Posts Tagged ‘abuse’


Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Women Talking” & “Saint Omer”

  WOMEN TALKING (UA/MGM/Amazon – December 9):  In an insular Mennonite community, the woman have always believed what the men told them, that when they awake to discover evidence of sexual assault and thereafter som...
by Mitch Salem


ShowbuzzDaily Sundance 2022 Reviews: “God’s Country” & “Phoenix Rising”

  GOD’S COUNTRY (no distrib):  A deliberative character study that’s also a thriller of sorts, anchored by one of the best performances of Thandiwe Newton’s career.  When two hunters (Joris Jarsky and Y...
by Mitch Salem




  There are any number of ways the story of Linda Lovelace and Deep Throat could be told to make a potentially fascinating movie, from the sociological to the political, the personal to the satiric.  The laziest–o...
by Mitch Salem