Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
Felix van Groeningen
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. An adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.
Richard E. Grant,
Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.
Circa 1968, several strangers, most with a secret to bury, meet by chance at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one night, everyone will show their true colors - before everything goes to hell.
Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.
George Tillman Jr.
This movie follows a teenager named Stevie growing up in Los Angeles. He's struggling with his family, including his co-dependent single mom and his abusive older brother, and at school, where his richer friends seem to overlook him. When Stevie befriends a crew of skateboarders, he learns some tough lessons about class, race, and privilege.Written by
Mid90s is Jonah Hill's directional debut, and it's a debut for the ages. Mid90s follows teenager Stevie, who lives at home with his single mother and abusive brother. Stevie has a hard time fitting in until he meets a group of kids at a skateboard shop. Stevie soon earns the nickname, "sunburn" from his new friends, "f***s***," "fourth grade," Ruben, and Ray. Stevie quickly learns life lessons from his group of friends that he's never been able to learn before. He learns about race, friendship, and other social class issues. He learns that no matter how hard you may think you have it there always someone out there who has it worse. These life issues that Stevie learns from his friends is what makes this film so authentic and real. It's not just a film about skateboarding, it's a film about the struggles of growing up, and standing up for yourself. The beauty of this film is how 5 boys with so little are able to live their best lives with each other with just a wooden board. This film is a portrayal of how little material items really mean, and how important it is to have friends to pick you up when you're down. The movie provides tremendous performances led by Sunny Suljic, Lucas Hedges, and Katherine Waterson. Trent Reznor, and Atticus Ross once again provide a film score that depicts the tone of the film in such a fitting and beautiful way. Overall this film feels so real and authentic, and it's hard to tell these are kids playing movie characters. Jonah Hill has made a movie with such heart and compassion, that it is hard to forget after the credits role. If you like coming of age movies, then this is a movie for you, and if you appreciate filmmaking itself, then Mid90s is a must see movie.
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