Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' January 15-17
Energized by the Oscar nominations this week? Up to Date's indie, foreign and documentary film critics have some suggestions to shape your weekend cinematic experience.
- An young Irish immigrant is torn between her new home in Brooklyn and her life back in Ireland.
- A young woman and her son are imprisoned in a shed.
- Reporters working for the Boston Globe uncover evidence of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal.
- I just think it's a beautiful, sublime, moving film, capturing this conflict in this time.
- I think Jennifer Lawrence is terrific. I don’t know who else in the world could have played this woman and made you feel her journey… it's a wonderfully-arced narrative. She’s got pluck and moxie.
- Smart and suspenseful account of how Boston Globe reporters painstakingly uncovered the trail of pedophile priests
- Will Smith in Concussion is probably the best performance he'll ever give.
- Brooklyn is a small, intimate, break-your-heart movie.