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Two Thumbs Up (2023-2024)
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The latest critically acclaimed, eclectic, arthouse, and award winning movies, shows and documentaries reviewed and rated 3+ on rogerebert dot com. updated mar 9 2024

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Movie: Streetwise
Set in Hartford CT, 1980's, a local man's dispute with a gangster leads to the downfall of many mobsters in New England. A powerful story of crime, murder and mayhem on the streets of Little Italy, Hartford. Based on a true story.
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Movie: School Town
Lao Wang is a middle-aged man. He works in a security department of a college which is located at a big school town. He lives a calm life. Xiao Wang is a freshman. He has a conflict with his roommate and is taken to the security department by his counselor. In a room of this foggy winter day, Lao Wang and Xiao Li are tasting the life of their own, and something unexpected is just about to happen... The school town is waiting quietly for the next day as it always be.
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Movie: The Monk and the Gun ( 2024 )
An American travels into Bhutan in search of a valuable antique rifle and crosses paths with a young monk who wanders through the serene mountains, instructed by his teacher to make things right again.
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Movie: Ryuichi Sakamoto: Opus ( 2024 )
Ryuichi Sakamoto's last performance, a concert film featuring just him and his piano playing for the last time before passing away.
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Movie: The Fall Guy ( 2024 )
A down-and-out stuntman must find the missing star of his ex-girlfriend's blockbuster film.
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Movie: Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World ( 2024 )
An overworked and underpaid production assistant drives around Bucharest to shoot the casting for a workplace safety video commissioned by a multinational company.
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Movie: Love Lies Bleeding ( 2024 )
Gym manager Lou falls for Jackie, a bodybuilder who is passing through town en route to a competition in Las Vegas.
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Movie: Challengers ( 2024 )
Tashi, a former tennis prodigy turned coach, turned her husband into a champion. But to overcome a losing streak, he needs to face his ex-best friend and Tashi's ex-boyfriend.
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Movie: High & Low - John Galliano ( 2024 )
Examines the rapid ascent, fall from grace, and journey forward for controversial fashion designer John Galliano.
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Movie: Infested ( 2024 )
Residents of a rundown French apartment building battle against an army of deadly, rapidly reproducing spiders.
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Movie: Hard Miles ( 2024 )
A prison social worker assembles a cycling team of teenage convicts and takes them on a transformative 1,000-mile ride. Inspired by the life of Greg Townsend and the Ridgeview Academy cycling team.
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Movie: Irena's Vow ( 2024 )
Through the eyes of a strong-willed woman comes the remarkable story of Irena Gut, and the triumphs of the human spirit over devastating tragedy, as she risked her life to save a generation of Jews from the atrocities of the Holocaust.
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Movie: Riddle of Fire ( 2024 )
Three mischievous children embark on a woodland odyssey when their mother sends them on an errand.
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TV Show: Under the Bridge ( 2024 )
Limited series based on Rebecca Godfrey's book about the 1997 true story of a fourteen-year-old who went to join friends at a party and never returned home14-year-old Reena Virk joined friends at a party and never returned home. Through the eyes of Godfrey and a local police officer, the series takes us into the hidden world of the young girls accused of the murder — revealing startling truths about the unlikely killer.
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TV Show: The Sympathizer ( 2024 )
An espionage thriller and cross-culture satire about the struggles of a half-French, half-Vietnamese communist spy during the final days of the Vietnam War and his resulting exile in the United States.A blistering exploration of identity and America, a gripping spy novel and a powerful story of love and friendship.
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Movie: The Long Game ( 2024 )
In 1955, five young Mexican-American caddies, out of the love for the game, were determined to learn how to play, so they created their own golf course in the middle of the South Texas desert.
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Movie: Civil War ( 2024 )
A journey across a dystopian future America, following a team of military-embedded journalists as they race against time to reach DC before rebel factions descend upon the White House.
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Movie: LaRoy, Texas ( 2024 )
When Ray discovers that his wife is cheating on him, he decides he's going to kill himself. His plans suddenly change when a stranger mistakes him for a low-rent hitman.
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TV Show: Franklin ( 2024 )
On a secret mission to France, Benjamin Franklin plays a sophisticated game of intrigue and seduction—with the fate of American independence hanging in the balance.
