Posts tagged with "2017"



Lean on Pete is a five-year-old chestnut quarter horse with movie-star eyes that fit the bill since he moseys off with every scene he’s in.

The rat-infested trenches of Northern France are no place for a boy in the spring of 1918. But that’s where Second Lieutenant Raleigh naively requests to be sent.

Professor Philip Goodman is a self-satisfied TV debunker of all things “superstitious.” But he’s ripe for a rude awakening when tasked by a fellow non-believer to explain away three examples of the inexplicable.

A copperhead is a venomous snake. It’s also the name of a gang of West Australian outlaw motorcycle riders—the 1 per cent who are a paradox of the deadly and the fiercely.

Languishing in a godforsaken, 18th-century South American colony, pining for his family and desperate beyond measure to be gone, magistrate Don Diego de Zama is in fact going precisely nowhere.

Writer-director Xavier Legrand’s confronting debut feature grabs the hot-potato topic of domestic violence and runs to the depths of hell with it.

All is manifestly not well on the manicured island of Jersey where tour-coach hostess Moll lives at home with her domineering, “best-friend” mother and her Alzheimer’s-afflicted father.

Joe’s mission is the rescue and retrieval of sex-trafficked girls who are invariably lost in many more ways than one; work that weighs as heavily as the harrowing personal memories he’s powerless against.

From their first encounter, hostile mechanic Tony and older, closed-off construction foreman Yasser are an impossible force and an immovable object.

As the eye of the celebratory storm of a grand wedding reception in a French chateau, fed-up planner Max is tossed every which way by forces beyond his control.

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