Whatever your politics, it’s hard not to admire the astonishing legal legacy of Supreme Court Justice and liberal trailblazer Ruth Bader Ginsburg, even if you don’t happen to be on board with her current, unexpected incarnation as a pop culture icon. This energetic, entertaining and informative documentary displays her vitality, intelligence, modesty and sense of humor, and packs an even greater emotional punch than the very good recent drama On the Basis of Sex. It’s an unapologetic hagiography, an origin story about a woman who was a nation-changer even before ascending to the top court. (98 min)
About Don Morton
Don Morton has viewed some 6,000 movies, frequently awake. A bachelor and avid cyclist, he currently divides his time between Tokyo and a high-tech 4WD super-camper somewhere in North America.