Two strangers stuck in Manhattan for the night grow into each other's most trusted confidants when an evening of unexpected adventure forces them to confront their fears and take control of their lives.
The limited drama series is a gripping, character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best selling novel of the same name by William Landay. An assistant DA's world is shattered when his beloved son gets charged with murder.
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier, transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.
Samuel L. Jackson
Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old's mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary's landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary's teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.Written by
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Due to several scene retakes from multiple angles, the knitter in the hospital scene background had to keep unravelling her work between takes to maintain continuity. See more »
When Mary looks at Grandmother's photo album, there is a photo of a college gateway. Grandmother responds to Mary's question "where is that?", stating "Cambridge". In fact it is the gateway to Christ Church, Oxford University, with Mercury, the statue in central fountain, clearly visible in the background. See more »
Just a terrific movie with one of the best performances by a child actor in years. Chris Evans was terrific. Octavia Spencer is the gold standard. Lindsay Duncan was so good.
The thing I don't get is why McKenna Grace is not being mentioned for any awards. She is just ridiculously good. So many child actors these days are too precious or too snotty. I believed her as that character. She gets better as the movie gets going. This girl deserves to, at the very least, be in the conversation for awards. It's a head-scratcher.
See this movie. It's the kind they don't make anymore. Laugh and cry, and nobody kills anyone or takes heroin or robs anyone. Sweet movie.
10 out of 10.
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