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1.
The Insect Woman (1963)
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Life story of a woman born in poverty trying to succeed. Through her many schemes, she faces her ups and downs in a cyclical nature, fueled mostly by self-interest. (123 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
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Days of Glory (2006)
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During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination. (128 mins.)
 
3.
Red Lights (2012)
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Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away. (114 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Cortés
 
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Independence Day (1996)
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The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive. (145 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
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Looper (2012)
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In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination. (119 mins.)
Director: Rian Johnson
 
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Damsels in Distress (2011)
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A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated environment of the Seven Oaks college campus, and to rescue their fellow students from depression, grunge and low standards of every kind. (99 mins.)
Director: Whit Stillman
 
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50/50 (2011)
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Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. (100 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
 
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In the Fog (2012)
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Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces impossible moral choice. (127 mins.)
Director: Sergey Loznitsa
 
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Apollo 13 (1995)
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NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy. (140 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
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Carnage (2011)
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Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the discussion into chaos. (80 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
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Cloud Atlas (2012)
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An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. (172 mins.)
 
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Detective Story (1951)
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On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod. (103 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
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Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2011)
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Eight years after being listed as missing in action and presumed dead in Iraq, Marine Corps Sgt. Nicholas Brody is found alive in an Al Qaeda prison... (55 mins.)
 
15.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Grace (2011)
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Virgil and Carrie's illegal surveillance of the Brody home is covered for a month by a dodgy court order... (55 mins.)
 
16.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Clean Skin (2011)
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Nicholas Brody quickly proves himself a welcome father for already doting son Chris and even brat Dana... (55 mins.)
 
17.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Semper I (2011)
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Political powers make big plans to promote Brody as a national hero, but erratic behavior on his part threatens his media image. (55 mins.)
 
18.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Blind Spot (2011)
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A man is captured by the CIA in Islamabad, who turns out to be Brody's former guard and torturer while he was a prisoner. The man is interrogated by Saul, but Brody wants to see him in person. (55 mins.)
 
19.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: The Good Soldier (2011)
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Carrie manages to prepare a polygraph test for the 11 people who were near Afsal Hamid, including Sgt. Brody. Meannwhile, she tries to get closer to Brody using other personal methods. (55 mins.)
 
20.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: The Weekend (2011)
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Aileen is taken into custody by Saul in Mexico. Meanwhile, Carrie and Brody share some quality time at a cabin in the woods, owned by Carrie's family. Everything seems to be going well until shocking revelations are made. (55 mins.)
 
21.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Achilles Heel (2011)
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While Carrie and Saul are left reeling by the news that Walker is alive, the intelligence organizations squabble over how to capture him. (55 mins.)
 
22.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Crossfire (2011)
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Brody's efforts to sever ties with Abu Nazir triggers flashbacks to his time as a captive. Meanwhile, the mosque shooting results in a public-relations nightmare for Carrie. (55 mins.)
 
23.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Representative Brody (2011)
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Walker's Washington contact is identified by Carrie and Saul, but the target is protected via diplomatic immunity. Meanwhile, political bigwigs approach Brody about running for a disgraced congressman's seat. (55 mins.)
 
24.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: The Vest (2011)
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When the dust settles from an explosion, Saul finds a manic Carrie hospitalized and realizes there may be merit to her wild theories. (55 mins.)
 
25.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
Episode: Marine One (2011)
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In the Season 1 finale, a near-catatonic Carrie is confined to bed as Saul puzzles over the unnerving implications of her time line. (55 mins.)
 
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The Details (2011)
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When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder. (101 mins.)