Tag Archives: In a Better World

Movies to See Right Now

The searing drama Incendies is the year’s best film so far. Upon their mother’s death, a young man and woman learn for the first time of their father and their brother and journey from Quebec to the Middle East to … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Don’t miss Cave of Forgotten Dreams while it can be seen in 3D;  Werner Herzog explores the amazing 30,000 year old Chauvet cave paintings.  In the fine French drama Queen to Play, a working class woman discovers a passion for … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Don’t miss Source Code, a gripping scifi thriller with intelligence and heart, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga and Michelle Monaghan.  Poetry is a troubling, uncomfortable and profound film with a great performance by Koran actress Jeong-hie Yun.  In a Better … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

The Must See film is Source Code, a gripping scifi thriller with intelligence and heart, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga and Michelle Monaghan. Carancho is an Argentine love story nestled into a dark and violent noirish thriller, starring Ricardo Darin … Continue reading

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In a Better World: an ambitious contemplation on violence

How do we respond to violence without perpetuating a cycle of violence?  What and how do we tell our kids?  Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier (Brothers/Brodre, After the Wedding, Things We Lost in the Fire) takes on these questions through the … Continue reading

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Updated Movies to See Right Now

The Must See film is Source Code, a gripping scifi thriller with intelligence and heart, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga and Michelle Monaghan.   Hanna is a rip roaring girl-power thriller starring Saiorse Ronan as a 16-year-old raised in the … Continue reading

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Best Movies of 2011 – So Far

I’ve starting my running list of Best Movies of 2011 – So Far.  So far, I’ve included Source Code, Carancho, Potiche and The Adjustment Bureau. There are some intriguing candidates coming out soon, including Poetry, In a Better World, Incendies, … Continue reading

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All New Movies to See Right Now

The Must See film is Source Code, a gripping scifi thriller with intelligence and heart, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga and Michelle Monaghan. Carancho is an Argentine love story nestled into a dark and violent noirish thriller, starring Ricardo Darin … Continue reading

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Movies: Best Bets for April

You can see trailers and descriptions of upcoming films at Movies I’m Looking Forward To. I’ve seen Potiche,  which opens April 1.  It’s a delightful French farce of feminist self-discovery, the funniest movie in over a year, and another showcase … Continue reading

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