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WHO WE ARE NOW (2017): New Trailer Starring Emma Roberts, Julianne Nicholson, Jason Biggs, Zachary Quinto…

Who We Are Now (2017), Julianne Nicholson
Who We Are Now (2017), Julianne Nicholson

Who We Are Now is a Matthew Newton written / directed drama about an ex-con (Julianne Nicholson) trying to get custody of her son, with help from an idealistic young public defender (Emma Roberts).

Jason Biggs and Zachary Quinto also star…

The cast is good, I enjoy courtroom dramas and I’m curious about the human story. Particularly the challenges faced by the protagonist.

Who We Are Now Release Dates

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I, TONYA (2017): Good, Notable Performances…

I, Tonya (2017), Margot Robbie
I, Tonya (2017), Margot Robbie

I, Tonya, the true story of competitive ice skater Tonya Harding, and the unfortunate events that led to the end of her career is a movie well done. Directed by Craig Gillespie, the film is structured and captured in a way that’s engaging both in style and content.

I found myself impressed by all the performances. Robbie’s portrayal is memorable because of what she was able to achieve both physically and emotionally. There’s been talk of how impressive her solo scene in front of the mirror is and it really is. But the moment that moved me most takes place in the court room, immediately following sentencing.

As Hardings’ abusive mother, Allison Janney did brilliantly. This of course didn’t surprise me because Janney always delivers. Always. The hateful truth of her character was conveyed so perfectly in her entire being and very clearly through her eyes. 

Until this movie, I hadn’t really seen Sebastian Stan in much, except his work in Marvel’s Captain America and Avengers movies; because of what he did with his role as Hardings’ abusive husband, I’m now more interested than ever before in what he does next. Other highlights in Gillespie’s film include the well chosen music.

I say watch this movie for the performances and the story. I’ll in the meantime, busy myself with looking forward to Robbie’s next leading role in a drama.

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I, TONYA (2017): New Trailer From Margot Robbie, Bobby Cannavale, Sebastian Stan, Mckenna Grace…

I, Tonya (2017), Margot Robbie
I, Tonya (2017), Margot Robbie

I, Tonya is the true story of competitive ice skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie), a skater who rose amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Unfortunately for her, things change drastically when her ex-husband intervenes. Directed by Craig Gillespie, Bobby Cannavale, Sebastian Stan and Mckenna Grace also star…

I’m watching because it looks like this movie really allowed Robbie to act her socks off – so to speak and I personally can’t ‘wait to see how that unfolds. I’m also curious about the scary truth of this story.

Additional supporting cast includes Joey Thurmond, Bojana Novakovic, Allison Janney and Julianne Nicholson.

I, Tonya Release Dates: December 8th, 2017, (US); February 16th, 2018 (UK)…

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NOVITIATE (2017): New Trailer From Margaret Betts Starring Liana Liberato, Dianna Agron, Melissa Leo, Margaret Qualley…

Novitiate (2017), Margaret Qualley
Novitiate (2017), Margaret Qualley

From writer / director Margaret Betts, Novitiate is a story set in the early 1960s and during the era of Vatican II. Margaret Qualley plays a young woman in training to become a nun but she’s struggling with her  faith, the changing church and sexuality. Liana Liberato, Dianna Agron and Melissa Leo also star…

I’m intrigued because the life of a nun isn’t one I could ever see for myself. I do admire those who choose it and therefore, I’m curious  about how one comes to select such a path.

Novitiate Release Dates: October 27th, 2017 (US)…

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