Last Call: ‘Made in Dagenham’ at Inwood / Angelika Plano, ‘Terribly Happy’ at Texas Theatre

Last Call is a weekly feature that rounds up films that will be completing their local engagements. ‘Made in Dagenham’ is a fine, sturdy British period drama, but it’s the one that doesn’t feature a member of the royal family who struggles with a speech impediment. ‘Made in Dagenham’ is similar in quality to ‘The King’s Speech,’ featuring a splendid performance by Sally Hawkins as a factory worker in the 1960s who helped bring the issue of “equal pay for equal work” among the sexes to the forefront of labor relations. As I wrote in my review: “Sally Hawkins captures … Continue reading Last Call: ‘Made in Dagenham’ at Inwood / Angelika Plano, ‘Terribly Happy’ at Texas Theatre

DVD Releases for 07/13/10

Category:  films about people who get into situations and do things.  Here are this week’s DVD highlights:

Greenberg – Ben Stiller plays a guy having a midlife crisis while house-sitting.  Allegedly much funnier and interesting than that sentence sounds.

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