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Lisa Jo Sagolla
Film Review: The Captain
A surprisingly palatable, artfully crafted docudrama about a German army deserter who poses as a Nazi officer and instigates brutal killings.
Film Review: Three Identical Strangers
An engrossing true story of triplets separated at birth in a cruel scientific experiment, this gripping documentary is marred only by the filmmaker’s over-manipulation of viewers’ emotions.
Film Review: RBG
A yummy cinematic profile of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 'RBG' is a satisfyingly thorough portrait of the phenomenal octogenarian who has become a popular cultural icon among Millennials.
Film Review: NANA
A sometimes-captivating documentary, 'NANA' devotes too much screen time to its filmmaker and not enough to her Auschwitz-survivor grandmother who relates riveting tales of her wartime experiences.
Film Review: My Art
Clever re-imaginings of scenes from old Hollywood movies enliven this offbeat dramedy about a middle-aged female artist trying to jump-start her art-making career.
Film Review: The Dancer
An effectively fictionalized period drama about the personal struggles and innovative work of lesbian, turn-of-the-20th-century, avant-garde theatrical dance artist Loie Fuller.
Film Review: Shadowman
Dramatic documentary examining the rollercoaster career of pioneering 1980s street artist Richard Hambleton, who shifted back and forth from art-world star to homeless junkie.
Film Review: Naples '44
Overloaded with potent images, absurd humor and affecting tales, this admiring documentary portrait of World War II-era Neapolitans can’t be fully digested in just one viewing.
Film Review: Rebels on Pointe
A warmhearted documentary that will tickle all audiences, 'Rebels on Pointe' goes behind the scenes with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, a campy all-male classical-ballet comedy troupe.
Film Review: Bill Nye: Science Guy
A delightful chance to walk in the shoes of a tireless promoter of science education, this entertaining documentary celebrates the current battles waged by 1990s TV star Bill Nye.
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