In 2013, former pro-skier turned “poker princess” Molly Bloom was arrested by the FBI for operating an illegal high-stakes poker game. Molly’s Game – the directorial debut from award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin with actor Jessica Chastain in the title role – is the true story of this woman’s upward trajectory within the world of underground poker and how it all came crashing down.
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Jessica Chastain stars in talented screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut Molly’s Game, in what looks to be an equally intriguing and entertaining film based on a true story.
The history of cinema has known many great adaptations of the works of William Shakespeare. 1948 brought us the big screen version of Hamlet; 1968 brought us Romeo and Juliet; 1989 gave us Henry V; and now, it is time for us to welcome the latest great Shakespearean feature film, that most definitely deserves to be given as much popularity as the mentioned adaptions of the past – 2011’s Coriolanus!
The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the true story of the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, who saved the lives of hundreds of people, and animals, during World War 2 by sheltering them in their zoo in secret, while Nazis occupied their property.
In Miss Sloane, Elizabeth Sloane, one of the most revered lobbyists in Washington, takes on her greatest opponent yet; the gun lobby.
With Earth diminishing and slowly suffocating the dying human population, a group of astronauts are tasked with entering through a wormhole, in hopes of finding a habitable planet for the people stranded back home.
Zero Dark Thirty tells the story of the decade-long manhunt for terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden. It is a completely engrossing look into the people involved in the operation and the methods employed by them that eventually lead to Bin Laden’s discovery and death, ten years after the September 11 terrorist attacks.