Funny Girl

Fans of the Broadway revival, where Lea Michele finally gets her Glee moment, can come and see how the original funny girl does it. Well, she’s an impossible act to follow. Streisand, who originated the role on Broadway in 1964 and made this film adaptation a runaway success, belts her way through William Wyler’s romanticized biography of singing turn-of-the-century comic Fanny Brice. Produced by Wyler and Ray Stark, Brice’s son-in-law, Funny Girl won Streisand an Academy Award for Best Actress.

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Contempt

Following the passing of the father of the French New Wave, we screen what many consider his masterpiece.

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Loving Highsmith

“Writing, of course, is a substitute for the life I cannot live, am unable to live,” wrote Patricia Highsmith in her unpublished journals, brought to life by actor Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) in this biography of the celebrated author. Her intricately plotted thrillers and character studies held many pieces of her own double life, recounted here by lovers and friends. Adapted by Hitchcock and dozens of other filmmakers, many during her lifetime, her work includes The Price of Salt, the first lesbian novel with a happy ending published in the 1950s. It was later released as Carol under her own name and adapted into the acclaimed Todd Haynes film.

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Three Minutes: A Lengthening

Rare home movie footage shot in Poland in 1938 becomes a priceless historical artifact, documenting people and places obliterated by the Holocaust.

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A Love Song

Old flames and the rural West converge in this quiet film about two widowed friends who spend a night together in the Colorado Mountains.

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Nope

Caretakers at a California horse ranch witness a series of strange occurrences after encountering an unidentified flying object.

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The Railway Children Return

This sweet and smart tale about forming unexpected bonds in the face of war follows siblings evacuated from Manchester to a Yorkshire village during the Second World War.

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The Good Boss

Javier Bardem, in a very different kind of role, sets out the unraveling of the titular character with precision and sly mastery, underplaying his motives with every step.

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Resurrection

Margaret’s life is in order. She is capable, disciplined, and successful. Soon, her teenage daughter, who Margaret raised by herself, will be going off to a fine university, just as Margaret had intended. Everything is under control. That is, until David returns, carrying with him the horrors of Margaret’s past.

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My Donkey, My Lover and I

Antoinette, a schoolteacher, is looking forward to her long planned summer holiday with her married lover Vladimir, the father of one of her pupils. When she learns that Vladimir has to cancel because his wife organized a surprise hiking vacation, Antoinette decides to follow their tracks, accompanied by a protective donkey named Patrick.

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