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Movie: Knives Out

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death. [more inside]
posted by the primroses were over on Nov 23, 2019 - 80 comments

Movie: Take Shelter

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Nov 1, 2019 - 3 comments

Movie: Loving

A film about Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), the interracial couple whose 1958 marriage eventually overturned anti-miscegenation laws in the United States. Currently at 89%/79% at Rotten Tomatoes. The Wall Street Journal's Joe Morgenstern: "the most daring part of this wonderful film...is its calmness." Written and directed by Jeff Nichols (Mud, Take Shelter).
posted by mediareport on Dec 14, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: Midnight Special

Roy (Michael Shannon) flees by night with his son (Jaeden Lieberher) and friend (Joel Edgerton), evading sunlight, an Amber Alert, a religious cult, and the FBI in writer/director Jeff Nichols' heartfelt supernatural chase film. [more inside]
posted by carsonb on Mar 20, 2016 - 16 comments

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