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,
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
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
Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Follows the charming yet troubled Ben Burns (Hedges), who returns home to his unsuspecting family one fateful Christmas Eve. Ben's wary mother Holly Burns (Roberts) welcomes her beloved son's return, but soon learns he is still very much in harm's way. During the 24 hours that may change their lives forever, Holly must do everything in her power to avoid the family's downfall.
Ben Is Back tells the story of Ben Burns(Lucas Hedges). On Christmas Eve, Ben who is recovering from drug addiction, returns home. His visit is very sudden & his family is caught off-guard.
Ben Is Back is an excellent movie. Writer-director Peter Hedges has given us an emotional, suspenseful & original story, which is very rare these days. The highlight of the film is the family dynamic, which has been portrayed beautifully. Julia Roberts is spectacular as Holly Burns. Lucas Hedges is outstanding as Ben Burns. Courtney B. Vance is great as Neal Beeby. Kathryn Newton is brilliant as Ivy Burns. Rachel Bay Jones, David Zaldivar & Michael Esper are superb as Beth Conyers, Spencer 'Spider' Webbs & Clayton, respectively. Mia Fowler & Jakari Fraser are adorable as Lacey Burns-Beeby & Liam Burns-Beeby, respectively. The supporting cast is impressive. Ben Is Back is a must watch. Go for it.
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