***1/2 out of ****
(for disturbing violent content, and strong language throughout)
Released: May 5, 2017
Runtime: 120 minutes
Directed by: Oren Moverman
Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Hall, Chloe Sevigny, Charlie Plummer, Michael Chernus, Taylor Rae Almonte
The Dinner is an intensely dramatic chamber piece that “delivers precisely what high-minded cinephiles often beg for: a probing examination of people…that keeps revealing itself in ways that prompt you to rethink your assumptions, feelings, biases, and judgments.” Powerhouse performances by all four leads, and a surprising Steve Coogan showcase.
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