Review: Operation Mincemeat, a WWII spy operation that worked
Operation Mincemeat was an elaborate deception by the British. It took place in 1943. The purpose was to convince the Nazis that Britain was going to invade Greece, when in fact, the target was Sicily.
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.
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.
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. Spoilers ahead.