DIFF 2017 Review: Wong Chun’s ‘Mad World’

“Its megaphone messaging is lost in the noise of its own desperation.”

DIFF 2017 Review: James Gray’s ‘The Lost City of Z’

‘It cannot be understated: ‘The Lost City of Z’ is a revelation.’

DIFF 2017 Review: Feng Xiaogang’s ‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’

“‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’ brilliantly executes its high-concept, formal experimentation perfectly. In doing so, it embodies a vision that harmonizes the theoretical with the actual.”

DIFF 2017 Review: Noël Wells’ ‘Mr. Roosevelt’

“Despite its over-moralizing and trite narrative, the film’s sweetness and Noël Wells’ promise make ‘Mr. Roosevelt’ a comedy worth spending 90 minutes with.”

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DIFF 2017 Reviews: ‘Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl’ and ‘Los Presentes’

“The ambition and concept are good to have, it just takes a lot more work to match the craft and care of Bergman, Altman or Lynch.”

DIFF 2017 Review: Peter Bratt’s ‘Dolores’

“In a time such as ours, ‘Dolores’ delivers a vision of community organization and social flourishment that can usher in a new reality for America’s masses.”