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November 14

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

The second installment of the "Fantastic Beasts" series set in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander. [more inside]
posted by Krazor at 1:56 PM - 6 comments

November 13

Despicable Me

When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 12:27 PM - 12 comments

Destination Wedding

Frank and Lindsay are terrible people who end up at a destination wedding. They meet and, over the course of the weekend and against all odds, find themselves drawn to one another even as they are repulsed by one another.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 6:46 AM - 8 comments

They Shall Not Grow Old

Employing state-of-the-art technology to transform audio and moving image archive footage more than a century old, Peter Jackson brings to life the people who can best tell the story of World War I: the men who were there. [more inside]
posted by ppl at 4:33 AM - 4 comments

November 12

Tampopo

A pair of truck drivers happen onto a decrepit roadside fast food stop selling ramen noodles. The widowed owner, Tampopo, pleads them to help her turn her establishment into a paragon of the "art of noodle soup making".
posted by DirtyOldTown at 9:18 AM - 6 comments

November 11

The Rider

After suffering a serious head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America. Stars real-life rodeo rider Brady Jandreau and his family in a near-documentary story of learning to live after his injury makes it impossible for him to continue riding.
posted by migurski at 12:22 PM - 3 comments

November 10

Enthiran

This is a two and a half hour long Bollywood/Tamil musical/romantic comedy/sci-fi epic about Dr. Vasi, a brilliant scientist (Rajinikanth) who builds a robot named Chitti (also played by Rajinikanth) to protect mankind. Problems arise when Chitti falls in love with Dr. Vasi's girlfriend (Aishwarya Rai). This film's sequel, 2.0, is scheduled to hit theaters on 11/29/2018.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 10:38 PM - 19 comments

November 9

The Usual Suspects

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.
posted by numaner at 8:28 PM - 17 comments

November 7

The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

When old Mr. Lazarescu falls ill and needs medical treatment, but modern life has ways of ignoring the old, the sick, and the poor. It will take him all night to die, if anyone is even paying any attention. A dark comedy from Romania. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 1:43 PM - 3 comments

Graduation

Romeo Aldea is a doctor who regrets having settled in his native Romania, a country still teeming with corruption and back dealings. He channels his ambitions for a better life into his teenage daughter, Eliza, who is just one exam away from securing a scholarship to a prestigious British university. But when Eliza is attacked on the eve of her test, endangering her ability to pass, Romeo takes matters into his own hands to ensure her success. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 11:51 AM - 4 comments

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

Romania, 1987, the brutal Ceausescu communist regime is in place; birth control is illegal and abortion is a crime punishable by death. Gabita is almost five months into an unwanted pregnancy and in meek desperation turns to her friend and roommate, Otilia for help in organizing an illegal termination. Unfortunate circumstances force the two women to use an unwanted male abortionist, Bebe. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown at 11:08 AM - 6 comments

Monsters vs. Aliens

A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth. [more inside]
posted by zinon at 8:36 AM - 0 comments

November 5

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. An adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.
posted by latkes at 6:14 PM - 3 comments

November 3

The Other Side of the Wind

Surrounded by fans and skeptics, grizzled director J.J. "Jake" Hannaford returns from years abroad in Europe to a changed Hollywood, where he attempts to make his innovative comeback film. [more inside]
posted by octothorpe at 6:43 PM - 4 comments

Suspiria

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
posted by Strange Interlude at 7:49 AM - 11 comments

November 2

The Hate U Give

Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right. [more inside]
posted by Become A Silhouette at 8:02 PM - 3 comments

Bohemian Rhapsody

A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.
posted by lauranesson at 6:22 PM - 13 comments

October 31

The Void

Small town cop Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. Daniel takes him to the local hospital, but shit there ain't right: hunted by cultists bearing the symbol of a black triangle, people are undergoing monstrous transformations. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus at 11:19 PM - 8 comments

Halloweentown

After learning she is a witch, a girl helps save a town full of other supernatural creatures. "But Halloweentown isn't just Marnie's story: it tells the tale of three generations of women joining forces to battle against evil." Starring Debbie Reynolds, Kimberly J. Brown, Judith Hoag, Joey Zimmerman, Phillip Van Dyke, and Emily Roeske [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns at 1:35 PM - 1 comment

Southbound

The film contains five stories set on desolate stretches of a desert highway. Two men on the run from their past, a band on its way to a gig, a man struggling to get home, a brother in search of his long-lost sister and a family on vacation are forced to confront their worst fears and darkest secrets in these interwoven tales.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 5:00 AM - 10 comments

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