Sean Means Movie Reviews for September 17th, 2020


 — Chuck Berry – documentary about rock legend – virtual, SLFS@home – 3 stars

Filmmaker Jon Brewer examines the fascinating life and career of legendary rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Chuck Berry. Read More

Director: Jon Brewer

Starring: Themetta Berry, Ingrid Berry, Charles Berry Jr.

 — The Nest – Jude Law family drama – theaters – 3 1/2 stars

An entrepreneur and his family begin to unravel after moving into an old country manor in England in the 1980s. Read More

Director: Sean Durkin

Starring: Jude Law, Carrie Coon, Anne Reid


 — Antebellum – slavery-related thriller – AppleTV+ – 2 stars

Successful author Veronica Henley finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality that forces her to confront the past, present and future — before it’s too late. Read More

Directors: Gerard Bush, Christopher Renz

Starring: Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange, Jena Malone

 — The Way I See It – Pete Souza documentary – theaters – 3 1/2 stars

Pete Souza captures historic and intimate moments as a photographer for President Barack Obama and President Ronald Reagan. Read More

Director: Dawn Porter

Starring: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Samantha Power, Pete Souza

 — All In: The Fight for Democracy – Stacey Abrams documentary – Amazon Prime – 3 1/2 stars

Filmmakers Liz Garbus and Lisa Cortes examine the history of voter suppression and the activists who fight for the rights of U.S. citizens. Read More

Directors: Lisa Cortes, Liz Garbus

Starring: Stacey Abrams, Debo Adegbile, Jayla Allen

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