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This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything is a movie starring Reese Witherspoon, Mira Nair, and Shonda Rhimes. An investigative look and analysis of gender disparity in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives and artists in...

Other Titles
Por la igualdad en Hollywood, Tout peut changer, et si les femmes comptaient à Hollywood?, Hollywood: A Caminho da Igualdade, To zmienia wszystko, Gender in Hollywood
Running Time
1 hours 36 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Tom Donahue
Actors
Tracee Ellis Ross, Reese Witherspoon, Mira Nair, Shonda Rhimes
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

An investigative look and analysis of gender disparity in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives and artists in the Industry.

Comments about documentary «This Changes Everything» (24)

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Brittany Davidson

What a breath of fresh air this documentary is. It made me feel like I was actually in that place. Sure, it was a long time ago, but the memories were still very vivid. I found it very engaging and interesting to listen to the stories of the various people. I would recommend this film to anyone who has ever been in a moment of crisis. It gives a sense of what it must have been like. The director, Jon Clark has done a wonderful job with this movie. His film is great on its own, but if you see it, you will realize how much it means to all of the people involved. I give it an 8 out of 10.

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Carolyn

First I have to say that this is one of the most informative documentaries I have ever seen. It tells a great story. I can relate to many of the issues raised in the film. However, in all fairness, I think it could have been a bit longer. I think it would have benefited from a bit more length. The main issues raised, such as the impact of the media on the lives of children, are equally as important as the issues of high school student mental illness and the lengths that parents and school administrators go to in order to protect their children. The film includes numerous interviews with families and students who have suffered through severe problems. Several parents and friends have said that this film has helped them to better understand their children's issues and to better understand the issues that their children face in life. I cannot imagine a better way to spend a Saturday afternoon.

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Nancy Vasquez

This film was very informative. It really makes you think about a lot of things. When you have a family that is constantly arguing, and one of them is not very good in the marriage, is it really worth it?

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Shirley H.

To be brutally honest, this is not a documentary. It is a work of fiction, and a work of fiction I do not like at all. I feel it's too dark for a documentary and too far to some places, and I think it's a bit too heavy-handed and too "hip" for a film that has almost nothing to say. I think a film should be able to grab you and make you think. This does not have that quality. I think for a film about a subject like this, a film should try to get to a point where the viewer is not going to walk away disappointed, but rather, angry at the world, at the people and the society that treats us like this. This is not a film that tries to do that. The only reason I gave this a 9/10 instead of a 10/10 is because it was able to get me to think, and I would like to see it try again. I just don't think it succeeds in any way.

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Sean

I am an angry British male, but I still love this movie. It brings out the true extent of violence and the corruption of both the police and the people in power. On the one hand, it shows how it's done. On the other hand, it shows the work that can be done to save the people who are most affected by it. It's the kind of movie that makes you think about the world we live in and whether we should be fighting the same war or not.

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Rachel H.

It seems that the fact that Kevin Costner is such a revered character actor makes his movie career seem all the more extraordinary. Here's another such case: "American History X." Actually, if you look at the individual parts of "A History of Violence" - you'll see Costner at his most accomplished. The editing, the writing, the music, the acting - these are all outstanding. It seems that those who praise "American History X." are really praising Costner's acting ability. And the supporting cast is even better. But Costner is in the center of all this. "A History of Violence" is about a man whose anger is so intense that it destroys his marriage and his family. But, before he starts killing people, he begins to feel remorse for what he has done. It's a good thing for us to be reminded of the actual circumstances of Kevin Costner's career as a character actor. In the 1930s, Costner was a young, precocious actor (born in 1941, at the time the Great Depression began to consume the United States). The movie-going public were just beginning to be receptive to the movie industry. Their willingness to spend money to watch movies was just beginning to grow. And as more and more movies were being produced, Costner was continually being cast in lead roles. By 1939, Costner's first major film was "American Graffiti." As the movie was shooting, Costner's father (played by Gene Kelly) and brother (played by Ralph Bellamy) were still living in the house that he and his wife had moved into. In the beginning, it was an uncomfortable situation for them, but soon they were both becoming accustomed to living in the house. For three years, the family lived in a very nice, comfortable apartment, even though the family was living paycheck to paycheck. When the movie was over, Costner said that it was "more difficult to live in a five-bedroom apartment than to live in the top floor of a high rise." Of course, after this film was over, his fame and reputation were taking a serious hit. He and his wife began to lose money and were forced to sell the house that they had lived in. His career was in tatters. He took several acting jobs. But when "American History X." came out, he was invited to participate in a variety of roles. In 1944, he starred in "American Ninja." That same year, he was cast as the titular character in "The Pianist." This movie was a hit. But that's where Costner was for the rest of his life. At this point in his career, he was beginning to question his own career. He was

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Ruth C.

