The Women’s Balcony: A Shining Beacon of Warmth and Maturity

In a medium saturated with heavily one-sided films about religion, The Women’s Balcony is a shining beacon of warmth, maturity, and introspection. Now one of Israel’s highest grossing films, The Women’s Balcony entertainingly examines a culture and belief system in such a way that the beauty and truth of human behavior is revealed despite the specificity of its topic.


TV Recap: Brooklyn Nine-Nine: 9 Days (3.12)

While in the middle of solving a high-profile mafia-related case, Holt and Jake contract a case of the mumps and decide to be quarantined together. They think they’ll have the energy to find Joey Girabaldi while the illness runs its course but must ultimately battle a concerned Amy and the rigors of high fevers and huge goiters to get results. Incoherent and lost In their own illness-ridden minds, time seems to be running out…


Cannes: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Yorgos Lanthimos is back in Cannes with his sinister and dark-humored psychological thriller The Killing of a Sacred Deer, a film he co-wrote with his regular collaborator Efthimis Filippou. Together, they have already co-written the critically acclaimed and award-winning films Alps, Dogtooth and The…