DVD/Streaming Reviews

EO A travelogue starring a donkey who experiences the good, the bad, and the beautiful in our world Reverence
Neptune Frost A mind-bending trip through a world both like and unlike our own. Connections
Hit the Road A delightful and deep exploration of Iranian politics through an intimate family lens. Love
All Quiet on the Western Front Gripping and graphic portrait of the war that changed the nature of combat. Peace
Argentina, 1985 Shocking and highly ethical presentation of genocide, justice, and empathy. Justice
Carmen A 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
Costa Brava, Lebanon Prophetic film about how a family handles the encroachment of toxic waste upon their home. Yearning
Happening An urgent tale of a search for an illegal abortion and a little compassion in an alienating environment. Compassion
Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy An effective trio of parabolic tales about the abundant mysterious potential in every mundane moment. Connections
Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom A transformative film set in Bhutan about finding happiness and cultivating a good heart. Transformation
Drive My Car A slow-moving meditation on alienation and connection. Connections
A Hero A powerful parable about ethics packed with moral complexity. Shadow
There Is No Evil A quartet of moral parables about the death penalty and personal liberty. Justice
Hive Story of a Kosovan woman who changes her patriarchal community through care, creativity, and the empowerment of other women. Kindness
Lamb A well-acted fable about the demands and consequences of interacting with animals. Nurturing
The Hand of God A coming-of-age story about all the people and circumstances contributing to that magical moment when a future path becomes clear. Attention
What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? A quietly affecting call for all of us to pay closer attention to the world around us. Attention
Azor A suspenseful drama about the woes of the wealthy during times of political uncertainties in Argentina. Shadow
I'm Your Man A spunky sci-fi dramedy that asks some good questions about what humans want in relationships and if AI beings should have rights. Love
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