BORDER – 3 STARS
A customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which will call into question her entire existence.
Director: Ali Abbasi
Writers: John Ajvide Lindqvist (based on the short story “Gräns” by), Ali Abbasi (screenplay)
Stars: Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson
LIFE AND NOTHING MORE – 3 1/2 STARS
Standing on the edge of adulthood, Andrew yearns to find his purpose as a young black man in today’s America. With his mother longing to find more to her life than parenting, Andrew is forced to take on the mounting pressure of family responsibility. His search for connection with an absent father, leads him to a dangerous crossroads.
Writer: Antonio Méndez Esparza
Stars: Andrew Bleechington, Regina Williams, Robert Williams
MIRAI – 3 1/2 STARS
A young boy encounters a magical garden which enables him to travel through time and meet his relatives from different eras, with guidance by his younger sister from the future.
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Writer: Mamoru Hosoda
Stars: Haru Kuroki, Moka Kamishiraishi, Gen Hoshino
THE POSSESSION OF HANNAH GRACE – NOT SCREENED
When a cop who is just out of rehab takes the graveyard shift in a city hospital morgue, she faces a series of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil entity in one of the corpses.
Director: Diederik Van Rooijen
Writer: Brian Sieve
Stars: Shay Mitchell, Grey Damon, Kirby Johnson
OPENING NEXT WEEK:
MARIA BY CALLAS
SCHINDLER’S LIST (25TH ANNIVERSARY)