The Exception

Exception, TheDirector: David Leveaux
Run Time: 1h 47m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.0

Do I believe in love? Absolutely.
Do I believe in The Exception? Not entirely.
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Anthropoid

AnthropoidDirector: Sean Ellis
Run Time: 2h 0m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.5

Next to Hitler, General Reinhard Heydrich was one of the most evil men of WWII. He was responsible for the “Final Solution” to the “Jewish Question” and other brutal acts during the rise of Nazi Germany. He had many names, one being The Butcher of Prague. Continue reading

Son of Saul

Son of SaulDirector: László Nemes
Run Time: 1h 47m
MPAA: R
Stars: 5.0

Son of Saul (aka Saul fia) is the most heart-breaking thing I’ve ever witnessed. While I can’t say I enjoy feeling like I’m getting sucker-punched for almost two hours straight, I have immense respect for this film and the story it tells. Continue reading

Woman in Gold

Woman in GoldDirector: Simon Curtis
Run Time: 1h 49m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.0

Woman in Gold is simply…pleasant. Given the source material I’m not sure whether that’s a good thing, but it doesn’t suck. How could a film with such great acting and a seemingly moving story fall short of being magnificent? Pace and character arc, my friend. Continue reading