This is what Peggy Sue learns: we all want a second chance at the past, but the real second chances only happen in the here and now.
The caricatured or fetishized images of sisters we often see in movies are a far cry from the real sisters I, and probably you, have known.
“Harlan County, USA” is an incredible piece of documentary filmmaking because it’s also an amazing portrait of courage and solidarity.
In Anne Hathaway’s Kym, we see the hard truth about forgiveness: sometimes we have the most difficulty forgiving ourselves or seeking forgiveness from those who love us most.
“Frances Ha” allows us to see Frances the way God might see her. We see her flaws, but we also see how hard she’s trying.