Reviews

Critic's Notebook: Morgan Freeman's Quiet Climb to Extraordinary
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:00:00 +0000

THR's Todd McCarthy pays tribute to the "stealth and steadiness" of the Oscar-winning star, who will receive the life achievement honor at the SAG Awards on Jan. 21.

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'What Haunts Us': Film Review
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:47:39 +0000

Paige Goldberg Tolmach's 'What Haunts Us' looks at student molestation at a private school and the community that allowed it to happen.

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'Atomic Homefront': Film Review
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:49:10 +0000

Rebecca Cammisa's doc 'Atomic Homefront' looks at the St. Louis-area site of radioactive waste dating back to the Manhattan Project.

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'Cook Off': Film Review
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:10:03 +0000

Ten years after its festival debut, Cathryn Michon's mock-doc ensemble film 'Cook Off' gets a theatrical premiere.

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'Yeva': Film Review
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:34:00 +0000

Armenia’s Oscar submission 'Yeva' is an Armenian-Iranian coproduction set against the background of regional tensions.

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‘The Bookshop’: Film Review
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:27:36 +0000

Isabel Coixet adapts Penelope Fitzgerald’s 1978 novel about a woman’s struggles to bring a bit of literary culture to an English town that badly needs it.

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'I Remember You': Film Review
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:03:55 +0000

An elderly woman's suicide leads to a series of mysterious events in the Icelandic horror thriller 'I Remember You.'

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'Tormenting the Hen': Film Review
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:55:41 +0000

Two women at a remote retreat deal with an intrusive neighbor in Theodore Collatos' drama 'Tormenting the Hen.'

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'Father and Son' ('Cha Cong Con'): Film Review
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:10:36 +0000

A fisherman brings his ailing son to the city for medical treatment in 'Father and Son,' Vietnam's entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

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'Rebels on Pointe': Film Review
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:36:41 +0000

Bobbi Jo Hart's doc 'Rebels on Pointe' introduces the male ballerinas of the famed Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo.

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'Destined': Film Review
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:47:43 +0000

The central character in Qasim Basir's drama 'Destined' is seen living two very different parallel lives.

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'A Murder in Mansfield': Film Review
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:24:35 +0000

Barbara Kopple's documentary 'A Murder in Mansfield' focuses on Collier Landry, whose father murdered his mother when he was a young boy.

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'Newton': Film Review
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:06:03 +0000

India's Oscar hopeful 'Newton' is a political satire about a bureaucrat whose mission is to conduct free and fair elections in a tribal backwater.

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'Justice League': Film Review
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:50:00 +0000

Wonder Woman bails out a battle-fatigued Batman and Superman in 'Justice League,' Warner Bros.' latest DC Comics-derived extravaganza.

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'Village Rockstars': Film Review | Mumbai 2017
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 21:00:35 +0000

A 10-year-old tomboy in a rural Indian village wants a guitar in Rima Das’ slice-of-life tale, 'Village Rockstars.'

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