A boy is born not subject to gravity, his grandmother & mom keeping this secret, but as a man he exploits the gift, retires & reunites with a girl.
Lebanese director Nadine Labaki’s film is structured around an unlikely court hearing in Beirut, but the rest of it is grimly realistic in its depiction of the plight of the poor who are bereft of any legal papers or ID. Ms. Labaki gives us a picture of the needy of the city every bit as …
Superhero Deadpool protects a mutant boy from a man from the future out to kill the boy who as an angry adult will kill his family.
Young Jake accompanies the Gunslinger in preventing The Man in Black from destroying the distant Dark Tower, which holds the universe together.
An Indian family in America gives their son the name Smith, who struggles against his father’s insistence they live by Indian customs rather than American.
We see 3 stages in Chiron’s story, a black struggling with his sexual identity–as a bullied 10-year-old; a still bullied 16-year-old; & a man choosing his future after reconciling with his recovering mother.
Amos Oz tells the story of his boyhood with his troubled parents just before & after the birth of Israel, his depressed but talented mother passing on to him the gift of story telling before her suicide.
In a hospital a boy discovers he can leave his body & fly about. He helps an injured cop & a reporter to find & defeat a villain threatening the city.
In 1948 Georgia at a “colored” school, a talented boy presents a birthday present to his teacher, a Christ painted black, creating a dilemma for the principal because his white supervisor is so upset with it.
In an alternate world the asteroid missed Earth, so dinosaurs evolved to form a culture in which Arlo, left alone when his father drowns, befriends a feral boy as a companion on a journey to find home & maturity.