Beast, with a breathtaking performance from Jessie Buckley

Beast examines the hidden bestiality in the human psyche. This grim story stars a brilliant Jessie Buckley in a role that won her awards. Director Michael Pearce also won awards for this film. It’s streaming on Prime Video.

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The Dig unearths an Anglo Saxon treasure

The Dig is based on a true story about the excavation of an Anglo Saxon era ship from a mound on an English manor. The site was Sutton Hoo. The story is set in 1938 against the background of impending war. It’s on Netflix.

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Review: Song One

Song One is about family. Anne Hathaway plays Franny, a PhD student who gets a call to come home when her brother Henry (Ben Rosenfield) is hit by a car. Their mother is played by Mary Steenburgen.

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