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On the Basis of Sex (2018)

On the Basis of Sex (2018)

A superhero origin story

7.0

Movie

Canada, China
English
Drama, History
2018
FEMALE DIRECTOR, MIMI LEDER
Amanda MacDonald, Angela Galuppo, Armie Hammer
120 min

What it's about

Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of sex discrimination.

The take

An uplifting and inspiring movie with Felicity Jones and Armie Hammer. Jones stars as Supreme Court Justice Associate Ruth Bader Ginsburg in this biopic centered around her hallmark case against sex-based discrimination. While it doesn't feel like it truly conveys the power of Ginsburg's story, her determination, or all the odds that were stacked against her, it serves as a mellowed-down preview of her remarkable story. Watch this if you're in need of a good dose of inspiration.

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