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LAURA DERN

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JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION (2022)
Starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Isabella Sermon, Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern, Sam Neill, Mamoudou Athie, Dewanda Wise, Justice Smith and Daniella Pineda. Directed by Colin Trevorrow.
LITTLE WOMEN (2020)
Starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Eliza Scanlen, Florence Pugh, Laura Dern, Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, James Norton, Louis Garrel and Bob Odenkirk. Directed by Greta Gerwig.

REVIEWS Little Women - Greta Gerwig touches the sublime with another American masterpiece
Little Women - A 21st century remake - but does it cause more harm than good?

MARRIAGE STORY (2019)
Starring Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Alan Alda, Ray Liotta, Merritt Wever, Mark O'Brien, Azhy Robertson, Brooke Bloom and Julie Hagerty. Directed by Noah Baumbach.

REVIEWS Marriage Story - Simply extraordinary

COLD PURSUIT (2019)
Starring Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Emmy Rossum, Tom Bateman, William Forsythe and Julia Jones. Directed by Hans Petter Moland.

Welcome to Kehoe, it’s -10 degrees and counting at this glitzy ski resort in the Rocky Mountains. The local police aren’t used to much action until the son of unassuming town snowplough driver, Nels Coxman, is murdered at the order of Viking, a flamboyant drug lord. Fueled by rage and armed with heavy machinery, Nels sets out to dismantle the cartel one man at a time, but his understanding of murder comes mainly from what he read in a crime novel. As the bodies pile up, his actions ignite a turf war between Viking and his long-standing rival White Bull, a soulful Native-American mafia boss, that will quickly escalate and turn the small town’s bright white slopes blood-red.

REVIEWS Cold Pursuit - A blizzard of blood and belly laughs

DOWNSIZING (2017)
Starring Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Christoph Waltz, Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Sudeikis, Alec Baldwin, Margo Martindale, Laura Dern, Bruce Willis and Joaquim De Almeida. Directed by Alexander Payne.

'Downsizing' imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small. People soon realise how much further money goes in a miniaturised world, and with the promise of a better life, everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha in order to get small and move to a new downsized community - a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.

REVIEWS Downsizing - Honey, I shrunk my ability to be a decent human being

WILSON (2017)
Starring Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Judy Greer, Cheryl Hines, Isabella Amara, James Saito, Chris Carlson, David Warshofsky, Tom Proctor and Shaun Brown. Directed by Craig Johnson.

Wilson is a lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged misanthrope who reunites with his estranged wife and gets a shot at happiness when he learns he has a teenage daughter (Isabella Amara) he has never met. In his uniquely outrageous and slightly twisted way, he sets out to connect with her.

REVIEWS Wilson - Funny yet unsatisfactory

THE FOUNDER (2016)
Starring Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Caroll Lynch, Laura Dern, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson and B.j. Novak. Directed by John Lee Hancock.

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food at their San Bernardino hamburger stand and the crowds of patrons it attracted, Kroc immediately saw franchise potential and manoeuvred himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire. And thus McDonald’s was born.

REVIEWS The Founder - A woefully misdirected missed opportunity

99 HOMES (2015)
Starring Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon, Laura Dern and Noah Lomax. Directed by Ramin Bahrani.

In this timely thriller, when single father Dennis Nash is evicted from his home, his only chance to win it back is to go to work for Rick Carver, the charismatic and ruthless businessman who evicted him in the first place. It’s a deal- with-the-devil that provides security for his family; but as Nash falls deeper into Carver’s web, he finds his situation grows more brutal and dangerous than he ever imagined.

REVIEWS 99 Homes - A harsh reality

WILD (2015)
Starring Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Keene McRae, Gaby Hoffmann, Michiel Huisman, Kevin Rankin, Cliff Deyoung, Thomas Sadoski, Randy Schulman and W. Earl Brown. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.

After years of reckless behaviour, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by memories of her mother Bobbi and with absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own.

REVIEWS Wild - One woman's journey to herself

THE FAULT IN OUR STARS (2014)
Starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern, Nat Wolff, Sam Trammell and Mike Birbiglia. Directed by Josh Boone.

Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them - and us - on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.

REVIEWS The Fault in Our Stars - There will be tears

THE MASTER (2012)
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Laura Dern, Jesse Plemons, Ambyr Childers, Rami Malek, Madisen Beaty, Kevin J. O'Connor and Patty McCormack. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

REVIEWS The Master - Lost souls on the road to salvation
The Master - A true American classic

JURASSIC PARK (1993)
Starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Bob Peck, Martin Ferrero, Bd Wong, Joseph Mazzello, Ariana Richards and Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by Steven Spielberg.

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

REVIEWS Jurassic Park - Celebrating the 25th anniversary of a defining cinematic masterpiece

THE TALE
Starring Laura Dern and Ellen Burstyn. Directed by Jennifer Fox.

A globetrotting journalist living in New York City, Jennifer effortlessly balances work and life with her boyfriend Martin. Until the day her mother Nettie finds a ‘story’ Jennifer wrote at age 13, describing a sexual triangle with two adult coaches, named Bill and Mrs. G. Realising that “The Tale” must be true, Nettie confronts her daughter. But when Jennifer reads the pages from her past, the details are different than her recollection. Shaken to her core, Jennifer decides to track down the two coaches and everyone connected to “The Tale” now. But it’s not until the voice of 13-year-old Jenny surfaces that the shocking truth emerges.
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