‘Women represent the future’ in new ‘Tesla’ biopic, says critic

Critics review “Tesla,” by director Michael Almereyda and starring Ethan Hawke as Nikola Tesla, who invented the alternating current electricity system; “Desert One,” a documentary about President Jimmy Carter’s special forces mission to end the Iran hostage crisis; “Cut Throat City,” about four friends who try to pull off a heist when Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans; “The August Virgin,” about a woman who stays in Madrid when all locals leave in the summer.