This changes everything is a good documentary. The story is compelling and in a way, I can't quite put my finger on what it is about. The "new" way of looking at life is not very "new" but in my opinion, it can be cool. You don't need to have seen the previous film (Taken) or heard about the issue in an entirely new way to be affected by it. This is probably one of the more popular documentaries of the last few years and it will definitely keep people interested in the issue of child abduction. I would recommend watching this documentary at least once. It is a great story that is worth seeing.

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Linda

It is, without doubt, one of the most acclaimed documentaries that I have ever seen. It is full of intriguing, thought-provoking interviews with experts, celebrities and everyday people who all had a hand in making this film. The film contains fascinating discussions of the civil rights movement, affirmative action and women's suffrage. The interviews range from supportive to quite critical of the filmmakers. Each side of the issue is examined and the viewers are able to connect with the individuals' perspectives. For example, Aileen Clark's comments about not wanting to have her husband and son treated as "second-class citizens" in the south made me so angry that I almost could not take my eyes off of the screen. Although a difficult film, its importance is obvious. This does not mean that it will automatically change your mind on any social issues, but it does show a side of history that is often overlooked. I highly recommend this film. There are many people who disagree with the filmmakers, but the thing about this film is that it's not about their position, but about the issues that they have faced, and the ideas they have sought to promote. It is hard to have an argument with people who feel the way that I do about this issue. It is a beautiful film with no easy answers, but, if you want to understand the issues that make us human, you should see this film.

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Stephanie W.

This movie does a great job showing the destructive impact that people and their thoughts can have on the world around them. It is a very graphic depiction of the consequences of the decision many of us make in a life or death situation. I was not surprised that many of the people in this film have gone on to become very successful and had a full life, but I was amazed at what a complete loss of life this film resulted in. The movie centers on the life of a very successful and highly intelligent young man named Adam (voiced by Tim Robbins). Adam lives in a suburb of San Francisco, California, with his fiancée Tiffany (played by Queen Latifah). After taking a job in Las Vegas to help her pay the bills, Adam discovers that she has been having an affair with a military veteran named Matt (played by Robert Downey, Jr.). He makes it his mission to expose the true nature of this affair and eventually throws the whole town into turmoil. The first 20 minutes of the movie show how the relationship between Adam and Matt became strained and a prime example of why people can eventually have to leave their lives for others. After this, the movie slowly starts to roll forward, showing Adam and Tiffany's relationship slowly disintegrating and the motivations of Matt's actions become clearer. The problems that Adam and Matt have are not what they used to be. They are not even close to what they used to be. The movie becomes a darker and more dark place as the movie continues. This movie is not perfect, however. Some of the editing could have been better and some of the story lines could have been better if the camera shots and director's attention was on them. The editing could have been better too. The movie had a few weak points in the story line and plot, but I thought it was also good for the quality of the acting and the visual style of the movie. I would recommend this movie to anyone, but especially if you have a very low tolerance for violence.

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Tiffany B.

This is a deeply moving and beautifully photographed documentary of a group of men who have been put into a new prison for 11 years because they were jailed for drug trafficking. The prison, situated in the middle of nowhere, is so remote and isolated that no-one from the outside can get to see the outside world. The men are responsible for what they did and for the hundreds of millions of dollars that have been stolen by corrupt cops and smugglers. Many of them have gone to prison for relatively short periods, some for decades. The documentary looks at the men's relationship with each other, with the prison and with the prison guards. This is a great documentary with a great story and great photography. I recommend this film to anybody who wants to understand the effects of the War on Drugs and to understand the men who are behind bars. I was very moved by this documentary, and I'm glad that it was made and has had such an impact on me.

