DVD Reviews

Tommy's Honour A spunky portrait of two pioneers of professional golf. Questing
The Promise A well-acted drama about the Armenian genocide and three salutary individuals caught in a love triangle. Love
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New Y… A charming drama about a wheeler-dealer who genuinely wants to connect people. You
A Woman, A Part Portrait of one woman's resilience as she moves through a difficult mid-life crisis. Meaning
A Quiet Passion A visually stunning and brilliantly acted biopicture of Emily Dickinson. Imagination
The Lost City of Z A mesmerizing quest movie about a British explorer's dangerous expeditions to the Amazon rainforest. Questing
Audubon: John James Audubon and the Birds of America A beautiful documentary on the life of John James Audubon and his masterpiece The Birds of America. Reverence
The Zookeeper's Wife A portrait in courage told through the true story of a Polish couple who saved hundreds of Jews during World War II. Compassion
Apparition Hill A touching documentary about seven pilgrims experiencing the gifts of visiting a sacred site. Faith
Dying to Know A pensive documentary shedding light on death and dying, inner space exploration and the sweet fragility of life Questing
A Tale of Love and Darkness A sobering and insightful screen rendition of Amos Oz's memoir. Love
The Story of China with Michael Wood A splendiferous BBC series that traces the ups and downs of Chinese history over 4000 years. Meaning
This Beautiful Fantastic An enchanting fairy tale about the revitalization of an oddball young woman who is an aspiring writer. Love
Three Sisters The lonely, difficult, and exhausting lives of three sisters in a small village in China. Kindness
Chapter & Verse A drama that has us cheering on an ex-con who is on a serious quest for a transformed life. Questing
Neruda A Chilean film that blends fantasy and realism in its treatment of poet Pablo Neruda and a policeman fascinated with him. Questing
Frantz A heart-affecting and inventive drama about war, grief, forgiveness, and the healing powers of art. Forgiveness
A Good American A hard-hitting documentary about the misuse of power by the National Security Agency. Shadow
A United Kingdom A moving film about the love, courage, and perseverance of an interracial couple facing wide-ranging challenges to their marriage. Love
The Sense of an Ending A thoughtful probe into the efforts of an elderly man to achieve closure in a past intimate relationship. Love
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