‘Funny Girl’ Film Review: It’s the Story of Barbra Streisand or Perhaps Every Female Oscar Winner or Successful Woman’s Life

The 1968 musical rom-com was technically an ode to Fanny Brice, one of the most popular singer-comedienne during the 1930s just before World War 1 broke out. Albeit successful in reiterating Brice’s career and marriage, Funny Girl was highly sanitized. Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice was funny, heartwarming, and witty, but was nonetheless contrived. The real Fanny Brice was more audacious and anarchic. Her marriage … Continue reading ‘Funny Girl’ Film Review: It’s the Story of Barbra Streisand or Perhaps Every Female Oscar Winner or Successful Woman’s Life