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Marie Henderson

As a lifelong Democrat, this film strikes me as a good guide to be taking my children to the polls next year. The most telling sentence is, "It's the first time in our history we have an American president who cannot or will not tell the truth." That's all the evidence you need to hear that Democrats and Republicans have lost their way.

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Scott Harris

Nonsense is indeed the best proof of what I like to call 'The Miracle of the Black Hole.' This film begins in the mid-70's, right before the Vietnam War. I know it was popular in Europe, but I am not sure of the veracity of this claim. The problem is that some of the people who went to see this film were likely disillusioned during the Vietnam War and may have been upset about the war in general. They may have been somewhat depressed or down on their luck. They may have been alienated from society at large. This is obviously not the same as what happened during the Vietnam War, and in fact this may even be a direct result of the Vietnam War itself. Another possibility is that they were angry and frustrated with life. Perhaps they felt their life was not good enough, and perhaps this was why they went to see the film. Regardless of the reasons, there is little doubt that this film is a testimony to the way that people were. The people in the film portray the Vietnam War in very direct, or if that is not the right term, more indirect, terms. They are both fascinating, and both deeply disturbing. I feel the film was very well done, and I highly recommend it. I look forward to seeing the second part of the film which will deal with a much more recent incident in the world.

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Bobby P.

The only way to get around the horror of this film is to not see it. The first time I saw it, I was upset and uninterested. In retrospect, it's not that bad. But it's not great either. I wasn't sure whether to like or dislike this film, because it's not an original film and people said that it was really really really bad. At the end of the day, I've been studying cinema since I was a kid, and I never have seen a movie this bad. I mean, a movie this bad just about manages to get a 7 from the users. I liked it the first time, I've seen it about a million times. But now that I have seen it the third time, I'm just not that impressed. Yes, it's really really bad, and yes, there's nothing wrong with that. The movie is so bad that it's actually pretty funny. The director and the writers are two of the worst directors and writers I've seen. They try to convince the audience that this movie is horrible. They tell them that the movie is awful. They tell them that this movie is so bad that they really have to make this movie good. The movie is terrible. But that's the point. It's so bad that it's funny. And that's the only way to get through the whole thing. It's a great film, not bad, but really really bad. But it's so bad that it's really bad. I've seen a lot of movies. And I've seen a lot of bad movies. But I've never seen a bad movie that was this bad that was so bad that it was really really really bad. And that's a big problem.

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Christine Hudson

I'm not a big Kevin Spacey fan, but this film made me realize that he is an incredibly talented actor. I think that he brought to this film a very personal, emotional side of his career. One that is seldom seen in his films. The film was able to be inclusive of both his Hollywood and working with a child who is with him. The father-daughter aspect and the family relationships were also very realistic and inspiring. Kevin Spacey did a wonderful job. I think this is a film that everyone should see. It's beautifully filmed, and the acting was superb. I think that the message of the film will be spread around the world in the form of speeches and a petition.

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Karen B.

The film is very good and I thought it was very important to tell what was going on in our country. The film was a little slow at times but it was interesting and made a good point. The film is about the drug war and shows how there is so much control in the U.S. and how it makes the citizens afraid of doing things that they do not do and show how the authorities in this country are controlling every aspect of their lives. It also shows how it changes the way people think and act. The drug war in this country is about taking away rights, putting them in prison and making people pay for these things. But it is also about being free and having the right to live the life that you want without people trying to control you. It shows that people are free and that the drug war is not hurting anyone. This film is a good film to watch and I think people should watch this film. This is a good movie and I recommend watching it.

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Johnny

I always agree with people that this documentary should be required viewing for people in the know. I'm more than aware of the issues surrounding the gay and lesbian communities and gay marriage. The majority of these issues are almost nonexistent in the mainstream media and the majority of the people still don't seem to be aware that there are these issues. The interviewees of this documentary are intelligent and articulate, and the topics of the film are very well researched. The topics covered are very interesting and I recommend this documentary to anyone who wants to know more about these issues.

