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.
Casting comedian and all-round nice guy Kevin James as a brutal Nazi shot-caller in Becky is a stroke of genius.
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.
Butt Boy is a thriller, sci-fi, and comedy film directed by Tyler Cornack. The film’s title is as weird and irreverent as the story told.
The Assistant tells a timely tale that evokes a sense of unease from its audience, though some may struggle with its slow-burning pace.
Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood is exactly what it says it is, a mini-series set in post-WWII Hollywood following “an ambitious group of aspiring actors and filmmakers will do almost anything to make their showbiz dreams come true.”
Chris Hemsworth channels John Wick in the ultra-violent Netflix action flick Extraction.
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