AN URGENT ELBOW TO THE RIBS

Citizenfour weaves its perspectives into a disturbing and convincing message.

POST-MORTEM OF A FAMILY

Force Majeure comes down on the essential hollowness of traditional gender roles.

A COMMANDING PRESENCE

Jessie Ware's new album, Tough Love, reveals itself gradually.

AN OVERPOWERINGLY BEAUTIFUL SWAN SONG

Life of Riley confidently evokes an aura of hermetic self-regard.

THE WORST OF NICHOLAS SPARKS

The Best of Me, unsurprisingly, lacks for compelling, flawed, human characters.


MUSIC


Kiesza: Sound of a Woman

Kiesza's debut, Sound of a Woman, quickly reveals itself to be a crafty bait and switch.




TELEVISION



DVD


Billion Dollar Brain

Ken Russell's bracing Billion Dollar Brain gets a solid, if unspectacular, transfer (and little in the way of extras) from Kino Lorber.





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