The story of journalists, chief of whom is Maria Ressa, waging an uphill battle in the Philippines against Pres. Dutertes & his murderous “War on Drugs,” made very difficult by the government’s lies on social media about its critics being “Fake News.”
Told by 2 crooked lawyers at its center, this is the story behind The Panama Papers, with widowed Ellen Martin investigating high finance international chicanery.
Filled with music & sexy dances, Chicago is set in the jazz era when 2 women kill their lovers and a flamboyant lawyer uses the press & theatrics to convince jurors to acquit them, showing the public as fickle & the law as easily manipulated.
Two men during their several months servicing a remote lighthouse not only get on each other’s nerves, but go mad as they reveal their dark pasts.
Grieving over the murder of his mentor, the dead P.I.’s assistant ,afflicted by Tourette syndrome searches for the killers, eventually confronting the most powerful man in New York City.
When banker Andy Dufresne is wrongfully imprisoned for the murder of his cheating wife, he forms a friendship with Red that benefits both & finally enables him to outwit the warden.
When their husbands are jailed 3 wives in Hell’s Kitchen run their racket better than the husbands but have to fight to stay in control.
A terrific updating of the animated original. Click the movie title to read my entire review, including my thoughts on the many changes.
Set in NYC this is the story of how the police murder of a black man impacts 3 lives, each person wrestling with his conscience as how to respond.
A mixture comedy of manners and social commentary, this who-dunnit is set in a posh English country estate.