Pass the Popcorn. It's Movie Time!

Mona Lisa Smile 2003I actually just finished watching this movie. This movie was very inspiring. It stars Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles who is in one of my favorites movies, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Ginnifer Goodwin. It was directed by Mike Newell.

Mona Lisa Smile takes place in the 1950s. At this time, which is displayed in the movie, women were allowed to go to college. However, they still had their traditional beliefs. These beliefs which many women today do not have was that they were born to assume the role of a housewife and take care of their children.

Katherine Watson become the new art history teacher at Wellesley College. She is astonished when she teaches her first lecture because the women already know everything outlined on the syllabus and have already read the whole textbook. Determined to make the class interesting and to get the girls to think outside of their…

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