BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE) (2014)

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Directed By: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Written By: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris & Armando Bo
Based On The Writings of: Raymond Carver
Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki
Editor: Douglas Crise & Stephen Mirrione

Cast: Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Amy Ryan, Zach Galifianakis, Andrea Riseborough, Naomi Watts, Lindsay Duncan, Merrit Wever, Damian Young, Paula Pell, Bill Camp, Stephen Adly Gurgis

Riggan Thomas, once known quite well to movie theater goers as an iconic super hero called “The Birdman” had recently turned down a third installment of the franchise. Now washed up, he attempts to reinvent himself as a director by staging a new retelling of a classic Broadway dramatic play called “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love”. The events leading up to the Saturday night premiere prove to be one disaster after another as the original lead actor is injured while on set and Riggan scrambles to find a replacement, but the replacement proves to be exactly who he needs – a method actor who takes the job way too seriously. But Riggan has a hard time juggling between the set, his replacement actor, his equally washed up daughter, and a host of other disasters that prevent a proper staging of the play. Meanwhile, a New York Times critic who Riggan has to woo threatens to shut down production of the play before it even starts with a scathing review of the dress rehearsal. Does Riggan have a hit on his hands or will he even make it to opening night?

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BEAUTIFUL BOY (2018)

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Directed By: Felix Van Groeningen
Written By: Luke Davies & Felix Van Groeningen
Based On The Books “Beautiful Boy” & “Tweak” By: David Sheff & Nick Sheff
Cinematography By: Ruben Impens ”
Editor: Nico Leunen 

Cast: Steve Carell, Timothee Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Amy Aquino, Timothy Hutton, Amy Forsyth, Amy Ryan, Andre Royo, Kaitlyn Dever, Lisagay Hamilton 

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.

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THE INFILTRATOR (2016)

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Directed By: Brad Furman
Written By: Ellen Brown Furman
Based On The Book By/on: Robert Mazur
Cinematography By: Joshua Rais 

Editor: Luis Carballer, Jeff McEvoy & David Rosenbloom 


Cast: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger, Benjamin Bratt, Amy Ryan, Jason Issacs, Olympia Dukakis, Jospeh Gilgun, Juliet Aubrey, Yul Vasquez, Art Malik, Michael Pare, Said Taghmaoui, Elena Anaya, Carsten Hayes 


 A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.


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