THE DINNER (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of ****
Rated R
(for disturbing violent content, and strong language throughout) 
Released: May 5, 2017
Runtime: 120 minutes
Directed by: Oren Mo
Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Hall, Chloe Sevigny, Charlie Plummer, Michael Chernus, Taylor Rae Almonte

Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray and DVD. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go to support this blog.

My review of The Dinner, for The Tulsa Voice. In limited release, this plays like a great piece of live theatre.

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.

To read my full review, click here.


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