Reviews

An adaptation of a famous Russian play, ‘The Seagull’ never gets off the ground.

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‘Hearts Beat Loud’ is a candid, sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking look at what it’s like to grow up as a young woman when you’ve lost your mother and your father hasn’t regained the emotional strength to move on.

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‘Incredibles 2’ sports inventive choreography, amazing animation detail, and stylish production design that beg to be seen on the big screen. It’s recycled main conflict is the only thing keeping it from being a stone-cold classic.

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‘Ocean’s 8’ provides thrills and delight in this new heist film with an all-star cast that even you would be okay stealing from you.

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Hampered by characters that don’t make a lot of sense, a story that is a predictable, convoluted mess, and acting that wouldn’t pass muster in a traveling U.S.O. company, ‘Susu’ does just about everything wrong.

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‘Adrift’ finds two lovers stranded in the Pacific Ocean with only their love, stamina and a damaged boat keeping them alive.

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A touching tribute to a true titan of American theatre, ‘Every Act of Life’ is a fine documentary whose only real failing is a reluctance to challenge its subject or the viewer.

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‘The Rider’ is a slow trot through broken dreams resolved by hope and friendship.

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‘Return to Mount Kennedy’ simultaneously finds a way to relay an old story about American royalty while fleshing out one man’s journey to reinvent himself and reconcile the self-harvested demons of his past.

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The best—and worst thing—you can say about Solo: A Star Wars Story is that it is a fun throwback.

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Thematically inconsistent at times, there’s two portions of ‘Afghan Cycles’: both of them considerate, important, and very well made.

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‘Sadie’ is a film about a small community whose children are a litmus test for a bigger world moving in a dark direction.

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In ‘Disobedience’ two Rachels, Weisz and McAdams, find themselves in a forbidden romance that test their communities religious morals.

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‘The Russian Five’ is an engaging peek behind professional hockey’s iron curtain, and is stocked full of laughs, tears, blood, and stitches.

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A half-Woke fever-dream populated by big ideas and half-finished epiphanies, ‘Bodied’ is a bad film with a lot of good ideas.

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