ON CHESIL BEACH. In 1962, newlyweds Edward and Florence, both in their
early 20's and also both virgins, spend their honeymoon preoccupied and
terrified by the upcoming consummation of their marriage. Directed by
Dominic Cooke and starring Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff,
and Billy Howle. Rated R.
FIRST REFORMED. A pastor of a small church in upstate New York spirals
out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable
environmental activist and his pregnant wife. Directed by Paul Schrader
(Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, Blue Collar, Affliction) and starring
Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, and Cedric the Entertainer. Rated R.