In the extremely enjoyable Queen & Country legendary English director John Boorman treads familiar ground we've seen in various films.
My movie buddy and I didn't really mind seeing a movie about pretentious people, but we felt that the entire thing was pretentious.
This play is essentially about fringe characters yearning to get away from their boring existences.
The film Field of Honor puts the viewer in mind of the adage, "It's a rich man's war and a poor man's fight."
The Water Engine opens in the red glow of flames from a factory furnace, while workers operate drill presses and grinding wheels in a shower of sparks.
Swiss co-writer/director Stefan Haupt's The Circle (Der Kreis) is a strong fact-based drama about the struggle for gay rights in Switzerland.
Sandra urgently struggles to get her job back by reversing a vote taken by her co-workers to continue working with one less worker and each receive a 1,000 euro bonus.
Seven Days in May is a fine example of art that entertains but that also provides strong insight.
The picture "10 Items or Less," from 2006, is the sort of gentle, insightful film I wish they made more of.
The "Afonya" story remains relatable and enjoyable today as well as being an interesting glimpse into the ups and downs of the Soviet experiment.