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IFC Nabs Melissa Leo, Tessa Thompson Comedy 'Furlough' (EXCLUSIVE)

IFC has nabbed U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to “Furlough,” a new comedy with Tessa Thompson, Whoopi Goldberg, and Melissa Leo, Variety has learned.

“Furlough” centers on a woman (Thompson) who lives with and cares for her aging mother (Goldberg), while working part-time at a jail. 269 more words


'Novitiate' Movie Review

I’m not Catholic and I found this film interesting. If the facts (as least some of them) are accurate on how females becomes nuns one will enjoy learning the journey. 101 more words

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Prisoners (2013)

CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –

1) Perfect textbook thriller; like an unputdownable novel… 30 more words


From Set to Screen: 'Novitiate'

Staff contributor Scotty Wright details his time working on the production of Novitiate, which was shot on location in and around Nashville.

Last Friday, the Belcourt Theater in Hillsboro Village opened a new film from Sony Pictures Classics entitled… 617 more words

Novitiate (2017) Movie Review

When Pope John XXIII created Vatican II, it shook the Catholic Church to its core. The Second Vatican Council  was a big deal at the time, being that it was the first reconvening of Roman Catholic officials for the sake of reform in over 100 years. 480 more words

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In Review!: "Novitiate"

In Novitiate, a young Catholic school transplant Grace enters the sisterhood amidst the unspoken coming changes of Vatican II, a church ruling that would reduce the distance between clergy and follower. 427 more words