Review: Free Trip to Egypt

Free Trip to Egypt is an effective, lightweight documentary designed to tear down misconceptions many westerners have about living in the Muslim world, and while many of the insights shared between varying cultures won’t be too surprising to most of the people predisposed to see such a film, it’s still rather nice to see.

Review: The Farewell

Writer-director Lulu Wang’s autobiographical family drama The Farewell is the rare kind of overwhelmingly honest, carefully observed, and unabashedly emotional filmmaking that words simply can’t do justice because the feelings being expressed throughout are impossible to define with any degree of precision.