DVD Reviews

Little Woods A bleak but edifying slice of small town drama in the midst of an opioid crisis. Connections
The Best of Enemies A remarkable film of hope, daring, and vision. Transformation
Transit An elusive but effective exploration of migration and liminal space. Questing
The Hummingbird Project Excellent depiction of the cultural clash between speed and simplicity. Shadow
Us A terrifying trip through a funhouse looking glass. Shadow
A Whale of a Tale A Japanese documentary that returns to the small town featured in The Cove to record the continuing controversy over the killing of dolphins. Listening
The Mustang Uplifting story about how a wild mustang becomes a spiritual teacher to an emotionally shut-down man. Teachers
Tea with the Dames Entertaining conversations among four grand Dames of the English theatre and film scene about their public and private lives. You
Gloria Bell A portrait of loneliness addressed by letting go and dancing. Love
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote A picaresque and quixotic tale about a filmmaker transformed into a dreamer. Transformation
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World A beautiful animated feature celebrating supportive friendships between humans and animals. Love
Sorry Angel (Plaire, amer et courir vite) An exquisite exploration of unexpected love in a time of illness and loss. Love
The Image Book (Le livre d’Image) A maddening and mesmerizing interrogation of the spiritual crisis haunting our current world. Attention
Apollo 11 A well-done documentary about the American space mission that made astronaut Neil Armstrong the first human on the moon. Questing
Every Act of Life A love letter to a well-lived life in the theater. Imagination
Birds of Passage (Pájaros de Verano) A harrowing interrogation of capitalism and colonialism infecting an indigenous culture. Questing
Sicilian Ghost Story A haunting tale of love that transcends horror. Love
Cold War (Zimna wojna) A passionate, episodic journey through the freezing and thawing of a couple and a continent. Yearning
Everybody Knows A family drama that explores the long-term effects of family secrets. X-The Mystery
Moynihan The life and accomplishments of a bold creative spirit in American politics. Justice
Rotten Tomatoes MRQE OFCS