Beatriz at Dinner (2017)

Beatriz is a healer, a holistic health practitioner, whose car breaks down at a wealthy client’s house after she gave her a massage.  The client invites her to stay for a celebratory dinner party her husband and herself are hosting that night.  Like a fish out of water, Beatriz has dinner with three extremely wealthy couples with whom she has little to nothing in common.

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No Place to Fall (2017) [Dances with Films 2017]

Normally, this reviewer covers films, short and feature lengths, but this time and exception was made and a pilot for a hopeful TV series is being reviewed.  Why the exception to this old curmudgeon’s habits?  The short film “Survivor Type” by the same director was absolutely fantastic so viewing and reviewing more of his work had to happen.

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Unseen (2017) [San Francisco Documentary Film Festival 2017]

In Cleveland, a murderer and rapist is accumulating victims while people do not seem to care about the missing women.  This documentary explores his victims, through surviving family members and, most importantly, through surviving victims.  This is done with interviews, court footage, and information written on the screen.

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Wonder Woman (2017)

Diana grew up to become an Amazon warrior.  Little did she know, she was much more than that and when the time comes, she heads to war with a man who crashed near the island she lives on with only women.  There she discovers her full potential as much more than a warrior, but also a hero.

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