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Movie: Arcadian ( 2024 )
A father and his twin teenage sons fight to survive in a remote farmhouse at the end of the end of the world.
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Movie: Scoop ( 2024 )
How the BBC obtained the bombshell interview with Prince Andrew about his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
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Movie: Yannick ( 2024 )
In the middle of a performance of the play "Le Cocu", a very bad boulevard comedy, Yannick gets up and interrupts the show to take the evening back in hand.
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Movie: The First Omen ( 2024 )
A young American woman is sent to Rome to begin a life of service to the church, but encounters a darkness that causes her to question her faith and uncovers a terrifying conspiracy that hopes to bring about the birth of evil incarnate.
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Movie: Girls State ( 2024 )
Follows 500 adolescent girls from all across Missouri as they come together for a week-long immersion in a sophisticated democratic laboratory, where they organize a Supreme Court to consider the most contentious issues of the day.
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Movie: Monkey Man ( 2024 )
An anonymous young man unleashes a campaign of vengeance against the corrupt leaders who murdered his mother and continue to systematically victimize the poor and powerless.
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Movie: Wicked Little Letters ( 2024 )
When people in Littlehampton--including conservative local Edith--begin to receive letters full of hilarious profanities, rowdy Irish migrant Rose is charged with the crime. Suspecting that something is amiss, the town's women investigate.
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Movie: How to Have Sex ( 2024 )
Three British teenage girls go on a rites-of-passage holiday - drinking, clubbing and hooking up, in what should be the best summer of their lives.
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TV Show: Ripley ( 2024 )
Ripley follows Tom Ripley, a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York, who is hired by a wealthy man to try to convince his vagabond son, Dickie Greenleaf, who is living a comfortable, trust-funded ex-pat life in Italy, to return home. Tom's acceptance of the job is the first step into a complex life of deceit, fraud and murder.
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Movie: Madu ( 2024 )
Follows Anthony Madu, the Nigerian boy who became a viral sensation after a video showed him dancing ballet barefoot on a rainy street outside Lagos.
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Movie: Steve! (Martin) a Documentary in 2 Pieces ( 2024 )
Follows the life and career of actor Steve Martin.
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Movie: La Chimera ( 2024 )
A group of archaeologists and the black market of historical artifacts.
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Movie: The Settlers ( 2024 )
In Chile in 1901, three horseman are paid to protect a vast estate. Accompanying a British soldier and an American mercenary is a mixed-race sniper, who realizes that his true mission is to kill the indigenous population.
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TV Show: We Were the Lucky Ones ( 2024 )
Based on Georgia Hunter's New York Times bestselling novel, the television adaptation of We Were the Lucky Ones is a limited series inspired by the incredible true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of World War II, determined to survive and reunite. We Were the Lucky Ones demonstrates how in the face of the twentieth century's darkest moment, the human spirit can endure and even thrive. The series is a tribute to the triumph of hope and love against all odds.
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Movie: Golden Years ( 2024 )
A retired couple is getting ready to enjoy their life as pensioners on a cruise trip through the Mediterranean. The spouses end up going on separate journeys of self-discovery and finding unexpected ways of how to spend their golden years.
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Movie: The Truth vs. Alex Jones ( 2024 )
Centers on families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting. They take Alex Jones, a conspiracy theorist, to court for spreading lies about the event being a hoax.
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Movie: You'll Never Find Me ( 2024 )
Patrick, a strange and lonely resident, lives in a mobile home at the back of an isolated trailer park. After a violent storm, a mysterious young woman appears at his door seeking shelter from the elements.
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Movie: Anatomy of a Fall ( 2024 )
A woman is suspected of murder after her husband's death; their half-blind son faces a moral dilemma as the main witness.
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Movie: Problemista ( 2024 )
Alejandro is an aspiring toy designer from El Salvador struggling to bring his unusual ideas to life in NY. As time runs out on his work visa, a job assisting an erratic art-world outcast becomes his only hope to stay in the country.
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Movie: Stormy ( 2024 )
Behind the curtain with Stormy Daniels as she shares her story. The film follows her reinventing herself while grappling with events from 5 years earlier that made her an unlikely American icon.
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Movie: The Animal Kingdom ( 2024 )
An adventure between a father and his son, in a world where some humans have started mutating into other animal species.
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Movie: Arthur the King ( 2024 )
An adventure racer adopts a stray dog named Arthur to join him in an epic endurance race.
