DVD Reviews

Like Father A dramady about the difficulties of shucking resentment Questing
Final Portrait A portrait of the poignant and strange mysteries of the creative process. Imagination
On Chesil Beach A rare look at asexuality in a newly married couple. Love
The Rider A deeply spiritual film about a Native American's experiences of loss, caregiving, and starting over. Transformation
Tully An extraordinary dramedy about an aspiring supermom who discovers the importance of self-care and the value of the sameness of everyday life. Nurturing
Isle of Dogs An imaginative tribute to dogs with some social commentary on the side. Questing
The Leisure Seeker A couple's journey to recapture the adventure and pleasures of 50 years of marriage. Love
Lean on Pete A sobering portrait of a boy on his own that reveals the universal yearning for home. You
A Wrinkle in Time A science fiction fantasy about a girl's quest to discover her own power by embracing her faults and expressing her love. You
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters Offers a mesmerizing profile of the famous Japanese writer whose life was filled with drama. You
I Kill Giants An adventure story about a teenage girl who uses her imagination to cope with her fears and problems. Questing
Black Panther A superhero movie that raises key questions about the responsibilities of a nation to the rest of the world. Peace
The Forgiven A drama about the restorative justice and forgiveness work of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Forgiveness
Submergence An intriguing romantic thriller that takes us into dangerous otherworlds beyond our world. Love
Mad to Be Normal A thought provoking biopicture focusing on the countercultural life and work of the controversial Scottish psychiatrist R. D. Laing. Nurturing
Hostiles A western that depicts the miracle of turning away from a life of violence, hatred, and anger. Transformation
The Post The story behind The Washington Post's decision to publish the Pentagon Papers exposing government lies. Openness
The Tribes of Palos Verdes Story of a sensitive teenage girl who finds her passion and escape from family troubles in surfing. You
All the Money in the World A thought-provoking morality play about the value of money. Meaning
The Greatest Showman A satisfying musical movie celebrating the spiritual practice of inclusiveness. Openness
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