All the Money in the World
All the Money in the World (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
When her son John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) is kidnapped, the desperate mother (Michelle Williams) begs the boy's wealthy grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. But the miserly old man will not part with his cash even though he he is one of the richest men in the world. This movie is based on a true story.
Downsizing
Downsizing (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2017)
Wanting to leave a smaller ecological footprint on the Earth, while also enjoying all the finer things in life, a couple (Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig) agrees to downsize -- meaning they undergo an experimental procedure that shrinks their bodies until they are only four inches tall.
Thanksgiving Movies (News and Views, Last Update Nov 2017)
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
The Killing of a Sacred Deer (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
After the death of a patient, Dr. Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell) befriends the surviving son (Barry Keoghan). Soon after the surgeon's own children become mysteriously ill. When it appears the ailment is connected to the grieving teenaged boy, the doctor is forced to make some difficult decisions.
The Shape of Water
The Shape of Water (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
During the Cold War, a government-operated secret scientific lab holds a mysterious creature in an aquarium. The trapped "Amphibian Man" (Doug Jones) attracts the attention of the facility's cleaning lady (Sally Hawkins). Relating to each other's loneliness, the two develop romantic feelings.
Last Flag Flying
Last Flag Flying (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
When "Doc" Shepherd's (Steve Carell) son is killed in the Iraq War, he turns for emotional support to his former pals Sal Nealon (Bryan Cranston) and Reverend Richard Mueller (Laurence Fishbone) -- even though he hasn't seen them since they served together in the Vietnam War together 30 years ago.
Wonder Wheel
Wonder Wheel (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2017)
Mickey (Justin Timberlake), a lifeguard on Coney Island during the 1950s, keeps his eye on more than just the beach-goers. He also notices the unhappy, middle-aged wife (Kate Winslet) of the local carousel operator (James Belushi). And when their a young relative (Juno Temple) comes to town, he observes she's followed by suspicious mobsters.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (Movie Reviews, Last Update Oct 2017)
Neal Page's (Steve Martin) plans for Thanksgiving get detoured. First by bad weather, and then by a not-so-helpful stranger (John Candy) he meets while trying to find an alternative mode of transportation to get home for the holiday.
The Man Who Invented Christmas
The Man Who Invented Christmas (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
The story behind the creation of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol is told as the author's (Dan Stevens) imagination brings to life the beloved characters. Christopher Plummer also stars in the role of Scrooge.
LBJ
LBJ (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
Lyndon Baines Johnson (played by Woody Harrelson) didn't become the President of the United States in the usual way. Succeeding after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, LBJ determines to bring the former leader's vision for Civil Rights to fruition -- even though he faces much opposition.
Darkest Hour (2017)
Darkest Hour (2017) (Movie Reviews, Last Update Dec 2017)
Winston Churchill (played by Gary Oldman) became the British Prime Minister during England's darkest hour. With World War II underway, the new political leader needs to decide how to deal with Hitler's threats. And the fate of the world depended on his choices. This movie opens in a wider release on December 22, 2017.
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Chappaquiddick
Chappaquiddick (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
Based on a true story, this movie dramatizes the wreckage caused to the political career of Senator Ted Kennedy (played by Jason Clarke) when, in 1969, he is involved in a car accident that claimed the life of a 28-year-old woman, Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara).
Death Wish
Death Wish (Movie Reviews, Last Update Oct 2017)
Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) becomes a man with a mission after his family is the victim of a violent crime. Taking the law (and a gun) into his own hands he becomes a vigilante on the streets of Chicago.
Molly’s Game
Molly’s Game (Movie Reviews, Last Update Nov 2017)
Molly Bloom (Jessica Chasten) runs an exclusive poker game that only the very richest can afford. But it looks like the private enterprise may cost her everything when the FBI discover the Russian mob is also at her table. This movie is based on a true story.