DVD Reviews

The Post The story behind The Washington Post's decision to publish the Pentagon Papers exposing government lies. Openness
The Tribes of Palos Verdes Story of a sensitive teenage girl who finds her passion and escape from family troubles in surfing. You
All the Money in the World A thought-provoking morality play about the value of money. Meaning
The Greatest Showman A satisfying musical movie celebrating the spiritual practice of inclusiveness. Openness
Molly's Game A dramatic meditation on risk and what it takes to be a winner in the world of high-stakes poker. Transformation
Downsizing A dramedy about an ordinary man given the choice to become a bodhisattva. Kindness
The Shape of Water A sensuous film that is both a fairy tale and a socially relevant portrait of the prejudices afoot in our times. Love
I, Tonya A wild and raucous biopicture about Tonya Harding who moves too fast on the thin ice of fame and falls. Shadow
Call Me by Your Name An astonishing drama of sexual awakening that explores the exhilarations and anxieties that accompany first love. Love
Novitiate An illuminating study of religious zeal set in a cloistered convent in Tennessee in the 1960s. Zeal
Lady Bird A dramedy that will appeal to all women who have experienced large doses of love and pain in their relationships with difficult mothers. Yearning
The Man Who Invented Christmas A tale that's sure to revive the variety of emotions which come alive within you during the Christmas season. Meaning
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri A sturdy depiction of the grace that accompanies turning an enemy into a friend. Transformation
Darkest Hour A sturdy biopicture about Winston Churchill's triumphs and struggles as England's Prime Minister in 1940. Questing
The Florida Project A vibrant portrait that shows us from a child's point of view how play and enthusiasm can be ways to survive poverty. Play
Wonder An extraordinarily sensitive drama that tutors us in the spiritual practices of wonder and kindness. Wonder
God's Own Country A gay love story that reveals the beauty of a landscape and acts of mercy. Love
Goodbye Christopher Robin Sobering biodrama about a successful writer who learns that you can't always get what you want. 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
Mark Felt: The Man Who Took Down the White House Drama about Deep Throat, the whistle-blower who wanted to save American democracy. Shadow
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