If nothing else, Mimi Leder‘s On The Basis of Sex (Focus Features, 12.25) — the story of crusading Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg — fits right smack dab into the emotional rage that everyone is feeling now in the wake of the Brett Kavanaugh Judicial Committee hearings (and, God forbid, his possible confirmation by the Senate later this week), and particularly how President Trump belittled Christine Blasey Ford yesterday in Mississippi. Incidentally: The Wikipage says RBG appears in Leder’s film.
Standout element: Mychael Danna‘s musical score is somewhat reminiscent of James Horner‘s score for A Beautiful Mind. This is my all-time favorite Horner< track -- every time I listen I get the chills:
And speaking of classic movie scores and a knockout performance of one of the absolute greatest: