Sean Means Movie Reviews for January 6th, 2022


Torn – mountain-climbing documentary – Broadway – 3 stars

“Alex Lowe’s ill-fated climb and his son’s arduous journey to return to the spot where his father perished.” via IMDB

Director: Max Lowe

Starring: Conrad Anker, Alex Lowe, Isaac Lowe


A Hero – prisoner drama from Iran – Broadway – 4 stars

“Rahim is in prison because of a debt he was unable to repay. During a two-day leave, he tries to convince his creditor to withdraw his complaint against the payment of part of the sum. But things don’t go as planned.” via IMDB

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Starring: Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy

Drive My Car – widower drama from Japan – Broadway – 4 stars

“Yusuke Kafuku is a stage actor and director happily married to his playwright wife. Then one day she disappears.” via IMDB

Director: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

Starring: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Toko Miura, Reika Kirshima



See For Me – blind-woman thriller – theaters – don’t know if I’ll see this

“When blind former skier Sophie cat-sits in a secluded mansion, three thieves invade for the hidden safe. Sophie’s only defense is army veteran Kelly. Kelly helps Sophie defend herself against the invaders and survive.” via IMDB

Director: Randall Okita

Starring: Skyler Davenport, Kim Coates, Jessica Parker Kennedy

The 355 – female-led spy thriller – theaters – embargoed until 10 a.m. Thursday

“When a top-secret weapon falls into mercenary hands, a wild card CIA agent joins forces with three international agents on a lethal mission to retrieve it, while staying a step ahead of a mysterious woman who’s tracking their every move.” via IMDB

Director: Simon Kinberg

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Diane Kruger

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