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VOX LUX (2019)
Starring Natalie Portman, Raffey Cassidy, Jude Law, Stacy Martin, Jennifer Ehle, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Abbott, Maria Dizzia, Meg Gibson and Daniel London. Directed by Brady Corbet.

The rise of Celeste from the ashes of a major national tragedy to pop super stardom. The film spans 18 years and traces important cultural moments through her eyes, starting in 1999 and concluding in 2017. In 1999, teenage Celeste survives a violent tragedy.

REVIEWS Vox Lux - Art and violence collide in Brady Corbet's ambitious melodrama

COLETTE (2018)
Starring Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Fiona Shaw, Ray Panthaki, Denise Gough, Robert Pugh, Rebecca Root, Aiysha Hart, Caroline Boulton and Máté Haumann. Directed by Wash Westmoreland.

The story of the woman behind the scandalous Claudine novels (and later Gigi) that dazzled French society in the first half of the 20th Century. The film depicts her rise from country girl to darling of the Parisian demi-monde with her husband Henry ‘Willy’ Gauthier-Villars. A critic and author in his own right, he mentors and later betrays her, as her stories gain them fame and notoriety.

REVIEWS Colette - The myth, The legend, The Claudine

STRONGER (2018)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Clancy Brown, Miranda Richardson, Frankie Shaw, Danny McCarthy, Carlos Sanz, Karen Scalia, Jimmy Leblanc and Patty O'Neil. Directed by David Gordon Green.

A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.

REVIEWS Stronger - A weak portrayal of a true tragedy

SHOT CALLER (2017)
Starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jon Bernthal, Lake Bell, Omari Hardwick, Michael Landes, Jeffrey Donovan, Benjamin Bratt, Emory Cohen, Jessy Schram and Matt Gerald. Directed by Ric Roman Waugh.

Jacob is a successful businessman who, after a killing a man in a DUI car accident, is sent to a maximum security prison where he soon realises he must adapt or die.

REVIEWS Shot Caller - A tense, terrifying look at the U.S. prison system

NIGHTCRAWLER (2014)
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo and Bill Paxton. Directed by Dan Gilroy.

Lou Bloom is a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of LA crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling - where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents. Aided by Rene Russo as Nina, a veteran of the blood-sport that is local TV news, Lou blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

REVIEWS Nightcrawler - A filthy, fiery masterpiece
Nightcrawler - Blurred lines

HOW TO CATCH A MONSTER
Starring Christina Hendricks - Billy and Ben Mendlesohn. Directed by Ryan Gosling.
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