Film Reviews

Ever After (Endzeit) A zombie fairy tale more interested in growth than gore. Shadow
Our Time (Nuestro Tiempo) A quietly brutal interrogation of fidelity, power, and jealousy. Shadow
Non-Fiction A dramedy about all the ways digital technology is shaking the book publishing world to its core. Transformation
Ash Is Purest White An affecting epic melodrama exploring time, regret, and change. Transformation
My Son (Mon Garcon) A throttling study of the toxic dynamics of anger. Shadow
Sauvage/Wild A uniquely moving tale of a sex worker’s search for connection. Connections
A Fortunate Man (Lykke-Per) The visions, flaws, and setbacks of a gifted young man who wants to be a Master of the Universe. You
Pig (Khook) A pitch-black comedic skewering of modern culture and artistic ego. Shadow
The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat Agaci) A slow-paced, soul-searching character study. Connections
Woman at War A watershed Icelandic film which will speak to the hearts and minds of all committed women who are working toward the creation of an ecological world. Justice
And Breathe Normally A moving story that showcases the need for openness and hospitality in our increasingly constricted world. Openness
The Heiresses (Las Herederas) A delicate and reserved portrait of later-life transformation. Transformation
Roma A cinematic valentine to a Mexican maid whose kindness has a positive impact on all those around her. Kindness
What Will People Say A riveting drama about the toxic energy that fundamentalists can unleash on those they want to control. Justice
Happy As Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice) A symbol-filled fable fixated on innocence, holiness, and inhumanity. X-The Mystery
Burning (Beoning) An ambiguous morality tale about love, loss, class, and jealousy. Yearning
Museo (Museum) An unconventional heist film with humor, heart, and smarts to spare. Yearning
I Am Not a Witch An assured and surreal interrogation of misogyny and superstition. Transformation
The Cakemaker A subtle, unexpected love story steeped in pain. Love
Memoir of War (La Douleur) An emotionally intelligent French film about a woman dealing with the losses of wartime. Love
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