DVD/Streaming Reviews

The Duke A true story about a elder who steals a painting in order to help others, demonstrating the philosophy of ubuntu. Kindness
After Yang A slow-moving nudge to savor the complexities and connections of life. Attention
White Noise An unforgettable movie about family, disasters, consumerism, addiction, and finding meaning in surprising places. Love
Living A well-crafted story about a bureaucrat's spiritual transformation in the face of death. Transformation
Nope A sci-fi horror flick that raises some interesting questions about why aliens might come to Earth and what for. Shadow
Empire of Light A tribute to how kindness creates friendships and how movies can be transformative. Kindness
Call Jane An intimate account of a historical reproductive justice revolution. Justice
She Said A quietly compassionate retelling of an early #MeToo movement moment. Justice
The Same Storm A look at what is revealed about New York City residents during the pandemic lockdown. Connections
Lady Chatterley's Lover Adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s controversial novel placing the emphasis on love leading to a new life. Love
The Good House Portrait of an accomplished real estate agent suffering from alcoholism and the disease of playing God. You
The Swimmers True story of two sisters who flee war-torn Syria and as refugees use their swimming skills to help and inspire others. Play
Mr. Harrigan's Phone A supernatural drama based on a Stephen King story that raises questions about cell phones. You
Tar An invitation to ponder the spiritual complexities of power through the lens of the particular world of music, featuring a brilliant performance by Cate Blanchett. You
Thirteen Lives Drama based on the true story of the courage, persistence, and ingenuity of an international community rescuing 12 soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave in Thailand. Hope
Causeway A convincing story about two wounded people who harvest a friendship out of pain and trauma. Love
Catherine Called Birdy A raucous and ribald medieval comedy that will cheer independent adolescent girls. You
The Wonder A mystery set in 1862 Ireland in which reason is pitted against faith as a nurse tries to figure out a so-called miracle. X-The Mystery
Till Inspiring and touching story of a Black mother whose bearing witness catalyzed the civil rights movement. Justice
See How They Run A whodunit with plenty of suspense where the focus is on the funny interactions of the detectives. Questing
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