Breaking Bad's Anna Gunn stars in Equity

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The exquisite Anna Gunn (of Breaking Bad fame) slips into a more mature role as Naomi Bishop: a confident, powerful woman advancing a career in investment banking.

Image courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

Image courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

When cracks begin to show on an impending IPO she’d hoped might catapult her up the corporate latter, Naomi must decide how to navigate an increasingly shady world of office politics and insider information. The film sets itself apart from other corporate dramas with a feminist point of view — examining the costs of putting career over personal life and featuring several strong female characters. It also wins points for subtlety, a plot grounded in detail, and a solid cast including James Purefoy, Nate Corddry and Craig Bierko. THE WORD: This Wall Street thriller may feel like an accurate portrayal of its setting, but some viewers may wish it cut deeper. COMING TO: Theaters

Last modified: August 22, 2017