Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

dir. Gurinder Chadha. Jess (Parminder Nagra), is the youngest daughter of a conservative Sikh family who defies per parents wishes to pursues her love of football, making friends with footballer Jess (Keira Knightley). Delightful feel good dramatic comedy. The two young leads are brilliant, forming a touching and believable friendship very quickly. The supporting cast…… Continue reading Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Swept Away (2002)

dir. Guy Ritchie. This was a mistake. Madonna plays wealthy heiress, who gets stranded on a desert island with working class fisherman, who she was rude to previously. He beats and rapes her, which makes her fall in love with him, they don’t stay together, but who cares. I was expecting an overly-sentimental, cheesy love…… Continue reading Swept Away (2002)