DVD/Streaming Reviews

1917 An uncommonly good antiwar film about two British soldiers in World War I sent on a mission of mercy. Shadow
Clemency An emotionally rich drama that explores the moral and ethical impact of the death penalty on those required to enforce it. Justice
A Hidden Life An immersive story of a conscientious objector to the Nazis, his wife who supported him, and the community who didn't. Peace
Little Joe Happiness is just a whiff away or is it? Joy
Bombshell A vigorous retelling of an unexpected #MeToo moment. Justice
Too Late to Die Young A coming-of-age and slice-of-life drama set in Chile. You
I Am Human An engaging and thought-provoking documentary about cutting-edge brain science. Questing
By the Grace of God (Grace a Dieu) An intimate chronicle of abuse, justice, and communal healing. Justice
Dark Waters A chronicle of courageous and tenacious investigations by a lawyer into harm caused by unregulated DuPont chemicals. Justice
Queen & Slim An epic romance on the run from a white supremacist system. Justice
Knives Out A sharp whodunit laced with cutting social commentary. Shadow
Jojo Rabbit An irreverent and unexpectedly infectious child’s eye view of historical horrors. Shadow
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood A moving drama about the transformative spiritual practices of Fred Rogers. Listening
Roma A cinematic valentine to a Mexican maid whose kindness has a positive impact on all those around her. Kindness
The Nightingale A hellish interrogation of colonialism’s effects on physical and emotional landscapes. Justice
Serendipity An artist’s intensely personal creative journey through illness. Imagination
Waves An intimate family drama that plumbs powerful emotional depths. Shadow
Midnight Traveler A moving story of migration captured on three iPhones. Hope
Parasite (Gisaengchung) A masterpiece in filmmaking and class warfare dissection. Shadow
Harriet A moving biopicture of Harriet Tubman as a courageous and charismatic freedom fighter. Hope
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