Troop Zero

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{4.5/5} “We ain’t got nobody to show us how to be better. Show us.” Troop Zero, released in 2019 Christmas spends much of her time looking up at the stars after her mom died. She discovers that NASA is sending a message into space, and she wants to be part of it. The winner of […]

Wind River

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{4.5/5} “No matter how far you think she ran, I guarantee you she ran further.” Wind River, released in 2017 Cory is tracking a trio of mountain lions that killed a steer, when he comes across the dead body of a young woman. He knows her, Natalie. Because it looks like murder and they’re on […]

Molly’s Game

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{4.5/5} “I was raised to be a champion. My goal was to win. At what and against whom — those were just details.” Molly’s Game, released in 2017 Molly Bloom was a professional skier until she had an accident. Then she stumbled into the world of big-money poker played by the rich and famous. After […]

Night Moves

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{4/5} “Cutthroat trout… They like to fight, they like to jump. Sometimes they break free. I respect that in a fish.” Night Moves, released in 2013 Dena, Josh, and Harmon are radical environmentalists who are planning on blowing up a dam. They buy a boat, and they buy a lot of ammonium nitrate fertilizer. They […]

Catch Me If You Can

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{5/5} “Why didn’t I concur?” Catch Me If You Can, released in 2002 When Frank Abagnale, Jr. shows up to his new school wearing the uniform from his old school he’s mistaken for a substitute teacher. He decides to play along and ends up doing it for a week. When his parents get a divorce, […]

Tolkien

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{4.5/5} “Lock all this all in your heart. Lock it tight, and it will be there forever.” Tolkien, released in 2019 John Ronald Reuel Tolkien is orphaned along with his brother at a young age.  He finds friendship at school, and he finds romance with a fellow orphan. His friends vow to change the world […]

Elementary (season 7)

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{5/5} “As long as we’re together, what does it matter?” Elementary season 7, aired in 2019 Sherlock and Joan are looking into an acid attack, but unlike similar recent attacks this one wasn’t a robbery. Joan is having some trouble adapting to life in London, since all her friends and family are back in the […]

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

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{3/5} “If she can see how crazed I can be without a cause, think how crazed she will imagine I can be with one.” The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, released in 2018 Toby is directing a movie about Don Quixote in Spain. When he returns to the village where he made a student film […]

The Bookshop

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{5/5} “In the case of biographies, it’s better, I find, if they’re about good people, whereas novels are much more interesting if they are about nasty people.” The Bookshop, released in 2017 Florence decides to open a bookshop. She’s startled to run into opposition from people who think they know better than her. She’s also […]

Unknown

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{4.5/5} “A person can awaken from a coma convinced of a reality that was previously only fantasy.” Unknown, released in 2011 Martin Harris arrives with his wife Liz in Berlin for a biotechnology conference. He is in a coma for 4 days after being in an accident. After waking up he returns to the hotel. […]