Films I Have Seen Recently

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1.
The Little Hours (2017)
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In the Middle Ages, a young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns. Introduced as a deaf mute man, he must fight to hold his cover as the nuns try to resist temptation. (90 mins.)
Director: Jeff Baena
“ 7/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
2.
Girls Trip (2017)
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When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there's enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. (122 mins.)
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
“ 8/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
3.
Maudie (2016)
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An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community. (115 mins.)
Director: Aisling Walsh
“ 8/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
4.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
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A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. (137 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ 7/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
5.
Step (2017 Documentary)
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STEP documents the senior year of a girls' high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. (83 mins.)
Director: Amanda Lipitz
“ 8/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
6.
Dunkirk (2017)
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Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. (106 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
7.
Difret (2014)
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A young lawyer travels to an Ethiopian village to represent Hirut, a 14-year-old girl who shot her would-be husband as he and others were practicing one of the nation's oldest traditions: abduction into marriage. (99 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
8.
Minions (2015)
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Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. (91 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
9.
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
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After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. (140 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
“ 8/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
10.
Despicable Me 3 (2017)
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Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. (90 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
11.
The Hero (2017)
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An ailing movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality. (93 mins.)
Director: Brett Haley
“ 7/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
12.
The Big Sick (2017)
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A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows. (120 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
13.
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
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Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges. (133 mins.)
Director: Jon Watts
“ 9/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
14.
Okja (2017)
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Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating animal named Okja. (120 mins.)
Director: Bong Joon Ho
“ 5/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
15.
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
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Larry Rayder is an aspiring NASCAR driver, Deke Sommers is mechanic. As they feel they collectively are the best... (93 mins.)
Director: John Hough
“ 6/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
16.
Cars 3 (2017)
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Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world. (102 mins.)
Director: Brian Fee
“ 7/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
17.
Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
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A holistic medicine practitioner attends a wealthy client's dinner party after her car breaks down. (82 mins.)
Director: Miguel Arteta
“ 6/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
18.
Baby Driver (2017)
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After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. (112 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ 8/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
19.
The Book of Henry (2017)
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With instructions from her genius son's carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather. (105 mins.)
Director: Colin Trevorrow
“ 2/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
20.
Burn After Reading (2008)
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A disk containing mysterious information from a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous and daft gym employees who attempt to sell it. (96 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
21.
At the Earth's Core (1976)
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A Victorian era scientist and his assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic bird and full of prehistoric monsters and cavemen. (89 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
“ 4/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
22.
All Eyez on Me (2017)
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Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur. (139 mins.)
Director: Benny Boom
“ 6/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
23.
Rough Night (2017)
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Things go terribly wrong for a group of girlfriends who hire a male stripper for a bachelorette party in Miami. (101 mins.)
Director: Lucia Aniello
“ 7/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
24.
The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (1966)
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Santa has to get a job as Santa to earn money to pay his overdue rent bill (94 mins.)
Director: Rossano Brazzi
“ 3/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064
 
25.
47 Meters Down (2017)
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Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive. (89 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - bkrauser-81-311064