Meryl Streep is her usual powerhouse self as the domineering and vicious Violet, but it’s Julia Roberts who grabs us in ways she hasn’t before with her angry, edgy Barbara.
Technically admirable the film may be, but it’s an hour too long.
This true and harrowing story of a free black man kidnapped into slavery in 1841 hits like a sledgehammer.
The Fifth Estate may fancy itself a cyberthriller, but the thrills are few and far between.
This is as good as “Star Trek” gets, the equal of any of the previous chapters. And that’s saying something.