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AT THE MOVIES #754                   WE KNOW WHAT WE LIKE

Simon Morris looks at three films based on well-known real-life stories, and complains how predictable they mostly are.

On the basis of sex tells of the early years of gender-equality campaigner – and later Supreme Court Judge – Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Stars Felicity Jones and Armie Hammer.

The front runner tells the story of Senator Gary Hart’s doomed bid for the Presidency in 1988.  Stars Hugh Jackman and J K Simmons.

And Colette stars Keira Knightley as the woman who became one of the best-known writers in French literature.