On the Basis of Sex (2018) Season 06 Episode 39

Depressingly Inspirational, Hopefully Infuriating, Boss-Bitch Energy, Must See these are the words we are using to describe this weeks pick. Welcome to episode thirty-nine of season 6 of Flicks XRayed, this week we are challenging the patriarchy and are reviewing On the Basis of Sex. Host, A part of the next generation Tony is joined by co-host Harvardman Sarah and guests Opposed to old white men Cass, and A legal guinea pig Ashley. This week we play a game of Release Year for Biopic Movies, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game. So tune in as we discuss at length about Notorious RBG, Sexism, The Legal Side, and sooo much more.

Our Ratings

A legal guinea pig Ashley 4.5

Opposed to old white men Cass 5

Harvardman Sarah 5

A part of the next generation Tony 5

19.5/20            98 %

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis:  Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a struggling attorney and new mother who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination.

Directed by Mimi Leder

Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Armie Hammer as Martin Ginsburg
Justin Theroux as Mel Wulf
Sam Waterston as Erwin Griswold
Kathy Bates as Dorothy Kenyon
Cailee Spaeny as Jane Ginsburg

Game 1

Release Year for Biopic Movies

On the Basis of Sex.……….2018

  1. Gorillas in the Mist.……….1988
  1. Elizabeth.………..1998
  1. Julie & Julia ……….2009
  1. Frida……….2002
  1. What’s Love Got to Do with It……….1993
  1. Jackie.……….2016
  1. Selena……….1997
  1. The Iron Lady……….2011
  1. Cleopatra……….1963
  2. Queen of the Desert.……….2015
  3. Judy……….2019

Game 2

The Figures

Budget $20,000,000 (estimated)
Foreign: $14,051,063
Bonus 1: (Opening Weekend 33 Theaters)$686,355
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IMDB Rating:71% (7.1)

Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

Movies about Women’s Rights – Cass

  1. Hidden Figures
  2. Suffragette
  3. Battle of the Sexs
  4. Iron Jawed Angels
  5. The Glorias
  6. Selma
  7. North Country
  8. The Help
  9. Becoming Jane
  10. 9 to 5

Movies with Strong Female Leads – Ashley

  1. Alien
  2. Thelma and Louise
  3. The Silence of the Lambs
  4. Erin Brockovich
  5. Kill Bill
  6. Zero Dark Thirty
  7. Norma Rae
  8. Mad Max Fury Road
  9. Clueless
  10. Bend it Like Beckham

Movies about Lawyers – Cass

  1. Liar Liar
  2. Bombshell
  3. The Devil’s Advocate
  4. To Kill A Mockingbird
  5. The Judge
  6. Legally Blonde
  7. Philadelphia
  8. A Few Good Men
  9. Rainman
  10. Kramer vs Kramer

Box Office Topping Movies from 2018 – Ashley

  1. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
  2. Fifty Shades Freed
  3. Black Panther
  4. Ready Player One
  5. A Quiet Place
  6. Bohemian Rhapsody
  7. Oceans 8
  8. The Meg
  9. The Nun
  10. Crazy Rich Asians

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