Movie Diary 4/26/2017

The Lovers (Azazel Jacobs, 2017). Husband and wife, both extra-maritally straying and nearing a tipping point with all that, find themselves unexpectedly taken with each other. The actors are Tracy Letts and Debra Winger, and they are fascinating to watch. This is three features now from Jacobs – after Momma’s Man and Terri – that share a very distinctive approach, one in which the imperfections of human beings are exposed but also accepted. (full review 5/12)