FlixChatter Review: Saint Omer (2022) – a restrained but heart-wrenching human drama by Alice Diop

Thanks to NEON’s FYC DVD screener pack that I’m able to watch this last month. It’s on my Top 15 Honorable Mentions of 2022 and it was very close to being on my final Top 10. Saint Omer refers to a Northwestern French town called Saint-Omer where Rama, a French-Senegalese literature professor, and novelist, attends …

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FlixChatter Review: Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

Review by: Vitali Gueron Denzel Washington is at the top of his game in the new movie Roman J. Israel, Esq. from writer/director Dan Gilroy. Having seen and been impressed by Gilroy’s 2014 debut film Nightcrawler (with Jake Gyllenhaal), I was curious what the director had in store for us. This film starts out slow, with Roman (Washington)’s firm …

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