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November 19

Witness for the Prosecution

In this film based on Agatha Christie's short story and play, Leonard Vole (Tyrone Power) is accused of murdering an elderly rich woman, and the only alibi to him depends on his wife.
posted by gemutlichkeit at 12:03 PM - 2 comments

November 17

Justice League

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry, and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth. [more inside]
posted by kittensofthenight at 12:35 PM - 17 comments

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.
posted by Fizz at 11:27 AM - 2 comments

November 13

Lady Bird

Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson, a fiercely independent teenager, tries to make her own way in the world while wanting to get out of her hometown of Sacramento, California & to get away from her complicated mother & recently-unemployed father.
posted by GuyZero at 11:16 AM - 11 comments

A Ghost Story

In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife. [more inside]
posted by jazon at 10:50 AM - 4 comments

November 11

Murder on the Orient Express

Kenneth Branagh directs and acts in a remake of the Christie classic. Branagh plays master detective Hercule Poirot, and is joined by a star studded cast, who are all suspects when the passenger of a luxury train is murdered during the night.
posted by codacorolla at 10:48 AM - 18 comments

November 5

Geostorm

When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate start to attack Earth, it's a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.
posted by ellieBOA at 5:29 AM - 4 comments

November 4

Children of Men

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
posted by Fizz at 7:48 PM - 18 comments

November 1

Landline

A teenager living with her sister and parents in Manhattan during the 1990s discovers that her father is having an affair.
posted by ellieBOA at 10:27 AM - 0 comments

October 28

Miss Sloane

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.
posted by ellieBOA at 8:29 AM - 1 comment

October 26

The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas. The third big screen Lego Movie, this one focuses on teenage Lego ninja heroes in a futuristic city.
posted by EndsOfInvention at 2:30 AM - 3 comments

October 24

Thor: Ragnarok

After the god of death Hela returns to lay waste to Asgard, Thor has to fight the Hulk in the Grandmaster's arena on the planet of Sakaar, rally Hulk and the disaffected Agardian Valkyrie and return to prevent Ragnarok - the twilight of the gods. [more inside]
posted by Grangousier at 3:22 PM - 118 comments

October 23

One, Two, Three

A Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin tries to keep the boss's daughter from marrying a Communist. [more inside]
posted by latkes at 6:36 PM - 5 comments

October 22

Teen Wolf

An ordinary high school student discovers that his family has an unusual pedigree when he finds himself turning into a werewolf. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow at 5:28 PM - 11 comments

October 21

One of Us

Penetrating the insular world of New York's Hasidic community, focusing on three individuals driven to break away despite threats of retaliation. Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, also the creators of Jesus Camp. [more inside]
posted by lauranesson at 12:31 PM - 3 comments

October 20

The Death of Stalin

Armando Iannucci's jet-black comedy traces the frantic political machinations following the death of Joseph Stalin in 1953, centring on the race to replace him between the monstrous security chief Lavrentiy Beria (played by Simon Russell Beale) and Nikita Khrushchev (Steve Buscemi). [more inside]
posted by Grangousier at 9:15 AM - 18 comments

Patton Oswalt: Annihilation

Some jokes about Trump. A little crowd work. And then jokes related to his heartbreaking loss. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk at 9:13 AM - 8 comments

October 14

The Florida Project

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.
posted by Pizzarina Sbarro at 9:46 PM - 4 comments

Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent is the world's first fully oil painted feature film, about the life and mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh. [more inside]
posted by jazon at 5:43 PM - 5 comments

The Villainess

A young woman, raised from childhood to be a killer, is co-opted as an assassin by the Korean secret service. [more inside]
posted by Grangousier at 4:45 AM - 1 comment

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