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TV Show: Apples Never Fall ( 2024 )
Based on Liane Moriarty's New York Times bestselling novel, Apples Never Fall centers on the seemingly picture-perfect Delaney family. Former tennis coaches Stan and Joy have sold their successful tennis academy and are ready to start what should be the golden years of their lives. While they look forward to spending time with their four adult children, everything changes when a wounded young woman knocks on Joy and Stan's door, bringing the excitement they've been missing. But when Joy suddenly disappears, her children are forced to re-examine their parents' so-called perfect marriage as their family's darkest secrets begin to surface.
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Movie: Inshallah a Boy ( 2024 )
A widow pretends to be pregnant with a son in order to save her daughter and home from a relative exploiting Jordan's patriarchal inheritance laws.
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Movie: To Kill a Tiger ( 2024 )
Ranjit, a farmer in India, takes on the fight of his life when he demands justice for his 13-year-old daughter, the victim of a brutal gang rape. His decision to support his daughter is virtually unheard of, and his journey unprecedented.
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Movie: American Dreamer ( 2024 )
Phil's a dreamer. Most dreams don't come true. Phil hates that. But that's not going to stop Phil from dreaming.
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Movie: Cabrini ( 2024 )
After witnessing disease and poverty in the slums of New York, Italian immigrant Francesca Cabrini embarks on a daring journey to persuade the hostile mayor to provide housing and healthcare for hundreds of orphaned children.
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Movie: Damsel ( 2024 )
A dutiful damsel agrees to marry a handsome prince, only to find the royal family has recruited her as a sacrifice to repay an ancient debt.
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Movie: A Revolution on Canvas ( 2024 )
Sara Nodjoumi delves into the mystery surrounding the disappearance of more than 100 "treasonous" paintings by her father, seminal Iranian modern artist Nickzad Nodjoumi.
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TV Show: Queens ( 2024 )
The wildest places on the planet have always been home to powerful leaders, but this is a story of a new hero – fierce, smart, resilient and ... female. Queens features matriarchies and female leaders around the world to tell a story of sacrifice and resilience but also of friendship and love. These Queens aren't always kind or gentle, letting nothing come between them and the success and safety of their families. Guided by award-winning actress Angela Bassett's powerful narration, Queens brings the natural world into focus through the female lens for the very first time. Four years in the making and helmed by a female-led production team from around the world – groundbreaking in the natural history space – the seven-part series leverages cutting-edge technology to reveal surprising insights into how females in the natural world rise to power, often relying on cooperation and wisdom over brute strength to get ahead. The final episode of the series celebrates the women who have gone to the ends of the Earth and dedicated their lives to documenting and protecting animal queens. We don't call her Mother Nature for nothing. All hail ... the Queens.
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Movie: Amelia's Children ( 2024 )
Edward searches for biological family in Portugal. He finds a villa and reunites with his long-lost mother and twin. But their shared past holds a dark secret that will forever change his understanding of his identity and origins.
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Movie: Dune: Part Two ( 2024 )
Paul Atreides unites with Chani and the Fremen while seeking revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family.
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Movie: Spaceman ( 2024 )
Half a year into his solo mission on the edge of the solar system, an astronaut concerned with the state of his life back on Earth is helped by an ancient creature he discovers in the bowels of his ship.
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TV Show: American Conspiracy: The Octopus Murders ( 2024 )
When journalist Danny Casolaro was found dead in a hotel bathtub, police ruled it a suicide. But his family and colleagues believe he may have been murdered for investigating a conspiracy he called "The Octopus" - a hidden organization connected to stolen government spy software, a string of unsolved murders, and some of the biggest political scandals of the 20th century. Years later, researcher Christian Hansen pushes to uncover the secrets behind Casolaro's death, and the story that killed him. 
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TV Show: God Save Texas ( 2024 )
Three directors offer their unique and personal perspectives on their home state of Texas, creating vivid portraits of a state that mirrors the United States' past, present, and future. Inspired by the book God Save Texas: A Journey Into the Soul of the Lone Star State by Lawrence Wright.
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Movie: Poor Things ( 2024 )
An account of the fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter.
