Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical review
Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical was a complete surprise to me. I was expecting music, dancing, and a happy, cheerful children’s story. There was music and dancing, but Matilda’s story turned out to be a dark fantasy about child abuse and neglect.
Luxor is slow and introspective
Luxor is a quiet and meditative journey through a few days with the main character, played by Andrea Riseborough. She’s spending a brief leave in Luxor, a place where she had a history years ago. The film is almost silent and very little in the way of action happens. It’s streaming on Prime Video.
The Kindness of Strangers moves slowly toward survival
The Kindness of Strangers is a slow moving story of one woman’s escape from an abuser. Zoe Kazan plays the woman. She took her two sons and fled in the middle of the night. What happened when she reached New York City forms the story. There are some spoilers ahead. The film is on Prime […]