DVD Reviews

Earth: One Amazing Day A beautifully photographed documentary with amazing footage of animals illustrating the survival of the fittest. Openness
Goodbye Christopher Robin Sobering biodrama about a successful writer who learns that you can't always get what you want. Love
Félicité A drama about how music eases the pain of a seasoned survivor struggling with some unexpected challenges. Love
I, Daniel Blake An award-winning film that puts you in the shoes of people coping with poverty and the bureaucracy of England's welfare system. Kindness
Loving Vincent A creative animated feature exploring the mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh. Questing
Polina The quest of a classical ballerina to express herself through modern dance. You
Mark Felt: The Man Who Took Down the White House Drama about Deep Throat, the whistle-blower who wanted to save American democracy. Shadow
Marshall A rousing courtroom drama about Thurgood Marshall as an ardent NAACP lawyer in a town convulsed by racial hatred of blacks. Justice
Una An intense and harrowing account of a victim of sexual abuse. Love
Brad's Status An insightful dramedy about a man's midlife crisis propelled by comparisons and envy. Love
Breathe Sober drama about a young man paralyzed with polio who discovers a new mission in his life. Love
The Mountain Between Us Survival story that reveals how love and tenderness grow out of the vulnerability of two strangers. Hospitality
Detroit A controversial portrait of racism and violence during the Detroit riots of 1967. Justice
Dunkirk An immersive movie that takes viewers inside the experience of war on sea, on the land, and in the air. Compassion
Victoria & Abdul A delightful dramedy about the Queen of England's friendship with a 24-year-old Indian clerk. Love
National Bird A profile of three whistleblowers who are very critical of America's secret drone program. Shadow
A Trip to Spain A hilarious journey with two middle-agers savoring the pleasures of Spain. You
Viceroy's House A richly developed historical drama about the partitioning of India. Love
Karl Marx City A poignant documentary about round-the-clock surveillance in the German Democratic Republic. Shadow
Lost in Paris A far-out romantic comedy with three eccentric and lovable characters. Kindness
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