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January 16

Phantom Thread

A 1950s period piece exploring the relationship triangle between couture dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis), his sister and business partner Cyril (Lesley Manville), and Alma (Vicky Krieps), the woman Woodcock invites into his home to be his latest muse and model.
posted by Going To Maine at 10:53 PM - 1 comment

January 15

Darkest Hour

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs in the balance. The newly-appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or to fight on against incredible odds. [more inside]
posted by gemmy at 9:42 PM - 4 comments

The Post

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate at 6:43 PM - 4 comments

January 14

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

A documentary celebrating one of the world's most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels inspired millions to re-claim their lives. [more inside]
posted by roger ackroyd at 8:51 PM - 3 comments

January 13

A Zed & Two Noughts

Oliver Deuce, a successful doctor, is shattered when his wife is killed in a freak car accident involving a car being driven by Alba Bewick colliding with a very large rare bird. His twin brother Oswald is researching how carcasses decay at the local zoo. Alba survives the accident although she loses one leg, and her sinister physician eventually removes the other 'because it looked so sad all alone'. Oswald and Oliver become involved in a menage a trois with Alba, and uncover very dubious trafficking in zoo property. But ultimately their only goal is to try and understand their mortal condition.
posted by mumblelard at 5:40 AM - 1 comment

January 9

The Lives of Others

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
posted by Fizz at 3:49 PM - 9 comments

January 8

Throw Momma from the Train

In his directorial debut, Danny DeVito plays Owen, the put-upon momma's boy who enlists his writing teacher (Billy Crystal) in a Strangers on a Train-style murder scheme. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil at 10:48 AM - 14 comments

January 7

The Day After Tomorrow

Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City, to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
posted by phunniemee at 11:15 AM - 37 comments

January 6

Molly's Game

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
posted by ellieBOA at 8:05 AM - 10 comments

January 5

The Greatest Showman

A musical about American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate at 4:33 AM - 9 comments

January 4

Bushwick

In a Brooklyn neighborhood, 20-year-old Lucy [Brittany Snow] and war veteran Stupe [Dave Bautista] must cross a treacherous five blocks to escape an invading military force. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns at 9:31 PM - 16 comments

I, Tonya

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
posted by phunniemee at 5:18 PM - 11 comments

I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore.

And that is the title. Ruth (Melanie Lynskey) wants people to stop being assholes. After her home is burglarized, she sets out to right a wrong. [more inside]
posted by sylvanshine at 8:22 AM - 6 comments

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
posted by frimble at 4:33 AM - 38 comments

January 3

Brawl in Cell Block 99

A former boxer-turned-drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly.
posted by paper chromatographologist at 11:40 AM - 5 comments

December 31, 2017

My Happy Family

Tbilisi, Georgia, 2016: In a patriarchal society, an ordinary Georgian family lives with three generations under one roof. All are shocked when 52-year-old Manana decides to move out from her parents' home and live alone. Without her family and her husband, a journey into the unknown begins. [more inside]
posted by k8t at 2:55 PM - 1 comment

Now You See Me

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
posted by ellieBOA at 1:46 PM - 17 comments

December 29, 2017

The Shawshank Redemption

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. Based on a book by Stephen King. [more inside]
posted by Frayed Knot at 7:39 PM - 33 comments

December 28, 2017

Cthulhu

A Seattle history professor, drawn back to his estranged family on the Oregon coast to execute his late mother's estate, is reacquainted with his best friend from childhood, with whom he has a long-awaited tryst. The expectations placed on him by his family pile up, and he learns that home is never really what we remembered it to be. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns at 3:41 PM - 4 comments

Ben-Hur

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus changes everything. He finally meets his rival in a justly famous chariot race and rescues his suffering family.
posted by frimble at 12:43 PM - 5 comments

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