Casting comedian and all-round nice guy Kevin James as a brutal Nazi shot-caller in Becky is a stroke of genius.
Les Misérables is set in Paris, June 2014. France wins the World Cup, beating Croatia. Bars screening the live match are packed, and after the victory, crowds fill the streets. Tricolour flags, fireworks, chantings of La Marseillaise, the national anthem, in unison.
Mon Dieu, how I love a French film! The humor, the wine, the quick-witted candor – it all comes together in the new release feature film La Belle Époque.
Young Jack (Micheál Richardson) is getting divorced and is in need of money. Too much money and fast, a big amount he doesn’t have. This is why he convinces his father, Robert (played by Liam Neeson), a bohemian artist, to travel with him to beautiful Tuscany in Italy to sell an old home they inherited from their deceased mother/wife.
Survival is a natural instinct found in every animal, including us humans. However, what happens when in order to survive, one needs to switch off feelings and resign one’s conscience? Would you sacrifice everything to stay true to yourself? Even if it will certainly lead to your death?
It’s hard to imagine giving birth in a foreign land, without one’s relatives or a home. Having had to flee a war-torn country, leaving everything behind. That’s the reality of many Syrian women who fled from a devastating war that led to a refugee crisis.
The latest dramatization of WWII to hit the screens, Resistance follows the story of a young man and his attempts to ferry Jewish children out of occupied France. Based on a harrowing true story, Resistance doesn’t shy away from portraying the harsh reality many endured during WWII.
The Short History of the Long Road follows a young woman on the road (literally) to self-discovery, while searching for her estranged mother.
Every choice in life inevitably means losing out on something else; on other experiences you might have lived, people you might have met, and places you might have visited. It’s impossible to have it all. And with choices also comes regret.
It’s hard to live with constant fear. Checking the news, almost obsessively. Sleeping alone in a big, empty bed. Feeling lonely and with not much to do. Jumping in fright every time the phone rings or there’s an unexpected knock on the door. Panicking at the thought of receiving bad news that would turn your life upside down.
Director Josh Trank’s long-awaited follow-up to the disastrous Fantastic Four (2015) is another disappointing effort overshadowed by Tom Hardy’s over-the-top performance as Chicago mobster Al Capone.
Clark Duke’s directorial debut is a satisfying crime-noir set in his home state of Arkansas, about drug dealers and bad choices.
There’s no denying that the world has gone crazy for true crime. Whether it’s streaming on Netflix, docudramas on the big screen, or investigative podcasts, we can’t seem to get enough of the genre.
Set in the gritty but vibrant suburbs of Paris, The Eddy tracks the story of jazz club owner Elliot (André Holland) as he finds himself tangled with dangerous criminals and in a desperate struggle to protect his family, club and band.
Strong friendships are born out of shared experiences. In its first season, Dead to Me took this notion and stretched it to the nth degree.
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