DALILAND – Review by Jennifer Green

Dalíland is a vibe. It’s never easy to capture the spirit of an individual on screen, particularly one as unusual and provocative as Salvador Dalí. The biographical details tend to be easier, depending on how a script is structured. Director Mary Harron’s effort, working from a script by her husband, John Walsh, is a mixed bag. Some aspects are wild, funny, and colorful, as the Catalan artist by all accounts was himself. Other parts of this movie, including some forced exposition through flashbacks and an ultimately cynical view of the surrealist painter and his wife, are questionable.

Read more

TWO OF US – Review by Diane Carson

Filippo Meneghetti has crafted an elegant, sophisticated narrative in Two of Us. In contrast to lesbian stories centering on young women, co-writers Meneghetti and Malysone Bovorasmy present two widows, Mado and Nina, both in their seventies. They’ve been lovers for two decades, but secretly because of Mado’s fear of her daughter Anne’s and son Frederic’s reactions.

Read more

TWO OF US – Review by Susan Wloszczyna

Filippo Meneghetti rarely takes a wrong emotional turn with this story of long-time female lovers who are able to keep their relationship on the down-low given their living circumstances. The sweet-natured widow Madeline (Martine Chevallier) is able to hide the fact that she and the much more brazen and younger Nina are a couple since they dwell in adjacent domiciles on the top floor of an apartment building.

Read more