Ed Rampell: popcorn munchers at the local multiplex used to superheroes, explosions and car chases would likely find this 2-hour foreign film subtitled in English to be excruciatingly slow – only “redeemed” by its hot lesbian sex scenes.
Ed Rampell: Miroshnichenko’s camera coldly but compassionately reveals the bleak realities of daily life for the inmates, who often wear drab brown skirts, black tights, prison boots and blue winter jackets to protect them from the cold.
Ed Rampell: Alfre Woodard, one of our elder stateswomen of thespianism, delivers a powerhouse of a performance as the prison warden, Bernardine Williams, Clemency’s main character.
Ed Rampell: Don’t be surprised if both Sir Anthony and Pryce are nominated for Best Actor for their superlative work in this film about the two Bishops of Rome.
Ed Rampell: Academy Award winning Australian filmmaker Eva Orner’s well-made documentary Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator is an 86-minute creepfest perfect for the #MeToo Movement and moment.