DVD Reviews

The Front Runner An account of Gary Hart's short Presidential campaign in the year that politics went tabloid. Questing
The Biggest Little Farm The hopeful story of a natural farm built on biodiversity and a recognition of interconnections, impermanence, and transformation. Transformation
The Brink Portrait of political operative Steve Bannon who presents himself as a rough rider on the right side of history. Shadow
The River and the Wall A remarkable documentary that gives us hope that young people documenting the consequences of a border wall will make a difference. Hope
Working Woman A drama showcasing ways to respond to sexual harassment on the job in the age of #MeToo. Questing
Tolkien An engaging biopicture that hints at the origins of the themes and style of The Lord of the Rings. Imagination
Amazing Grace An unearthed and restored musical time capsule showcasing a legendary artist in her prime. Imagination
3 Faces An enigmatic and enlightening drama about the resiliency of the feminine spirit. X-The Mystery
In the Last Days of the City An earnest and imaginative look at a filmmaker in Cairo who is struggling to make a tribute to the city. Kindness
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 about a process whereby enemies are transformed into friends. 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
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