Film Reviews

Coco A wonderful animated feature set around the Day of the Dead in Mexico. Questing
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
The Divine Order The story of the transformation of a submissive housewife into a change-maker in her small conservative Swiss town. Transformation
Mudbound A tale of two families that reveals the malevolent growth of racism in the United States. Love
Wonder An extraordinarily sensitive drama that tutors us in the spiritual practices of wonder and kindness. Wonder
Murder on the Orient Express A detective story that questions easy distinctions between right and wrong. 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
Thelma Mesmerizing drama about a female college student struggling with sexual repression and wounds afflicted on her soul. Love
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold A portrait of essayist Joan Didion and her self-respect. Imagination
Lucky The poignant story of the spiritual journey of a nonagenarian facing changes in his daily life. Questing
11/8/16 Thought-provoking documentary by 18 directors on the drama, the varied political talk of citizens, and the surprises of Election Day 2016. Meaning
Faces Places A playful and wonder-drenched documentary about an unusual creative collaboration. Imagination
Bill Nye: Science Guy An edifying glimpse into the life and work of a TV celebrity now passionately sounding the alarm about climate change. Questing
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) A hard-hitting dramedy about the emotional fireworks set off by anger. Shadow
Motherland An eye-opening documentary about the plight of poor women giving birth in the busiest maternity ward in the world. Nurturing
Jane A soul-stirring cinematic tribute to Jane Goodall and her reverence for chimpanzees. Reverence
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
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
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