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Tyler

The documentary is really informative but there are a couple of parts that seem rushed, it seems like he has gotten into it too much and when it comes to all the information and details he has built up in the previous half-hour, there are a few questions that are left hanging. The director then speaks about some of the more important things which do seem to have been overlooked. The film then ends on a question that has been asked of the viewers for a long time. This should be a very good documentary but it's not. It's a very good documentary that should be watched but it leaves a lot of questions unanswered and a couple of questions that seem rushed. It's worth watching if you have a couple hours to spare but it's not an important documentary. So I would give it a 6.5/10 but I think the 8/10 I gave it to is more appropriate. You can make a good film by just following the facts and being thorough with the facts but as mentioned before, the documentary just does a good job of setting up the facts but doesn't take the time to bring out the details. It's a really good documentary, but if you just want to know about the people, go watch documentaries. I think that it's really great but there are some points that it leaves unanswered. I do have one major question but it's a question I would ask myself if I had the opportunity to see this again. I'd have to re-watch the film to answer that.

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Hannah

This Changes Everything is a documentary that is an amazing effort to tell the story of the gay rights movement and the aftermath of the Stonewall riots. It provides a lot of information about the personal history of its contributors and how they came to have their opinions. I was particularly impressed by the way that this documentary contained interviews with the six co-directors of the film. These men were able to share their views on the subject, which were very well researched and informed, and they worked very well together to share their thoughts and opinions. The only downside of this documentary is that it is too short. It could have been better if it had been a documentary that lasted longer and had a lot more interviews and footage. This film does, however, bring out many important points about the gay rights movement that were never adequately mentioned in the other documentaries I have seen. I highly recommend this documentary to anyone interested in the subject.

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Kenneth C.

After having watched his documentary, The Third Wave, directed by Brian J. Anderson, I knew that I wanted to see Mr. Larsen's film, The Last Man on Earth. I was pleasantly surprised at how little there was of his documentary. I was not expecting to be as enlightened as I was. This movie was so great that I had to watch it twice, first to catch any continuity errors and then to gain some idea about the history of the movie. I was so impressed by the first viewing that I am going to buy it on DVD. I was also really impressed by the second viewing, which was one hour shorter, which I am going to watch with my wife, who is also a filmmaker. I am going to recommend it to people who haven't seen it, even if they have seen the first two, because it is so great. Larsen's film is based on a short story by Joe Sallis, but is filled with all the facts and figures to show how absurd the entire last man on earth scenario is. For the people who thought that the whole idea of a good ol' boys' club, a good ol' boys' rape group, and a good ol' boys' living on an island were actually part of the one year, make up the last man on earth scenario, this movie will convince you to reconsider. For the people who thought that the only reason that humans were changing and colonizing new planets was that they were trying to get money, this movie will persuade you to think about your own way of life, including some very disturbing aspects. To see what some of the best pieces of scientific evidence were used, including dinosaur DNA, to back up the idea that the earth is a living planet, this movie is for you.

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Ralph

I've been a fan of Tom Rolfe for a long time, and as this documentary made clear, I am a lot less impressed than I expected with his film "We Got It from Here: The Story of Roe v. Wade". While I think it's important to give equal time to the legal sides of this case, it is often mired in the messy emotional sides of the abortion debate. So much time is spent portraying the battles over both sides that it's difficult to get a handle on what the film is really about. If you want a strong, sweeping film on the topic, I suggest "Planned Parenthood v. Casey", which is a more balanced and sensible film. I think that most of the original side of this debate has been adequately covered in the documentary. The fact that it's still an issue of intense debate at this point is why I have such a problem with the fact that Rolfe also wanted to devote 20 minutes to the abortion business and how it affects people's lives. It seems like a lot of the arguments he had with abortion opponents are basically from the "you have to show me proof" side. I think this is the biggest flaw with the documentary: It is much too focused on abortion. While he is mostly dealing with how the decision was made and what it means for women and people in general, it feels as if he wanted to cover every aspect of abortion in the movie. While I understand that abortion is something very personal to people and Rolfe obviously wasn't trying to cover every side of the debate, it does lessen the impact of the film overall. I don't think Rolfe's intentions were to make a documentary that covers every aspect of the abortion debate. I think he just wanted to give us a definitive picture of what the arguments were, how they were heard, and why they were heard. That's why I was disappointed by the time he was done. As a result, the film doesn't come together as a very strong statement on the abortion debate. He focused on the two sides and didn't give enough time to the people who were not part of either side.