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TV Show: Shōgun ( 2024 )
Shōgun, set in feudal Japan, charts the collision of two ambitious men from different worlds and a mysterious female samurai: John Blackthorne, a risk-taking English sailor who ends up shipwrecked in Japan, a land whose unfamiliar culture will ultimately redefine him; Lord Toranaga, a shrewd, powerful daimyo, at odds with his own dangerous, political rivals; and Lady Mariko, a woman with invaluable skills but dishonorable family ties, who must prove her value and allegiance.
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Movie: Ordinary Angels ( 2024 )
Inspired by the incredible true story of a hairdresser who single-handedly rallies an entire community to help a widowed father save the life of his critically ill young daughter.
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Movie: Drive-Away Dolls ( 2024 )
Jamie regrets her breakup with her girlfriend, while Marian needs to relax. In search of a fresh start, they embark on an unexpected road trip to Tallahassee. Things quickly go awry when they cross paths with a group of inept criminals.
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Movie: The Zone of Interest ( 2024 )
Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höss and his wife Hedwig strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden beside the camp.
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Movie: This Is Me... Now ( 2024 )
Coinciding with the release of her album of the same name, this narrative-driven odyssey tells the story of Jennifer Lopez's journey to love through her own eyes.
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Movie: Bottoms ( 2024 )
Two unpopular queer high-school students start a fight club to have sex before graduation.
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Movie: The Space Race ( 2024 )
Explores the experiences of the first Black astronauts through decades of archive film and interviews in a reflective illumination on the burden of breaking barriers.
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Movie: Marmalade ( 2024 )
Follows a man in jail who narrates the colorful tale of a romantic bank heist to his cunning cellmate to escape and reunite with the alluring love of his life.
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Movie: The Taste of Things ( 2024 )
The story of Eugenie, an esteemed cook, and Dodin - the fine gourmet chef she has been working for over the last 20 years.
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Movie: Out of Darkness ( 2024 )
In the Old Stone Age, a disparate gang of early humans band together in search of a new land. But when they suspect a malevolent, mystical being is hunting them down, the clan are forced to confront a danger they never envisioned.
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Movie: The Beast ( 2024 )
The plot is set partly in a near future in which artificial intelligence is in control of everyone's lives and human emotions are perceived as a threat.
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Movie: Dario Argento: Panico ( 2024 )
A film crew documents horror director Dario Argento as he works on his latest script in a hotel room, revisiting the isolation where he dreamed up his most iconic films, removed from distractions to explore his dark imagination.
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Movie: Orion and the Dark ( 2024 )
A boy with an active imagination faces his fears on an unforgettable journey through the night with his new friend: a giant, smiling creature named Dark.
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Movie: The Greatest Night in Pop ( 2024 )
On January 25th 1985, dozens of the era's most popular musicians gathered in Los Angeles to record a charity single for African famine relief. Setting egos aside, they collaborated on a song that would make history.
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Movie: American Star ( 2024 )
An assassin on a final assignment in Fuerteventura, to kill a man he has never met. When his target is delayed, he finds himself drawn to the island, people and a ghostly shipwreck.
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TV Show: Expats ( 2024 )
Set against the backdrop of The Vertical City of Hong Kong, The Expatriates is a drama series that will explore the vibrant lives of a close-knit expatriate community: where affluence is celebrated, friendships are intense but knowingly temporary, and personal lives, deaths and marriages are played out publicly — then retold with glee.
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Movie: Fighter ( 2024 )
A reckless yet brilliant squadron leader and his team of elite fighter pilots face mortal dangers and inner demons as they unite for a deadly mission.
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Movie: Smoke Sauna Sisterhood ( 2024 )
In the darkness of a smoke sauna, women share their innermost secrets and intimate experiences, washing off the shame trapped in their bodies and regaining their strength through a sense of communion.
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Movie: Seagrass ( 2024 )
A Japanese-Canadian woman grapples with the death of her mother as she brings her family to a retreat. When her relationship with her husband begins to affect the children's emotional security, the family is changed forever.
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Movie: I.S.S. ( 2024 )
Tensions flare in the near future aboard the International Space Station as a conflict breaks out on Earth. Reeling, the U.S. and Russian astronauts receive orders from the ground: take control of the station by any means necessary.
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Movie: Origin ( 2024 )
The unspoken system that has shaped America and chronicles how lives today are defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.
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Movie: The End We Start From ( 2024 )
A woman tries to find her way home with her newborn while an environmental crisis submerges London in floodwaters.
