well actually not everything. In her telling, she feels at least some of the blame belongs to her, which I understand. What I don't understand is that she leaves out the most important details. This is where I wonder if, as a man, I cannot fully understand the situation. A woman watching it might have a far more accurate read on what has happened.

I thing "Working Woman" is a good film, but hardly special. Again, a woman watching it might think it is a great film or maybe she might hate it, or maybe more likely it's nonsense to assume that all women think alike. I can only view it through my eyes and brain, and to me, it's just okay.



Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Popular posts from this blog

The Pilgrim's Progress (2019) Sinhala Subtitles

Synopsis The epic tale of a pilgrim and his burden, based on John Bunyan's Masterpiece. Christian begins a journey from the City of Destruction to the Celestial City as the ultimate enemy tries everything in his power to distract him from his destination. One of the most popular books of all time is brought to life for the first time to theaters as a feature length, CGI animated movie.

Google Pixel 4 Release Date, Price & Spec Rumours

Google has released the first images of Pixel 4 ahead of its October launch. Here's what we know so far about the Pixel 4 and 4 XL.
Following months of rumours and concept artwork, Google has put the cat among the pigeons by releasing a genuine render (above) of Pixel 4 via its Twitter page: this is the real deal.
Rocking the same square camera module that leaked earlier this week via @OnLeaks and @PriceBaba, the image also reveals that the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor has disappeared, suggesting Google will join the in-display fingerprint sensor trend. The earlier leak also revealed that the speaker grilles moved to the bottom of the handset.

Turkey, Corn & Sun-Dried Tomato Wraps

Fresh corn kernels, tomatoes and lettuce fill these hearty turkey wraps. This wrap is great for picnics or when you need to have dinner on the run. Add some crumbled feta or shredded Cheddar for another layer of flavor. Serve with carrot sticks, sliced bell pepper or other crunchy vegetables plus your favorite creamy dressing.

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Release Date, Gameplay News & Trailers

All you need to know about the latest instalment in the long-running series
Despite not being based on any of his books, the Ghost Recon series still bears the name of celebrated American novelist Tom Clancy. We have known that a successor to 2017’s Wildlands has been in the works for some time, and Ubisoft’s press conference at E3 2019 helped reveal more about the eleventh game in the long-running series. 
Here's everything you need to know about Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, from the release date to the latest gameplay details and trailers.

Z-Edge Z3D dash cam Review

The Z-Edge Z3D dash cam system is amongst the most budget-friendly two-camera systems on the market, but does the performance reflect the price? Find out in our review.
Should I Buy The Z-Edge Z3D?
If you’re on the market for a dash cam that doesn’t break the bank, the Z-Edge Z3D system is a decent option – especially with premium features like built-in GPS and separate cameras for recording the front and rear of the car. 

Like Fan Page