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Richard Crawford

Its just as some films are "lively" and "inspiring". Films such as this one are "breathtaking" and "completely unbelievable". In fact, as the whole documentary is narrated by the actors/actresses, their words are quite "stilted" and "stodgy" as to some degree. It does seem to want to be so deep and "weird" and "sophisticated" but it's actually so "vanilla" and simple. I think the camera is focused on the actors, which probably helps to the story and overall emotion of the film. And sometimes, i think the use of close-ups could be a bit better in some moments. In some shots it looks like you're getting something out of the actors (haha!). Overall, its one of those films you could probably watch once, and certainly can recommend it to others. Not a masterpiece, but certainly an entertaining documentary.

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Shirley R.

The first hour is about a person who is interested in the subject of the film. He talks about the situation and what is happening in the world and what is his position on it. Then comes the interview with his children and his wife. The interview was very candid and people just threw in some of their opinions and got mad. As he is on the other hand, a very humble and modest man, he is not arguing on the subject of the film. He tries to give his opinion of what has happened in the world and who are the bad guys. He had a very simple view on the subject and that is what this documentary is about. It shows you what is happening in the world and who is really to blame for it. It shows that the majority of people in the world is not nice and just wants to live their lives. But the documentary does not hide anything and shows that there is more to the story than you could imagine. I think that it is really interesting to watch and i recommend it to everybody who is interested in the topic of the world.

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Jane Lawrence

It's only natural to want to be treated to a really good film, in order to strengthen the truth of our world, to free ourselves from the burden of our past and the sins of the present, to express our love for what we've created and to challenge our own personal prejudices and prejudices. But it's impossible to have a film experience that's worth recommending to others, if your gut feeling is that the film is too over-exaggerated or without substance. This film presents a heart-rending story of a woman, Anna Sayers, who suffers a miscarriage and is treated in an awful hospital. The idea is that she's the only one who cares about her and is really the only one who cares for her unborn child. Her resistance, her courage, and even the fight with her brother to "care for her baby" are all, in some way, provoked by her own insecurities and prejudices. Anna's father, in a jealous rage, shouts at her mother that she's "not helping" her, so Anna herself feels her mother's guilt for having a baby, and decides to adopt her. It's a superbly poignant and dramatic story, full of truth, that may leave you feeling for Anna, both because you know it's true and because it's so true. But if this film is true, Anna is a hero, she's brave and she fights the system to protect the rights of the unborn. She's heroic, but not of the normal kind. The film is beautifully made and the script is very well written. It's very intense, and sometimes the film drags. It has several depressing parts, but the overwhelming positive feeling is undeniable. But I think the main message of this film is, to not let life be a tragedy, not to let pain be the main motivator of your life, and to remember that it's not our own fault, and that it's not really our fault that we have a life at all. Anna, you are a remarkable person, who has risked her life for what she believes in, and you deserve respect. I think she was an inspiration for everyone who has suffered a miscarriage, and I hope it's a real wake-up call for people, to treat their body and their relationships with each other with care and sensitivity. Anna Sayers, you are a true hero.

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Robert

This changes everything is an excellent documentary about a global human rights and environmental crisis that is sweeping the world. It is a huge undertaking, but the film does a good job of presenting the forces that have caused this crisis and explaining why it happened and how we got here. It is a story that can and should be told. It is important to state that the majority of the population do not care about the environment, because the situation has gotten so dire that the population has lost its knowledge and empathy for nature. It is so easy for governments to make agreements with the aid groups, because they are already a major source of funding for these groups. The film's title reflects how they say the problem is changing. The term change is a positive one. It is really a matter of time when the world becomes a vast wasteland of corporate profits and mega-farms, and what this means is that the poorest and most desperate will be left without any resources in a desperate situation. There is an enormous amount of footage that is relevant for anyone who wants to get to the bottom of what is going on in the world today. This documentary is not preachy and is not anti-American. It is pro-environmental, pro-human rights, and pro-human-kind. It is not all about the human rights. It is not anti-capitalism, and the destruction of human beings and of the earth is not the goal of the film. The film is focused on a specific issue, and it does not try to score points for a lot of people who are not directly affected by this issue. It is not anti-capitalist, and the goal of the film is not to demonize capitalism, which I strongly believe is a major threat to the human race. It is not anti-conservative or pro-freedom of speech. It is pro-environmental, pro-human rights, and pro-human. This is a great film to see. It really does have something for everyone.