Beatriz at Dinner
First screened in June 2017
Director: Miguel Arteta. Cast: Salma Hayek, Connie Britton, John Lithgow, David Warshofsky, Amy Landecker, Jay Duplass, Chloë Sevigny, John Early, Soledad St. Hilaire, Enrique Castillo. Screenplay: Mike White.

Twitter Capsule: Loved the creative channeling of fury at the earth's murderers but also the refusal to make Beatriz easy for us.

VOR:   Captures messy tensions between (and within) smug barons and self-righteous dissidents without drawing false equivalences. Singular tone.

Photo © 2017 Roadside Attractions/FilmNation Entertainment

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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