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Today's Topic: Spinach Cinema

I was going to review “Suffragette” today, but since it’s not a new release and the plot is straightforward: Carey Mulligan plays a young oppressed Englishwoman who joins the suffragette movement at great personal and professional cost, I decided not to. 582 more words

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ROOM (2015)

Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen

1 hour 58 mins.

A LITTLE BOY AND HIS MOTHER LIVE in one tiny room. They have food, water, shelter, TV and that’s about it. 317 more words

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TRUMBO (2015)

Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K., Michael Stuhlbarg, John Goodman

2 hours 4 mins.

HOLLYWOOD SCREENWRITER DALTON TRUMBO (CRANSTON) has everything he could ever ask for: a dream job writing movies, a family and a luxurious ranch. 273 more words

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THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (2013)

Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner

3 hours

IT’S THE LATE 1980s IN NEW YORK CITY, smack of the middle of an era when Gordon Gecko, double-breasted power suits and money, money, money were the pinnacle of the American dream. 433 more words

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Watch David Spade Make An Oscar Grab In His Dramatic Turn For 'Bleak'

Many comedic actors, at some point in their careers, will try their hand at super serious, award-baiting drama. Adam Sandler had Punch Drunk Love. … 126 more words

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BROOKLYN (2015)

Saoirse Conan, Emory Cohen, Domhnail Gleeson

1 hour 53 mins.

ADVENTUROUS YOUNG WOMAN ELLIS (Conan) feels too restless to spend her life as a small-town girl in her native Ireland. 423 more words

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