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Movie Review: Prosenjit Weds Rituparna: A pop culture homage that could have been more

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Movie Review: Prosenjit Weds Rituparna: A pop culture homage that could have been more

Prosenjit Weds Rituparna is a recent Indian Bengali film that is a pop culture homage to the golden era of Bengali cinema. The film stars Prosenjit Chatterjee and Rituparna Sengupta as the titular couple. The film was directed by Rituparno Ghosh, who is known for his critically acclaimed films such as The Last Lear and Raincoat.

The film follows the story of a middle-aged man named Prosenjit who is getting married to a much younger woman named Rituparna. Prosenjit is a huge fan of Bengali cinema, and the film pays tribute to many classic Bengali films from the 1960s and 1970s. The film also stars Soumitra Chatterjee, who is a legendary Bengali actor and was a huge star in those golden years of Bengali cinema.

The film was released to mixed reviews. Some critics praised the film for its nostalgic value and for its tribute to Bengali cinema, while others felt that the film was too slow-paced and lacked excitement.

Overall, Prosenjit Weds Rituparna is a film that will appeal to fans of Bengali cinema. If you are not familiar with

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Movie Review: ‘Am I OK?’ is a charming comedy about friendship that features Dakota Johnson’s endearing genuineness.

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Movie Review: ‘Am I OK?’ is a charming comedy about friendship that features Dakota Johnson’s endearing genuineness.

Naturally, we begin with a veggie burger.

The 30-year-old best friends Lucy and Jane can easily recite Lucy’s usual order at the diner—a veggie burger and sweet potato fries—when they meet again.

Therefore, Jane’s expression shows a hint of hurt when Lucy goes rogue and requests a tomato and spinach omelette late in “Am I Ok?” Even though it was simply a veggie burger, it seems absurd, but to Jane, it represents a comforting, known object that is no longer in her life.

This is Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne’s directorial debut, and it’s filled with such lovely, subtle touches that work much better than the sporadic attempts at broad humour that come across as forced or, at the very least, as something else entirely.

Of course, Johnson is the main subject of the lingering camera the entire time, and with good reason—her unwavering genuineness consistently comes through in her roles, even when the material surrounding her occasionally falters.

This is a heartfelt, straightforward story. This is a story about a coming-out, but unlike most coming-out stories we encounter, the protagonist is 32 years old.

The writer of the movie, Lauren Pomerantz, came out when she was 34. This particular narrative is hers. A few strikingly moving scenes reveal how intimately involved she is in the proceedings; one such instance is when Lucy experiences anguish while a straight woman plays with her feelings. It’s among the movie’s most poignant scenes.

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We start at the aforementioned diner after an opening montage that sets up the female friendship at the centre of the film. Jane tells Lucy that she really should meet up with a certain cute male friend who clearly likes her: “Just do it,” she urges. Lucy is unable to give a reason for her refusal.

Jane, the more experienced of the two in terms of her career, is about to undergo a significant upheaval in her life. Her manager gives her the opportunity to go to London and open an office in Los Angeles. Her extremely nice partner is also starting to come around. However, Lucy is devastated by this news, as evidenced by the insincere manner she continues responding, “Wonderful!” when Jane breaks the news to her one evening over drinks.

The two friends end up crying together after drinking a lot of tequila, just like close friends do when they urinate in the bathroom and then later during a sleepover. Lucy admits to Jane that she likes girls there.

Jane is an unwavering source of support. Ever the aspirant, she actually tells Lucy that she will become “the star of the lesbian community.” And she decides to assist her in finding a woman, going so far as to take her out to a gay bar. On the dance floor, though, it’s Jane who ends up kissing a woman. Lucy, ashamed, runs away.

However, Lucy works as a receptionist at a spa where there’s this sensual massage. Lucy is finally brave enough to respond to Brittany’s intense flirtation. She helps Lucy come out of her shell, but the outcome is ultimately depressing. Moreover, Lucy is no longer seeing Jane, who was typically the first person she would call in a heartbreak.

Though this film centres on two friends, you will find yourself most invested in Lucy’s life as you watch the incredibly likeable Johnson manage grief and uncertainty. A last-minute setback to Jane’s carefully thought-out plans for her trip to London seems a little improbable, or perhaps it just feels forced in as if to imply that, well, both ladies have problems.

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Whatever the case, this month has been fantastic for female buddy comedy. While Pamela Adlon’s comedy “Babies” focused heavily on the chaos that comes with childbirth, “Am I OK?” aims for a more tender, poignant tone. It’s satisfying to be back where we started, discussing issues at that restaurant table. The moral of the story is straightforward but reassuring: friendships can endure and grow despite change.

even if an omelette triumphs against a vegetarian burger.

The Motion Picture Association has rated Warner Bros.’ “Am I OK?” R “for language, sexual references, and some drug use.” 86 minutes of running time. An overall rating of 2.5 stars out of 4.

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