Yentl (1983)

Barbra Streisand’s directorial debut follows the titular character (Streisand), a young woman living in an Ashkenazi Jewish community in the early 20th century who disguises as a man to study in a Yeshiva after her father passes away. Based on the short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer and cowritten by Streisand and Jack Rosenthal, Yentl is a… Read More Yentl (1983)

Favourite Films: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Based on the Edward Albee stageplay of the same name and marking Mike Nichols’ directorial debut, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? follows older couple, Martha (Elizabeth Taylor) and George (Richard Burton) as the cracks in their relationship between to crack and crumble with the arrival of newlywed couple Nick (George Segal) and Honey (Sandy Dennis).… Read More Favourite Films: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)