I loved this so much. Women in Afghanistan have it so hard and seeing these young girls s with such big smiles on their faces despite living in such a dangerous place where women are generally treated as lesser gave me such hope. I hope these girls get to skateboard as much as they want and that their dreams come true, this is a special doc
"The sound of our songs was louder than the bombs falling outside"
Wow, this was incredible. In terms of films on this subject matter, the only other I've seen is 2017's Last Men in Aleppo, which was good but didn't really have a lasting impact on me. For Sama is a completely different story. Director Waad Al-Kateab does a truly remarkable job in capturing the horrors that occurred in Syria from a new point of view. She gives us the…
I’ve been meaning to watch this for ages and I’m glad I finally did because this is the kind of thriller I love to see once in a while. The film does a good job of keeping up pace and remaining interesting despite being confined to one small space. I really appreciated the cinematography and editing as they worked quite well to keep the film visually interesting. Ryan Reynolds is also fantastic, as are most of the voice actors. There are some flaws but this film ends on a really effective note and I enjoyed the hell out of it
There's a small part about body image and a small part about sexual harassment, but other than that this documentary just pissed me off in how overly dramatic it made things. The way it presented the way her life is scheduled and the Kanye fiasco and not getting grammy nominated was ridiculous, seemingly aiming to give it the same amount of weight as much harder struggles others have dealt with. The entirety of the film other than the two things…