Film Reviews

The Favourite A battle of wits and wiles with absolutely delicious performances. Shadow
The Charmer (Charmoren) A spare psychological thriller chronicling an immigrant’s desperate attempt to belong, thrive, and connect. Questing
22 July A thought-provoking drama about the reactions to a lone terrorist who kills 77 people in Norway in 2011. Shadow
Mary Queen of Scots A fascinating costume drama propelled by a poignant performance by Saoirse Ronan. Shadow
Suspiria A wildly grandiose thriller packed with heady commentary on individual and collective guilt and shame. Shadow
If Beale Street Could Talk A masterwork about resilient young love and the challenges faced by blacks in racist America. Love
Support the Girls A thematically rich dramady about three women who bond together in response to the humiliations at their workplace. Kindness
Green Book A road movie turned buddy movie about the friendship between two very different men. You
Can You Ever Forgive Me? A quirky chronicle of forgery, creativity, and an artist’s search for identity. Shadow
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Six stories set in the Old West, each with a message about mortality. Questing
Becoming Astrid A rousing biopicture about the popular and unconventional children's book writer. You
Beautiful Boy An informative and important drama about a family coping with the effects of crystal meth addiction. Love
Wildlife An impressive domestic drama illustrating emotional literary and the spiritual practice of impermanence. You
Private Life A dramady carried by many magic moments of heartache and humor. Nurturing
Bikini Moon A meandering mockumentary with flights of fantasy and fierce social critique. Meaning
Monsters and Men A muted but majestic exploration of explosive violence, ethical conundrums, and elusive justice. Justice
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
A-X-L Intriguing sci-fi thriller that explores what can happen when robots become smarter than humans. Questing
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