It’s been a busy time with all the Oscar buzz. Give us a call to reserve a winner.
12 Years a Slave: In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Winner Best Pictue.
Gravity: A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. Nominated Best Picture.
Girls Rising: Documentary which tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices. Cate Blanchett narrates.
Out of the Furnace: When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn’t follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.
Book Thief: While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Time Being: An artist meets a mysterious and wealthy benefactor and their relationship is not what it appears to be.
Old Boy: Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason.
Last Days on Mars: A group of astronaut explorers succumb one by one to a mysterious and terrifying force while collecting specimens on Mars.
Inside Llewyn Davis: A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Coen Brothers.
Braquo: Former cop turned actor / director Olivier Marchal (36 Quai des Orfèvres) directs this gritty French crime series about 4 friends who seek to clear the name of a dead fellow cop unfairly blamed for a crime.
Dolmen: French TV miniseries about a cop who returns to her home on a tiny island where she is to marry her childhood sweetheart. Once there she is caught up in ancient rivalries, strange phenomena and mysteries.
Ciao for now,
The Thomas Staff