Disobedience, a lesbian psychodrama romance set in an Orthodox Jewish community in North London, is Lelio’s follow up to A Fantastic Woman, and it is as stubbornly obedient as its title suggests it should be transgressive.
Set It Up is so smart that it almost attains singularity, just not enough for the average Netflix viewer to be unchill with it.
All I Want, a smart little indie co-written by the actress Melissa Center and debut director West Liang, is the millennial attempt to beat The Big Chill.
Every director strives for honesty, but few achieve it so sincerely as Lynn Shelton does in Outside In.
The appeal for a movie like Adrift, where both Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin get lost at sea for forty-one real days or ninety-six minutes of reel time, depends on whether ones Divergent and Hunger Games memories can compete with director Baltasar Kormakur’s flashbacks, hallucinations and squishy ocean recreations.