Only the Brave

Only the BraveDirector: Joseph Kosinski
Run Time: 2h 14m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 4.0

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.
– Thucydides

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Victoria and Abdul

Victoria and AbdulDirector: Stephen Frears
Run Time: 1h 51m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.0

Dame Judi Dench earns 2 full stars all on her own. Her costar Ali Fazal is another solid star. The rest of Victoria and Abdul is entirely forgettable.
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Testament of Youth

Testament of YouthDirector: James Kent
Run Time: 2h 9m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 4.5

Testament of Youth is a subtle masterpiece. It’s another low-key release that deserves more attention. A tragic tale of love and war, this story delivers old fashioned romance and a glimpse into one woman’s journey through WWI. Continue reading