Augustine Film Review
Writer/director Alice Winocour uses historical fact as the basis for her powerful debut feature. A young woman suffering mysterious seizures is committed to a hospital for female "hysterics". A seductive game begins between Augustine, who wants her life back, and the controlling Dr. Charcot.
The Face of Love Film Review
An adult drama that hovers on the edge of suspense, "The Face of Love" stars Annette Bening as a grieving widow who chances upon her deceased husband's exact twin. How long can she keep her new love, played by Ed Harris, from discovering the truth?
The Connection Film Review
Jean Dujardin stars as Pierre Michel, an investigative judge determined to wipe out crime boss Gaetan Zampa. Filmed on location in Marseille, "The Connection" is an elegant and sophisticated take on the period crime thriller.
Open Hearts Film Review
A Danish doctor finds his life disrupted when his wife accidentally runs down a young graduate student about to be married. Susanne Bier directed this critically acclaimed Dogme 95 film. What is Dogme 95? Read on.
Spotlight Film Review
A film in the tradition of "All The President's Men", "Spotlight" follows a team of investigative journalists as they uncover widespread sexual abuse perpetrated against children by Catholic priests. "Spotlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2016.
Learning to Drive Film Review
A woman stunned by the dissolution of her marriage regains a sense of self-reliance by learning to drive. Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley star in this thoughtful drama from director Isabel Coixet.
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