March 20

Film Stars Dont Die in Liverpool (2017)

an engrossing study of the demons that lay in waiting somewhere in the space beyond stardom

March 14

Red Sparrow (2018)

a pre-Weinstein era espionage thriller full of gratuitous violence and degradation of women

March 05

A Fantastic Woman (2018)

a powerful portrait of the transgender experience

February 26

Finding Your Feet (2018)

a gentle British rom-com laced with upper-class ridicule and feminist self-discovery.

February 21

Winchester (2018)

a standard spook with a message on the morality of guns

February 14

Molly’s Game (2017)

a lightweight expose of the seedy world of high-stakes gambling

February 07

Lucky (2017)

a poignantly introspective essay on aging and death