DVD/Streaming Reviews

Escape from Kabul A hard-hitting documentary of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and the evacuation of tens of thousands of Afghan citizens. Shadow
Where the Crawdads Sing A coming-of-age story and murder mystery about a young naturalist living in the marshes who has to find out who she can truly trust. You
Ali and Ava Sweet story about two quite different people who connect through music. Love
Carmen Jubilant movie about a middle-aged woman who has spent her life serving the church and finds a new more fulfilling way forward. Transformation
Murina An intense and well-acted psychodrama about misogyny. You
Hustle A rousing basketball film about the importance of passion. You
Explorer Documentary portrait of the man considered to be the world’s greatest living explorer. Questing
The Phantom of the Open True story of a golfer who crashes the British Open and teaches us all about the way of failure. You
The Legend of Molly Johnson An intense Western set in Australia dealing with the toxic trinity of violence, chauvinism, and injustice. Shadow
Costa Brava, Lebanon Prophetic film about how a family handles the encroachment of toxic waste upon their home. Yearning
Sundown A sly and surprising meditation on life, death, and choosing one’s own path. You
Happening An urgent tale of a search for an illegal abortion and a little compassion in an alienating environment. Compassion
Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris Delightful comedy about the many meanings of the clothes we choose to wear and what these choices say about our lives and values. You
Navalny A tribute to a heroic Russian freedom fighter. Justice
Elvis A dazzling portrait of Elvis’s life and career that reveals the roots of his appeal. Meaning
The Automat A delightful and culturally rich documentary about a ground-breaking food chain. Gratitude
Cha Cha Real Smooth A touching dramedy about a twenty-something college grad who demonstrates a remarkable gift for empathy and kindness Kindness
Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy An effective trio of parabolic tales about the abundant mysterious potential in every mundane moment. Connections
Everything Everywhere All At Once A wacky, life-affirming fantasy with a steady throughline of self-discovery and growing empathy typical of inner work. You
Jerry & Marge Go Large A spunky and thoroughly satisfying morality tale about generosity. Kindness
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