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Movie: The Beekeeper ( 2024 )
One man's brutal campaign for vengeance takes on national stakes after he is revealed to be a former operative of a powerful and clandestine organization known as "Beekeepers."
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Movie: Mean Girls ( 2024 )
Cady Heron is a hit with the Plastics, an A-list girl clique at her new school. But everything changes when she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
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Movie: Pianoforte ( 2024 )
Young pianists take part in the legendary International Chopin Piano Competition. A unique chance of a lifetime, portrayed from backstage and set to Chopin's music.
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Movie: Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project ( 2024 )
A look at the life of poet, Nikki Giovanni and the revolutionary historical periods through which she lived, from the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter.
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Movie: Memory ( 2024 )
Sylvia is a social worker who leads a simple and structured life. This is blown open when Saul follows her home from their high school reunion. Their surprise encounter will profoundly impact both of them as they open the door to the past.
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Movie: Society of the Snow ( 2024 )
The flight of a rugby team crashes on a glacier in the Andes. The few passengers who survive the crash find themselves in one of the world's toughest environments to survive.
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Movie: One Life ( 2024 )
Sir Nicholas 'Nicky' Winton, a young London broker who, in the months leading up to World War II, rescued over 600 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia.
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Movie: Ferrari ( 2023 )
Set in the summer of 1957, with Enzo Ferrari's auto empire in crisis, the ex-racer turned entrepreneur pushes himself and his drivers to the edge as they launch into the Mille Miglia, a treacherous 1,000-mile race across Italy.
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Movie: The Color Purple ( 2023 )
A woman faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood.
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Movie: The Boys in the Boat ( 2023 )
A 1930s-set story centered on the University of Washington's rowing team, from their Depression-era beginnings to winning gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
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Movie: Salaar ( 2023 )
The fate of a violently contested kingdom hangs on the fraught bond between two friends-turned-foes in this saga of power, bloodshed and betrayal.
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Movie: All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt ( 2023 )
A decades-spanning exploration of a woman's life in Mississippi and an ode to the generations of people, places, and ineffable moments that shape us.
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Movie: Saltburn ( 2023 )
A student at Oxford University finds himself drawn into the world of a charming and aristocratic classmate, who invites him to his eccentric family's sprawling estate for a summer never to be forgotten.
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Movie: Anyone But You ( 2023 )
After an amazing first date, Bea and Ben's fiery attraction turns ice-cold--until they find themselves unexpectedly reunited at a wedding in Australia. So they do what any two mature adults would do: pretend to be a couple.
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Movie: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom ( 2023 )
Black Manta seeks revenge on Aquaman for his father's death. Wielding the Black Trident's power, he becomes a formidable foe. To defend Atlantis, Aquaman forges an alliance with his imprisoned brother. They must protect the kingdom.
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Movie: All of Us Strangers ( 2023 )
A screenwriter drawn back to his childhood home enters into a fledgling relationship with his downstairs neighbor while discovering a mysterious new way to heal from losing his parents 30 years ago.
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Movie: Perfect Days ( 2023 )
Hirayama cleans public toilets in Tokyo, lives his life in simplicity and daily tranquility. Some encounters also lead him to reflect on himself.
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Movie: Maestro ( 2023 )
This love story chronicles the lifelong relationship of conductor-composer Leonard Bernstein and actress Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein.
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Movie: Menus-Plaisirs - Les Troisgros ( 2023 )
A 93-year-old director embeds inside a French restaurant that's held three Michelin stars for more than 50 years.
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Movie: Wonka ( 2023 )
With dreams of opening a shop in a city renowned for its chocolate, a young and poor Willy Wonka discovers that the industry is run by a cartel of greedy chocolatiers.
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Movie: Divinity ( 2023 )
Centers on two mysterious brothers, who abduct a mogul during his quest for immortality. Meanwhile, a seductive woman helps them launch a journey of self-discovery.
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Movie: Raging Grace ( 2023 )
An undocumented Filipina immigrant lands a job as a care-worker for a terminal old man, securing a better life for her and her daughter. But a dark discovery threatens to destroy everything she's strived for and holds dear.
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Movie: Eileen ( 2023 )
A woman's friendship with a new co-worker at the prison facility where she works takes a sinister turn.