On the Basis of Sex (2018)
December 25, 2018 (Limited)
Rated PG-13 for some language and suggestive content
The film tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. The feature will premiere in 2018 in line with Justice Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary on the Supreme Court....
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The worst part about On the Basis of Sex
is that the marketing got it all wrong. Ruth Bader Ginsburg has never been more popular nor widely known, and yet Focus Features didn’t name the movie Ginsburg
or something that actually told you what it was about. Sure, the title relates to the future Supreme Court justice’s battle to eliminate gender discrimination from federal law, but every time I walked by a movie poster of Felicity Jones looking pretty in high heels, I had to remind myself what the movie was about and rarely had much urge to go out of my way to see it. Full movie review »