Dan Gertler reviews: Invictus

After being released from prison after having lost 27 years of his life, Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) is elected the first black president of South Africa. After attending a rugby game in which the Springboks (South Africa’s team) lose, he invites François Pienaar (Matt Damon) to tea and inspires him to lead his team and…

Dan Gertler reviews: Seven

Seven, as in the Seven Deadly Sins that the perverted, tragically and incredibly intelligent murderer inflicts upon his victims in their dying moments. This film is not for those with weak stomachs. It is excessively graphic and emotionally disturbing. But if you manage to move beyond the immediate horror and reach the level of reflection…