It’s Oscar weekend and we have more of the contenders. Hope to see you soon.
The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
A self-professed biblical archaeologist who has fallen on hard times starts to bend the truth in order to continue inspiring the faithful. Jared Hess, Sam Rockwell, Amy Ryan, Jemaine Clement
A psychological thriller that examines the lives of two hunters. One is a serial killer who stalks his victims in and around Belfast and the other is a talented Detective Superintendent
Gently irreverent French film about a senile octogenerian, once a imposing intellect, whose daily existence is a confusing mix of fantasy and reality. Jean Rochefort, Sandrine Kiberlain, Laurent Lucas, Philippe Le Guay
Guy Maddin’s ultimate epic phantasmagoria, takes us high into the air, around the world, and into dreamscapes, spinning tales of amnesia, captivity, deception and murder, skeleton women and vampire bananas. Guy Maddin
In Defense of Food:
Michael Pollan distills a career’s worth of reporting into a prescription for reversing the damage being done to people’s health by today’s industrially driven Western diet.
The film tells the story of the identical twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most notorious criminals in British history, and their organised crime empire in the East End of London during the 1960s.
Miss You Already:
The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill.
Our Loved Ones:
An expansive, richly detailed Quebec family chronicle and an intimate two-hander about a troubled father’s relationship with his spirited teenage daughter. Maxim Gaudette, Karelle Tremblay, Valerie Cadieux
After five-year-old Jack and his mother escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery.
A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret. Laia Costa, Frederick Lau, Franz Rogowski
La Ignorancia De La Sangre:
Spanish thriller where Javier Falcón, Chief of the Homicide Division in Sevilla, must solve both a recruiting terrorist cell and a child taken hostage by the Russian mob. Manuel Gómez Pereira
Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.
Ciao for now,
The Thomas Staff