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FRENCH EXIT (2021)
Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Lucas Hedges, Tracy Letts, Valerie Mahaffey, Susan Coyne, Imogen Poots, Danielle Macdonald, Isaach De Bankolé, Daniel Ditomasso and Eddie Holland. Directed by Azazel Jacobs.

“My plan was to die before the money ran out,” says 60-year-old penniless Manhattan socialite Frances Price, but things didn’t go as planned. Her husband Franklin has been dead for 12 years and with his vast inheritance gone, she cashes in the last of her possessions and resolves to live out her twilight days anonymously in a borrowed apartment in Paris, accompanied by her directionless son Malcolm and a cat named Small Frank - who may or may not embody the spirit of Frances’s dead husband.

REVIEWS French Exit - A farcical and ridiculous delight

WAVES (2020)
Starring Kelvin Harrison Jr, Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sterling K. Brown, Alexa Demie, Neal Huff, Clifton Collins Jr, Krisha Fairchild and Ruben E.a. Brown. Directed by Trey Edward Shults.

Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family - led by a well-intentioned but domineering father - as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

REVIEWS Waves - High school misery porn drowned by its aesthetic

HONEY BOY (2020)
Starring Shia Labeouf, Lucas Hedges, Noah Jupe, Byron Bowers, Laura San Giacomo, Fka Twigs, Natasha Lyonne, Maika Monroe, Clifton Collins Jr and Martin Starr. Directed by Alma Har'el.

REVIEWS Honey Boy - Shia LaBeouf turns his darkest times into an artistic masterpiece

MID90S (2019)
Starring Sunny Suljic, Katherine Waterston, Lucas Hedges, Na-Kel Smith, Olan Prenatt, Gio Galicia, Ryder McLaughlin, Alexa Demie, Fig Camila Abner and Liana Perlich. Directed by Jonah Hill.

Stevie is a 13-year-old in 90s-era LA who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.

REVIEWS mid90s - An adequate debut with a wild heart at its core

BEN IS BACK (2019)
Starring Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Kathryn Newton, Courtney B. Vance, Alexandra Park, Marquise Vilson, Teddy Cañez, Emily Cass McDonnell, Mia Fowler and Melissa Van Der Schyff. Directed by Peter Hedges.

Follows the charming yet troubled Ben Burns who returns home to his unsuspecting family one fateful Christmas Eve. Ben's wary mother Holly Burns welcomes her beloved son's return, but soon learns he is still very much in harm's way. During the 24 hours that may change their lives forever, Holly must do everything in her power to avoid the family's downfall.
BOY ERASED (2018)
Starring Lucas Hedges, Joel Edgerton, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Joe Alwyn, Troye Sivan, Théodore Pellerin, Xavier Dolan, Cherry Jones and Flea. Directed by Joel Edgerton.

Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, is outed to his parents at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.

REVIEWS Boy Erased - All the best intentions, but never quite reaches them

LADY BIRD (2018)
Starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothée Chalamet, Beanie Feldstein, Stephen Henderson, Lois Smith, Odeya Rush and Kathryn Newton. Directed by Greta Gerwig.

Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mum, a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird's father loses his job. Set in Sacramento, California in 2002, amidst a rapidly shifting American economic landscape, Lady Bird is an affecting look at the relationships that shape us, the beliefs that define us, and the unmatched beauty of a place called home.

REVIEWS Lady Bird - This is the best version of herself

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI (2018)
Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, John Hawkes, Peter Dinklage, Abbie Cornish, Caleb Landry Jones, Lucas Hedges, Kathryn Newton and Clarke Peters. Directed by Martin McDonagh.

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.

REVIEWS Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - A misjudged morality lesson at the most inappropriate time
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Disturbingly funny and brilliantly acted

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (2017)
Starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges, C.j. Wilson, Gretchen Mol and Matthew Broderick. Directed by Kenneth Lonergan.

An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.

REVIEWS Manchester By The Sea - A rough ride

THE ZERO THEOREM (2014)
Starring Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Mélanie Tierry, Matt Damon, Ben Whishaw, Tilda Swinton and Lucas Hedges. Directed by Terry Gilliam.

An eccentric and reclusive computer genius plagued with existential angst works on a mysterious project aimed at discovering the purpose of existence – or the lack thereof – once and for all. However it is only once he experiences the power of love and desire that he is able to understand his very reason for being.

REVIEWS The Zero Theorem - Gilliam's unusual sci-fi romp

MOONRISE KINGDOM (2012)
Starring Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Bob Balaban, Tilda Swinton, Harvey Keitel and Lucas Hedges. Directed by Wes Anderson.

REVIEWS Moonrise Kingdom - Fine actors, dark humour

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