Director Agnieszka Holland deftly presents a vision of genocide that is hard-hitting but never manipulative: the horror pervades the monochrome beauty of snow, skeletal trees, and pale, sunken faces.
As a potentially thoughtful drama (hey, this is PBS) set during a revolutionary and colonialist era, Beecham House falls as flat as papadum.
Adventurous jazz is not always as much fun to listen to as it is on Hero Trio, a stellar meeting of compositions, arrangements, and astute performances propelled by real passion.
Dance critic, scholar, performer, activist Sally Banes died on 14 June in Philadelphia.
Hinds’ shortcomings are readily apparent, but their infectious energy is undeniable.
There is a gemlike quality to this film: an emotional, earthbound portrayal of the lived experience of a black woman — fighting to make ends meet, retaining her integrity despite repeated indignities.
It has its flaws, but Love, Victor is a fun teen rom-com hat isn’t entirely rosy.
Proud excels when it makes the political personal, utilizing its characters as affecting markers for changing minds and hearts.
The exhilarating power of live music in a small club blazed forth whenever the momentum built loud and hard toward a stirring transition.
Self Made Man is a perfect piece of music for anyone eager to push, shove, jump, and shout after months of being told to stay put.