Wednesday, October 17, 2018


The Bookshop UK Spain Germany • 2017 • 1 hour 53 minutes


Principal Cast

Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Hunter Tremayne


Synopsis

England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green (Emily Mortimer) risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. While bringing about a surprising cultural awakening through works by Ray Bradbury and Vladimir Nabokov, she earns the polite but ruthless opposition of a local grand dame (Patricia Clarkson) and the support and affection of a reclusive book loving widower (Bill Nighy). As Florence's obstacles amass and bear suspicious signs of a local power struggle, she is forced to ask: is there a place for a bookshop in a town that may not want one? Based on Penelope Fitzgerald's acclaimed novel and directed by Isabel Coixet (Learning to Drive), The Bookshop is an elegant yet incisive rendering of personal resolve, tested in the battle for the soul of a community.


Rating

G

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 Wednesday, November 21, 2018


Leave No Trace USA • 2018 • 1 hour 49 minutes


Principal Cast

Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster, Jeffery Rifflard


Synopsis

Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back to their wild homeland. The film is directed by Debra Granik from a script adapted by Granik and Anne Rosellini.


Rating

G

 Wednesday, January 16, 2019


Three Identical Strangers USA UK • 2018 • 1 hour 36 minutes


Principal Cast

Silvi Alzetta-Reali, Eddy Galland, Ron Guttman


Synopsis

New York, 1980: three complete strangers accidentally discover that they are identical triplets, separated at birth. The 19-year-olds' joyous reunion catapults them to international fame, but it also unlocks an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes beyond their own lives - and could transform our understanding of human nature forever.


Rating

PG

 Wednesday, February 20, 2019


The Grizzlies Canada • 2018 • 1 hour 47 minutes


Principal Cast

Tantoo Cardinal, Ben Schnetzer, Will Sasso, Booboo Stewart


Synopsis

Russ Sheppard (Ben Schnetzer) is a young teacher who has just moved to Kugluktuk, Nunavut — a community that had one of the highest suicide rates in North America in 1998, when the film is set. When it comes to Russ’s attention that one of his students, Kyle (Booboo Stewart), is using the school storage bins to seek refuge from his abusive father, Russ decides to start an after-school lacrosse program in an attempt to offer his students a safe space.


Rating

PG

 Wednesday, March 20, 2019


The Children Act UK • 2017 • 1 hour 45 minutes


Principal Cast

Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead


Synopsis

As her marriage to Jack (Stanley Tucci) flounders, eminent High Court judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) has a life-changing decision to make at work: should she force a teenage boy, Adam (Fionn Whitehead), to have the blood transfusion that will save his life? Her unorthodox visit to his hospital bedside has a profound impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her.


Rating

PG

 Wednesday, April 17, 2019


Wild Rose UK • 2018 • 1 hour 41 minutes


Principal Cast

Julie Walters, Jessie Buckley, Sophie Okonedo


Synopsis

Wild Rose tells the complicated story of Rose-Lynn, a woman on a quest to become a country music star, while also grappling with the responsibilities of being recently released from prison and a young mother of two children.


Rating

NR