This badass moment in the history of the women’s rights movement deserved a stronger, more confident vehicle to deliver its message of revolution.
I’ll stop short at calling it embarrassing, but the line hovers mere inches away.
The film is not smart enough, not thrilling enough, and the whole story feels like a cop out born from marketing hype rather than one grown from well thought out scientific reasoning. It’s a dud.
This story sounds like something that could be ripped from the headlines and it works as a satisfying, intelligent, adult political thriller for the most part.
LOUISA: MATT: LOUISA SAYS: “Free State of Jones” should be required viewing for all students. Students of history? No, students of the art of