Moonlight

Release: Friday, October 21, 2016 (limited) [Theater] Written by: Barry Jenkins Directed by: Barry Jenkins There’s a moment late in Barry Jenkins’ new film featuring a blown-out Naomie Harris desperate for a cigarette, in the way a recovering crack-addict is desperate for a cigarette. Her violently trembling hands fail her, prompting the assistance of her son, for whom she has spent a lifetimeContinue reading “Moonlight”

Carol

Release: Friday, November 20, 2015 (limited) [Theater] Written by: Phyllis Nagy Directed by: Todd Haynes Carol is a conventional romance saved by less conventional characters and a fairly satisfying resolution. It may be happily ever after (sort of), but as far as the population at large in the 1950s was concerned, no such thing existed for those identifying asContinue reading “Carol”

The Imitation Game

Release: Friday, November 28, 2014 [Theater]  Written by: Graham Moore Directed by: Morten Tyldum The most glorious name in the biz has found a way to take his game to yet another level. It’s far too easy to get caught up in the minutia of how authentic Benedict Cumberbatch’s interpretation of one of Britain’s greatest minds comes across, without givingContinue reading “The Imitation Game”