Archives for: 2017, week 46

Friday, November 17, 2017

Actress-turned-playwright Jocelyn Bioh's debut comedy School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play depicts catfighting among the students at a girls' boarding school in Ghana, competing for a place in a beauty pageant. To read my Hollywood Reporter revi… more »

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Barbara Kopple's documentary A Murder in Mansfield focuses on Collier Landry, whose father killed his mother when he was a young boy. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here. The central character in Qasim Basir's drama Destined is seen livin… more »

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Danny Boyle directed an all-star cast--including Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Susan Sarandon, Jason Alexander, Common, Audra McDonald, Andrew Garfield and Anne Hathaway, among many others--in a one-night-only benefit performance… more »

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Rebecca Carpenter's documentary Requiem for a Running Back profiles her late football player father, who suffered from CTE. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here. An aspiring artist finds that the road to romance is bumpy in Matthew Fine's c… more »

Monday, November 13, 2017

Claire Ferguson's documentary Destination Unknown features interviews with a dozen Holocaust survivors. To read my Hollywood Reporter review, click here. Victoria Negri's debut feature Gold Star features the late Robert Vaughn in his final screen appea… more »