MUSTANG, CAROL, HUNGER GAMES, and Other Nov 20 Openers – Reviews by Jennifer Merin

>Mustang, Deniz Gamze Erguven’s compelling narrative about five adolescent sisters coming of age in repressive rural Turkey, is France’s Oscars nominee and a must see. Carol boasts brilliant performances by Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara as lovers. Hunger Games comes to a quizzical conclusion. Plus documentary insights into New Yorker humor, the aftermath of war and struggle for democracy via the excellence of femme-helmed Very Semi Serious, Censored Voices and Democrats, respectively.

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