MOVIES

Solzhenitsyn

The First Circle (1973) – Review by Pauline Kael

Solzhenitsyn’s “The First Circle” is a view of the top echelon of the slave-labor world — the mathematicians, scientists, engineers, and professors working in a technical institute near Moscow.

Minamata (2020)

Minamata (2020) – Transcript

War photographer W. Eugene Smith travels back to Japan where he documents the devastating effect of mercury poisoning in coastal communities.

Oslo (2021)

Oslo (2021) – Transcript

Recounts the true-life, previously secret, back-channel negotiations in the development of the pivotal 1990s Oslo Peace Accords between Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization.

Cruella (2021)

Cruella (2021) – Transcript

Before she becomes Cruella de Vil, teenaged Estella has a dream. She wishes to become a fashion designer, having been gifted with talent, innovation, and ambition all in equal measures.

Wrath of Man (2021)

Wrath of Man (2021) – Transcript

The plot follows H, a cold and mysterious character working at a cash truck company responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around Los Angeles each week.

Army of the Dead (2021)

Army of the Dead (2021) – Transcript

Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.

Those Who Wish Me Dead

Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021) – Transcript

A teenage murder witness finds himself pursued by twin assassins in the Montana wilderness with a survival expert tasked with protecting him — and a forest fire threatening to consume them all.

Together Together (2021)

Together Together (2021) – Transcript

When a young loner becomes the gestational surrogate for a single man in his 40s, the two strangers come to realize this unexpected relationship will challenge their perceptions of connection, boundaries and the particulars of love.