There is an old gospel song, “This world is not my home, I’m just a-passing through”. A bit of that sense of temporariness is what we find in Transit from German director Christian Penzold. There are various aspects of this film that may leave us a bit off-balance, but that just adds to the depth… [Read More]
Jacques Rivette’s La Religieuse (The Nun) was the center of controversy in France. Banned for over a year by the Minister of Information in 1965, the film was a battleground of the culture wars of the day.
This may be the perfect time for The Wife to find its way to the screen. It seems almost tailor made for the Time’s Up movement. . . . This film truly speaks to that issue in a clear and loud voice.
I have a t-shirt that reads “The older I get the better I was.” That sentiment immediately came to mind when I watched The Sense of an Ending. It is a story of memory of past times, but we see that those memories may not be a reliable recounting of what happened.
The Great Gilly Hopkins is a story about the meaning of family. [It is] based on the long-popular YA book by Katherine Paterson (which won a National Book Award and a Newbery Honor).