The Bookshop (2017)

I discovered the wonders of bookshops while still a middle schooler in Indianapolis, so I was absorbed from the very beginning by Spanish director Isabel Coixet’s film. Adapted by the director from a novel by Penelope Fitzgerald, the story is set in 1959 in the fictional town of Hardborough on the coast of Suffolk. The …

On Chesil Beach (2017)

After a couple are unsuccessful consummating their love on their wedding night, the bride runs out onto the beach where her husband catches up with her, but do either have the words to go on?

Me Before You (2016)

A girl who loves loud colors for her clothes, after caring for a paraplegic for several weeks, learns he will submit to euthanasia even though he loves her, and despite her pleas.