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1,000 Times Good Night Film Review
Rebecca Thomas, photojournalist, travels to the world's combat zones to document injustice and violence. Her family constantly fears for her safety. After she is injured in a suicide bombing, can she reconcile her career with her family life?
33 Postcards Film Review
"33 Postcards" is a unique film about a young woman's search for identity. Mei Mei, orphaned as a toddler, travels from China to Australia to meet her foreign sponsor. Will he accept her as his daughter? Directed by Pauline Chan, this movie is a meditation on family, love and redemption.
5 Days of War Film Review
August 2008 and the Beijing Olympics have just begun. Thomas Anders thinks the war he is covering in the former Soviet state of Georgia is more important. Can he get anyone to listen?
99 Homes Film Review
The economic meltdown of 2008 and the subsequent home mortgage crisis set the stage for "99 Homes". A construction worker is evicted and finds the only work available is forcing others out of their homes. Ramin Bahrani's film is a masterful depiction of survival and redemption.
A Five Star Life Film Review
Irene Lorenzi stays in the world's most luxurious hotels, and gets paid to do so. But as Irene approaches middle-age, she begins to question what true luxury and freedom entail. "A Five Star Life" is directed by Maria Sole Tognazzi.
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Film Review
A horror/western/love story that features a female vampire and is set in Iran? You've never seen anything quite like Ana Lily Amirpour's genre-bending debut feature film.
A Hijacking Film Review
Mikkel, a husband and father, is a cook on the ship MV Rozen when it is hijacked by Somali pirates. Peter Ludvigsen, the company CEO, must decide how much to pay for the ship and its crew. "A Hijacking" is a tense psychological drama written and directed by Tobias Lindholm.
A Long Way Down Film Review
A chance encounter between four strangers on New Year's Eve causes their lives to be irrevocably altered, for the better. Pierce Brosnan and Toni Collette star in the screen version of Nick Hornby's "A Long Way Down".
A Month of Sundays Film Review
Frank Mollard thinks he receives a phone call from heaven when he hears his mother's voice on the line. It's actually a kindly librarian who misdialed, but the two strike up an unlikely friendship in this gentle and quirky film starring Anthony LaPaglia and Julia Blake.
A Most Violent Year Film Review
Abel Morales has a business that is under threat. His trucks are being hijacked and his employees are physically assaulted. Does he respond using the same violent tactics? "A Most Violent Year" is J.C. Chandor's third film as writer and director.
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