Teen Spirit (2018)

Something something something Nirvana. In the Isle of Wight—an island slightly south of mainland England—resides Violet Valenski (Elle Fanning) and her mother, Marla (Agnieszka Grochowska). The 17-year old Violet does her part to support, waiting tables on most nights and going to school during the day. When her schedule is free of scheduled labor, she’s […]

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The Best of Enemies (2019)

The enemy of my enemy is my friend. The mid-50’s and 60’s saw incremental improvement in the overall social standing for African-Americans, though there are still battles to be fought as the calendar turns into the 70’s. Activist Ann Atwater (Taraji P. Henson) continues to fight in 1971 Durham, North Carolina, earning the nickname “Roughhouse” […]

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Greta

Everything has an end, even companionship. Frances McCullen (Chloë Grace Moretz) is still reeling after the recent loss of her mother. She’s attempting to start anew in Manhattan, leaving Boston and her father behind, and getting by on waitressing and getting some assistance from her best friend/roommate, Erica (Maika Monroe). As many New Yorkers do, […]

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If Beale Street Could Talk

Love is never without hardship. Ever since they were kids growing up in Harlem, Tish Rivers (KiKi Layne) and Alonzo “Fonny” Hunt (Stephan James) were inseparable. Almost seamlessly, their friendship turned into love. The 1970’s have opened up a few things for blacks, but by-and-large, the day-to-day difficulties are still present. Their bond is strong […]

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Escape Room (2019)

Rules aren’t just meant to be broken. Sometimes, they’re in need of being broken. In the Windy City, college student Zoey (Taylor Russell), successful broker Jason (Jay Ellis), retired military veteran Amanda (Deborah Ann Woll), coal miner Mike (Tyler Labine), minimum wage store worker Ben (Logan Miller), and Escape Room superfan Danny (Nik Dodani) are […]

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Green Book

Crusin’ ’round the US of A. Italian-American bouncer Tony “Tony Lip” Vallelonga (Viggo Mortenson) is the guy called on when things get uncomfortable and/or nasty in the club. Tony is short on the smarts learned in school but educated in the knowledge of the streets. The club he works at closes for renovations, and he actively seeks […]

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Destroyer (2018)

To paraphrase an old lyric from Killswitch Engage, sometimes a person must destroy and rebuild for the sake of it all. As an idealistic and young Los Angeles officer, Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) is placed alongside a seasoned veteran in Chris (Sebastian Stan), ), tasked to infiltrate and bring down one of the country’s most […]

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Vice (2018)

Soft touch, that’s all. One Dick Cheney (Christian Bale) is a directionless young man in the early 1960’s. He’s squandering any potential he may have by being unruly and wasting his days getting drunk, leading to an expulsion from Yale University. This is the bottom for him, and the only reason it’s not rock is […]

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Boy Erased

We all have our own paths. For Jared Eamons (Lucas Hedges), that path has always led back to the church. The son of a preacher man, Marshall (Russell Crowe), and wife, Nancy, (Nicole Kidman), there’s always been an unspoken pressure to live a certain way in the conservative South.As a young man, Jared’s homosexuality begins […]

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Roma (2018)

Setbacks don’t define us, but how we respond to them does. In 1970’s Mexico City, the Roma district is home to a particular middle-class family led in part by Sofia (Marina de Tavira), an educated wife and mother of four children dealing with some marital strife with husband, Antonio (Fernando Grediaga), often gone for weeks […]

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