Pure Sorkin, for better and for worse, The Trial of the Chicago 7 is a solid, old-fashioned courtroom drama.
A delicate, if at times cold, character-driven tale of hardship and acceptance.
A rich, deep intellectual exercise, The Surrogate explores questions with no easy answers, and clocking in at a brisk 90 minutes, it doesn’t belabor its points or overstay its welcome.
There’s something here for you if you love dialogue-heavy dramas, but this play doesn’t quite click.
Babyteeth is messy, it does not tie loose ends, and it is not concerned with finding silver linings under its dark clouds. But there is compelling drama in that.
House of Hummingbird is thought-provoking and touching in the way it follows its protagonist, but its value is marred by its sluggish pace and overly long runtime.
One of Kaufman’s most experimental works, this film is an intriguing trip that blurs the border between memory and reality.
Saint Frances’ greatest transgression is talking: talking about things that are commonplace in women’s lives but still seen as taboo, or uncouth.
End of the Century is not as impactful as it could have been, but it builds an evocative atmosphere that explores the road not travelled.
A deranged mix of crime and family drama, propped up by Mackay’s unblinking magnetism, fun and stylish when it’s at its best.