Friday, March 27, 2020

Miss Americana (Movie, Review): Tipstor® Pick

Summary: A look at iconic pop artist Taylor Swift during a transformational time in her life as she embraces her role as a singer/songwriter and harnesses the full power of her voice.

Movie: Miss Americana

Starring: Taylor Swift

Director: Lana Wilson

Genre(s): Music, Documentary

Rating: TV-MA

Runtime: 86 min



As Swift observes in the movie, powerful women are given the almost impossible task of being “strategic” but not “calculating,” and Wilson is so good at splitting the difference that some of her documentary’s most humanizing moments are beautiful for how they contradict Swift’s intention. Most of all, it’s empowering to watch Swift finally come into her own. To realize she doesn’t have to give a fuck about making everyone in the world like her anymore as long as she’s found a way to like herself.


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