Christine (2016)
First screened in November 2016
Director: Antonio Campos. Cast: Rebecca Hall, Tracy Letts, Michael C. Hall, Maria Dizzia, J. Smith-Cameron, Timothy Simons, Morgan Spector, John Cullum, Kim Shaw, Jayson Warner Smith, Kimberley Drummond, Lindsay Ayliffe, Susan Pourfar, Rachel Hendrix. Screenplay: Craig Shilowich.

Twitter Capsule: Solid, absorbing, but like Christine it works very hard at obvious goals without illuminating enough. Dizzia a standout.

VOR:   Even independent films don't always take such risks on go-for-broke character studies this specific and intense.

Photo © 2016 The Orchard/Great Point Media/Fresh Jade

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Chicago International Film Festival: Best Actress (Hall)

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