DVD Reviews

The Bookshop A compelling performance by Emily Mortimer as a middle-aged woman who makes a courageous move. You
Madeline’s Madeline A kinetic, surreal, and utterly unique coming-of-age drama. Questing
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
King in the Wilderness An extraordinary documentary on the last 18 months of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s selfless and harrowing spiritual journey. Justice
The King Documentary about the rise and decline of Elvis Presley as a metaphor for the rise and decline of America. Meaning
Fahrenheit 11/9 A powerful, even frightening, documentary on what's happening to America's democracy. Justice
Little Pink House A vehement critique of economic injustice, class warfare and corporate power. Justice
Colette A lush, elegant biopic chronicling a life lived outside the lines. Imagination
Pope Francis — A Man of His Word An inspiring profile of the Catholic Pope who truly walks his talk about love, mercy, and service. Love
Pick of the Litter A remarkably suspenseful account of the service dog training of five puppies. Kindness
The Miseducation of Cameron Post A sensitive exploration of sexuality, spirituality, and self-determination. Questing
We the Animals A poignant portrait of three brothers growing up amidst poverty and patriarchy who are seeking more from their lives. Questing
Disobedience A compelling drama about a prodigal daughter, lesbian love, and free will choices that enrich lives. Love
Christopher Robin Charming story about an adult rediscovering his inner child. Play
The Children Act A towering performance by Emma Thompson as a British high court judge confronted by a complicated case and her own domestic challenges. Meaning
Puzzle A lovely film about friendship and the challenges of middle age. Transformation
BlacKkKlansman A stylish and satirical indictment of the legacy of white supremacy. Shadow
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Prequel and sequel to the musical and movie propelled by the jubilant music of Abba. Love
Dark Money An expose of how political campaigns are being funded with little or no disclosure of where the money is coming from. Shadow
American Chaos Interviews with Trump supporters in the 2016 Presidential campaign that prove passion beats pragmatism. Listening
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