Category: review

REVIEW: Downhill (2020)

Billie (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and Pete Staunton (Will Ferrell) take a vacation with their two sons to an Austrian ski resort. When an avalanche threatens to kill them over lunch, Pete runs - leaving his wife and children behind, and opening up an emotional rift in their relationship. Downhill, the first feature from Disney's newly acquired ...

REVIEW: Honeyland (2019)

Hatidže Muratova lives with her elderly mother in an abandoned mountainside village in North Macedonia. Her house has no electricity or running water. Nobody lives for miles around. Hatidže makes a living keeping bees - she is one of the last of Macedonia's wild beekeepers - and carefully tends to the local hives, selling their ...

REVIEW: The Mystery of Henri Pick (2018)

An editor for a French publishing company uncovers an abandoned and unpublished manuscript by small-town pizza chef Henri Pick - now dead for two years. When the published book becomes a literary sensation, all of France is enamoured with the discovery of a new literary genius - all except for prickly literary critic and TV ...

REVIEW: La Belle Époque (2019)

Victor (Daniel Auteuil) is a retired comic book creator in his 60s. When his wife (Fanny Ardant) demands a divorce, he takes up the offer to participate in an exclusive performative experience in which a team of technicians and actors recreate the historical setting of his choosing. Most clients select famous periods of French history; ...

REVIEW: The Wolf’s Call (2019)

Chanteraide (François Civil) is a sonar specialist assigned to a French submarine. After a near-contact reveals an unidentified submarine of Russian design, he risks his career and criminal arrest in an attempt to properly identify the new vehicle. Meanwhile Russian aggression in Scandinavia risks all-out nuclear war with France - and Chanteraide's mystery submarine appears ...