Film Reviews

Wildlife An impressive domestic drama illustrating emotional literary and the spiritual practice of impermanence. You
What They Had A wonderfully human portrait of a family facing a crisis that brings them all to a deeper, richer, and more rewarding life together in love. Love
Every Act of Life A love letter to a well-lived life in the theater. Imagination
On Her Shoulders The inspiring spiritual odyssey of a young Yazidi woman who has brought hope to her people. Hope
Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram Story of the Nigerian school girls kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram now adjusting to being released. Shadow
Burning (Beoning) An ambiguous morality tale about love, loss, class, and jealousy. Yearning
The Guilty (Den Skyldige) A tense chamber thriller that packs a gut-wrenching punch, even without special effects! Justice
Private Life A dramady carried by many magic moments of heartache and humor. Nurturing
First Man Story of NASA's quest to land a man on the moon and the reluctant hero who took that first historic step. Questing
Bikini Moon A meandering mockumentary with flights of fantasy and fierce social critique. Meaning
A Star is Born Love story about two musicians finding it difficult to believe in themselves and their unique voices. You
The Sisters Brothers A revisionist Western romp with surprisingly sensitive hitmen. Questing
Monsters and Men A muted but majestic exploration of explosive violence, ethical conundrums, and elusive justice. Justice
Matangi/Maya/M.I.A An intimate portrait of an artist courting the intersection of creativity and controversy. Imagination
Fahrenheit 11/9 A powerful, even frightening, documentary on what's happening to America's democracy. Justice
Intelligent Lives A solid case for tearing down the walls created by intelligence testing supported by the uplifting stories of those whose have escaped this segregation. You
Tea with the Dames Entertaining conversations among four grand Dames of the English theatre and film scene about their public and private lives. You
The Land of Steady Habits An engaging and well-acted drama about the challenges of middle age and suburban living. You
A Simple Favor A female daring duo spread chaos in suburbia. You
Bel Canto An illustration of how music can help people reach across political and socioeconomic divides. Beauty
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