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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The Old Man & the Gun

Never stop feeling alive. Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford) is a career criminal, so very skilled at doing what he does…which is rob banks. Being incarcerated 16 times doesn’t deter him, as the 70-year-old Tucker always manages to break out and continue his craft. The crazy thing? He’s getting better at it in advanced age, robbing numerous […]

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Beautiful Boy (2018)

I didn’t cause it. I can’t cure it. I can’t control it. That mantra is one that father David Sheff (Steve Carell) never thought he’d have to think about. He and his son, Nic (Timothée Chalamet) had such a strong relationship. Nic is quite the writer, and seemingly, has everything in front of him for […]

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Instant Family

You don’t have to be perfect to be a perfect parent. Married couple Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) have always wanted to be parents, but their home renovation business took precedence. While it has taken off and afforded them a great life, it has caused them to continually put off making a family, […]

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Creed II

One step at a time. One punch at a time. One round at a time. Since Adonis “Creed” Johnson (Michael B. Jordan) took Ricky Conlan to his absolute limit, he’s been on an absolute roll in the light heavyweight boxing division. With legendary “Unc” Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) in his corner as trainer, and love […]

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Widows (2018)

Hell hath no fury like women scorned. A precision-based criminal unit specializing in heists over the years in Chicago, Illinois meets their untimely end during one of them. In their demise, they leave their wives in Veronica (Viola Davis), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez), Alice (Elizabeth Debecki), and Amanda (Carrie Coon) attempting to pick up the pieces. […]

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Writer’s block. Befalls the most prolific of writers…unless you’re Tom Clancy. At one point, author Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) was one of the world’s best writers, losing herself for decades in her research and published material of stars from yesteryear. Unfortunately, as the calendar has turned to the late 80’s and early 90’s, interest in these […]

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Mid90s

Come as you are. It’s the Mid90s, and 13-year old Stevie (Sunny Suljic) is just trying to find his way in the summertime. Life’s a bitch in urban California, where he, his newly adult brother, Ian (Lucas Hedges), and mother, Dabney (Katherine Waterson) reside. Navigating adolescence is never easy, but with the constant physical and […]

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A Star Is Born (2018)

Every day, A Star Is Born.  In the country music world, there’s none bigger than Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper). Hell, there may be none bigger in any genre of music than he. Supremely talented, few know the real Jack—an individual who wrestles with the demons of a turbulent childhood in Arizona and finds temporary respite for […]

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A Simple Favor

Would you kindly do…A Simple Favor? Widow Stephanie Smothers (Anna Kendrick) gets by with her deceased husband’s life insurance and manning a popular—if oft-ridiculed, vlog on YouTube. The bubbly mother immerses herself in the life of her son, Miles (Joshua Satine) and his class. Miles is best friends with another boy in the class, whose […]

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