Film Reviews

The Great Day Documentary about four children who test their bodies, minds, and spirits in pursuit of their dreams. Nurturing
Human Flow A meditative and visually stunning overview of the plight of refugees around the world. Compassion
Monogamish A documentary about the quest for love in monogamy and other options. Love
Goodbye Christopher Robin Sobering biodrama about a successful writer who learns that you can't always get what you want. Love
The Mountain Between Us Survival story that reveals how love and tenderness grow out of the vulnerability of two strangers. Hospitality
Victoria & Abdul A delightful dramedy about the Queen of England's friendship with a 24-year-old Indian clerk. Love
Brad's Status An insightful dramedy about a man's midlife crisis propelled by comparisons and envy. Love
Neither Wolf Nor Dog A road movie featuring conversations with an Lakota elder on the tragedies experienced by his people and the lessons of his life. Questing
Take My Nose... Please! A wide-ranging purview of plastic surgery, conveyed through the stories of the many female comedians who have tried it. Transformation
Earth: One Amazing Day A beautifully photographed documentary with amazing footage of animals illustrating the survival of the fittest. Openness
I Am Another You Documentary about a young man whose quest for freedom masks major mental problems. Questing
Una An intense and harrowing account of a victim of sexual abuse. Love
AlphaGo A snappy and mind-boggling documentary about a 3000-year-old board game and a A.I. program. Attention
Our Souls at Night A touching and elegant movie about the healing qualities of deep talk in the last stage of life. Love
Dolores A deft and compelling documentary about one of America's premier Latino labor leaders and civil rights activists. Justice
First They Killed My Father A deeply human study of the Cambodian genocide and the brave survival of one little girl. Attention
Ex Libris: The New York Public Library Another appealing documentary masterwork in the astonishing career of Frederick Wiseman. Meaning
School Life A thoroughly entertaining documentary set in an Irish prep school where two eccentric teachers draw out the students' creativity Teachers
Year by the Sea A melodrama about a middle-aged woman's quest for renewal. Transformation
Viceroy's House A richly developed historical drama about the partitioning of India. Love
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