15
Sep

The Bookshop (7.5/10)

Florence Green, a free-spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop — the first such shop in the sleepy seaside town of Hardborough, England. But this mini social revolution soon brings her fierce enemies: she invites the hostility of the town’s less prosperous shopkeepers and also crosses Mrs. Gamart, […]

9
Sep

En guerre (6/10)

Malgré de lourds sacrifices financiers de la part des salariés et un bénéfice record de leur entreprise, la direction de l’usine Perrin Industrie décide néanmoins la fermeture totale du site. Accord bafoué, promesses non respectées, les 1100 salariés, emmenés par leur porte‑parole Laurent Amédéo, refusent cette décision brutale et vont tout tenter pour sauver leur […]

8
Sep

La Tenerezza (Tenderness) (8.5/10)

In post-WWII Naples, an enigmatic woman and her husband move in near a cynical widower, changing his life forever. Review Sharp, fascinating characters (even the kids) (+1)Big plot twist in the middle (+1)Dark, emotional story (+1/2)Met (high) expectations (+1) This is one of those movies I really like because it’s not relying on guns, explosions, […]

7
Sep

Searching (7/10)

David Kim becomes desperate when his 16-year-old daughter Margot disappears and an immediate police investigation leads nowhere. He soon decides to search the one place that no one else has — Margot’s laptop. Hoping to trace her digital footprints, David contacts her friends and looks at photos and videos for any possible clues to her […]

2
Sep

L’ultime voyage (6.5/10)

Abraham Bursztein, un tailleur juif de 88 ans, parvient à échapper à sa famille qui veut le placer dans une résidence pour personnes âgées. Il quitte alors Buenos Aires pour la Pologne avec la volonté de retrouver l’homme qui l’a sauvé d’une mort certaine à Auschwitz. Après plus de sept décennies, Abraham veut renouer avec […]

1
Sep

The Happytime Murders (6/10)

Review Medium expectations — met, not exceeded (+0)Good puppet work (+1/2)Bad taste humor (+1)Melissa McCarthy (-1/2)Decent story (+1/2)Did not sustain my interest until the end (-1/2) I love muppets and this Henson Alternative production takes them where few (other than Peter Jackson and, perhaps, Joss Whedon) have taken them. It’s kind of Bad Taste meets […]

1
Sep

Crazy Rich Asians (7/10)

Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. She’s also surprised to learn that Nick’s family is extremely wealthy and he’s considered one of the country’s most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far […]

29
Aug

Mission Impossible – Fallout (3.5/10)

Ethan Hunt and the IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer John Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons […]

29
Aug

Papillon (6.5/10)

The epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil’s Island. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon’s escape. […]

29
Aug

Le rire de ma mère (4.5/10)

Adrien, timide, n’a pas la vie facile. Bousculé depuis que ses parents sont séparés, il partage son temps entre son père et sa mère. Un jour, il prend conscience d’une douloureuse vérité qui va tout changer, non seulement pour lui, mais également pour toute sa famille. Le jeune garçon se met à jouer dans une […]