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Their Finest

April 25, 2017

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Their Finest – Set in 1940s London, it’s a very 1940’s movie. The Ministry of War Department wants an authentic movie made, partly to inspire their troops and country; partly to enlist America’s help. Authentic was described as “real life with the boring cut out.” Catrin Cole (Gemma Atherton) gets hired as a scriptwriter at […]

Beauty and the Beast

March 18, 2017

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Beauty and the Beast – You know the story – about a prince (Dan Stevens) who’s not as compassionate as he should be gets turned into a beaast until he learns to love properly and Belle (Emma Watson), a beautiful village girl, who’s considered peculiar because she likes to read. As a musical, it beats […]

A United Kingdom

March 3, 2017

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A United Kingdom – In the late 1940s, Prince Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) is in London to complete his education in order to lead the people of Bechuanaland, South Africa (now Botswana) when he meets Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike). With jazz in the background, they dance their way in love. Her family and the British […]

The Space Between Us

February 4, 2017

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The Space Between Us – Because Astronaut Sarah Elliot (Janet Montgomery) “behaved irresponsibly”, she finds that she’s pregnant shortly after landing on Mars for a four-year stay. Those in charge decide to keep it a secret from the world. After Sarah dies during childbirth, her son Gardner is raised by the scientists on the red […]

La La Land

December 26, 2016

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LaLa Land – It starts out all sunshine and lollipops in Southern California. The first couple of times aspiring actress Mia (Emma Stone) and jazz musician Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) meet aren’t exactly ideal. In no time at all, though, they’re floating on air and dancing among the stars. She wants to write and act, he […]

Allied

November 24, 2016

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Allied – In 1942 French Morocco, an intelligence officer, Max Vatan, (Brad Pitt) and a French resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Marion Cotillard) are paired together to take out a Nazi bigwig. Soon after the successful mission, they have crazy hot sex in a car while a desert sandstorm whirls outside. They move to London, get […]

The Meddler

May 21, 2016

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The Meddler – Widowed for a year, Marnie Minervini (Susan Sarandon) has quite enough money to make widowhood enjoyable. But she needs something more to keep her occupied and decides to fully share in her daughter Lori‘s (Rose Byrne) life. Lori is not totally on board with that decision. Loaded with a bunch of “shoulds” […]