THE ARTIST’S WIFE – Review by Susan Granger

Written by director Tom Dolby, along with Nicole Brending and Abdi Nazemian, the pulpy plot’s not only predictable but somewhat similar to the Glenn Close/Jonathan Pryce 2018 drama “The Wife.” Although it evokes memories of the relationship between Lee Krasner & Jackson Pollack, it was apparently inspired by events experienced by Dolby’s parents; his father was famed sound engineer Ray Dolby.

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THE ARTIST’S WIFE – April Neale

What a disappointing life it would be to love and worship symmetry, when all life does is present us chaotic Dali and Picasso paintings. This statement is the issue we have for physically failing successful commercial artist Richard Smythson (Bruce Dern) whose grasp on reality and his own existence is slowly being ravaged by Alzheimer’s.

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THE MUSTANG – Review by Diane Carson

Taming wild animals—human or equine—demands incredible patience as demonstrated in director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre’s The Mustang, which draws on Wild Horse Inmate Programs that pair hard-core prisoners with mustangs. A designated inmate trains his assigned horse for auction. The sale money funds the ongoing Mustang project.

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