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DEAR EVAN HANSEN (2021)
Starring Ben Platt, Kaitlyn Dever, Amandla Stenberg, Nik Dodani, Colton Ryan, Amy Adams, Danny Pino, Julianne Moore, Demarius R. Copes and Isaac Powell. Directed by Stephen Chbosky.

An anxious, isolated high schooler aches for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social media age.

REVIEWS Dear Evan Hansen - A disappointing, misguided adaptation of the award-winning musical

BOOKSMART (2019)
Starring Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Mason Gooding, Skyler Gisondo, Victoria Ruesga, Billie Lourd, Molly Gordon, Jason Sudeikis, Lisa Kudrow and Will Forte. Directed by Olivia Wilde.

On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends suddenly realise that they should have worked less and played more. Determined never to fall short of their peers, the girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night.

REVIEWS Booksmart - Say hello to the next great voice in female filmmaking

THE FRONT RUNNER (2019)
Starring Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, Sara Paxton, Kaitlyn Dever, Ari Graynor, J.k. Simmons, Mike Judge, Toby Huss, Kevin Pollak and Evan Castelloe. Directed by Jason Reitman.

The rise and fall of Senator Gary Hart, who captured the imagination of young voters and was considered the overwhelming front runner for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination when his campaign was sidelined by the story of an extramarital relationship with Donna Rice. As tabloid journalism and political journalism merged for the first time, Senator Hart was forced to drop out of the race – events that left a profound and lasting impact on American politics and the world stage.

REVIEWS The Front Runner - A tone-deaf look at what could have been

BEAUTIFUL BOY (2018)
Starring Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan, Christian Convery, Oakley Bull, Kaitlyn Dever, Stefanie Scott, Julian Works and Kue Lawrence. Directed by Felix Van Groeningen.

After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.

REVIEWS Beautiful Boy - Great performances drowning in a sea of mediocrity

MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN (2014)
Starring Kaitlyn Dever, Rosemarie Dewitt, Ansel Elgort, Jennifer Garner, Judy Greer, Dean Norris and Adam Sandler. Directed by Jason Reitman.
SHORT TERM 12 (2013)
Starring Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr, Kaitlyn Dever, Rami Malek, Lakeith Stanfield, Kevin Hernandez, Melora Walters, Stephanie Beatriz, Lydia Du Veaux and Alex Calloway. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton.

Passionate and tough, Grace, a twenty-something supervisor at a foster-care facility for at-risk teenagers, is a formidable caretaker of the kids in her charge, and in love with her long-term boyfriend and co-worker, Mason.

But Grace’s own difficult past – and the surprising future that suddenly presents itself – throw her into unforeseen confusion, made all the sharper with the arrival of a new intake at the facility – Jayden a gifted but troubled teenage girl with whom Grace has a charged connection.

She and Mason also struggle to help Marcus – an intense, quiet kid who is about to turn 18 – manage through the difficulty of having to leave the facility. Grace comes to find – in both her work and the new teenager in her care – surprising sources of redemption.

REVIEWS Short Term 12 - Beautiful. Special. A revelation.

J. EDGAR (2012)
Starring Leonardo Dicaprio, Josh Hamilton, Geoff Pierson, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench, Gunner Wright, Kaitlyn Dever, Adam Driver and Ed Westwick. Directed by Clint Eastwood.

REVIEWS J. Edgar - An historical mess

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