In 1971, Katharine Graham and Ben Bradlee, the publisher and the editor of The Washington Post, bravely risked imprisonment and the newspaper’s ruin by printing the Pentagon Papers, a controversial, top secret study of the Vietnam War that revealed the US government had systematically lied to the American public about how poorly it was doing …

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Guillermo del Toro recently picked up a Golden Globe for Best Director for his latest sci-fi/fantasy film – a Beauty and the Beast-style love story, about a mute cleaning woman (Sally Hawkins) who falls in love with, and then rescues, an amphibious humanoid reminiscent of The Creature from the Black Lagoon, from a 1960s Cold …

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Very loosely based on the Stephen King novel, this ten episode horror series, like the 2007 film, is about a small town in Maine battling a mysterious fog filled with deadly mutated critters as well as some pretty irrational survivalist behavior. The varied mist monsters are scary the handful of times we see them in …

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Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain stars in this biopic of Molly Bloom, the former U.S. freestyle skier who made millions hosting high stakes underground poker matches attended by movie stars, CEOs, pro athletes, billionaires, and later, and apparently unbeknownst to her until her arrest in 2013, the Russian mob. In his movie directing debut, Aaron Sorkin showcases the …

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This historical drama is set in 1940, during the early days of World War II, when Winston Churchill became British Prime Minister just as Nazi Germany already had captured several European countries. Gary Oldman, in a career-defining role, is astounding as Churchill, who, besides the approaching Germans, must battle his own war cabinet, which favors …

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