UNSANE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Steven Soderberg Stars: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Juno Temple, Jay Pharoah, Amy Irving, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Polly McKie, Gibson Frazier, Aimee Mullins, Matt Damon. A couple of years ago Sawyer Valentini (played by Claire Foy, from tv’s The Crown, etc) moved from Boston to Pennsylvania to escape a stalker. She works as an insurance analyst and seems settled in her new city. But she soon believes that her stalker has followed her. She seeks psychological help with a counselor at a facility called Highland Centre to deal with Continue reading

HIGHER GROUND

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Vera Farmiga Stars: Vera Farmiga, Boyd Holbrook, Nina Ariadna, Dagmara Dominczyk, John Hawkes, Joshua Leonard, Taissa Farmiga. Vera Farmiga (from The Departed, Up In The Air, etc) makes her directorial debut with this intimate but slow moving drama about religion, life, love, spiritual enlightenment and a crisis of faith. The film is based on the best selling memoir This Dark World, written by Carolyn B Spriggs. Farmiga plays the deeply devout Corinne Walker, who struggles with her religious beliefs over the course of three Continue reading