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I’m glad to report Jane is well-made, a beautiful work about Goodall that reiterates the significance of her life’s work in an emotionally salient way.

Faces Places

Art as empathy, art as remembrance - this documentary is a gift of kindness.


A sensory piece that doesn't offer much more than that.


"Columbus" is a solemn ode that offers more in tone and reflection than character and story.

Ingrid Goes West

An uncomfortable black comedy about the nature of friendship in the social media age.


"Dunkirk" is dazzling cinema, an all-time war movie and a genuine thrill ride in the purest sense.

War for the Planet of the Apes

“War for the Planet of the Apes” is boring.

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man has finally received a film worthy of all the character represents. A funny, heart-filled take on the premier teenage superhero, and it's about time.