SCREEN > CAPSULES

By Genevieve Valentine

Submarine drama "Black Sea" skillfully treads the genre

Director Kevin Macdonald knows to let his actors propel sluggish moments, from tense face-offs to the navigation, their journey a tiny dot on a vast ocean.

READ MORE
Posted Jan. 28, 2015 | Comments: 0

SCREEN > CAPSULES

By Genevieve Valentine

"Mommy" disturbs, but doesn't quite connect

It's an ambitious film about the dark side of family, but at the end, you'll be left wondering what you think.

READ MORE
Posted Jan. 28, 2015 | Comments: 0

SCREEN > CAPSULES

By Genevieve Valentine

Cotillard transfixes amid the tension in "Two Days, One Night"

Her character's every smile’s a revelation, every crying jag achingly understandable, and her turmoil makes the movie feel as much a thriller as a family drama.

READ MORE
Posted Jan. 21, 2015 | Comments: 1

SCREEN > CAPSULES

By Genevieve Valentine

The beauty of grim "Leviathan" lies in its landscapes

Cinematographer Mikhail Krichman imbues every shot of the land with light and dark, colors and grays, like life moving across it. But the cast is also excellent.

READ MORE
Posted Jan. 21, 2015 | Comments: 0

MORE...