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Viggo Mortensen in a blue car

Green Book

When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on a book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger, as well as unexpected humanity and humor, they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

Ben is Back

When Holly Burn’s (Julia Roberts) son Ben (Lucas Hedges) appears at the family home one Christmas eve she is pleased to see him but also frightened of the danger that follows him. She allows him to stay one day after he professes his sobriety thanks to his program. Everyone is dubious about his return including his father Neal (Courtney B. Vance ), and sister Ivy (Kathryn Newton) particularly after their house is broken into and the family dog disappears, in this story about familial love and addiction. 

A Star is Born

During the downward spiral of his own music career due to alcoholism and his age, Jackson Maine helps ayoung singer and actress find fame.

Mary Queen of Scots

Queen of France at sixteen, widowed at eighteen, Mary Stuart defies pressure to remarry and instead returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. By birth, she also has a rival claim to the throne of Elizabeth I, who rules as the Queen of England. Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth's sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both Queens, driving them apart, as each woman experiences the bitter cost of power.

The Favourite

Early 18th century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health and bad temper. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion. Their growing friendship gives her a chance to fulfil her ambitions and no one will stand in her way.


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