The White Tiger (2020)

Horatio Alger would not approve of poor Balram’s means of rising from his low status as driver for a corrupt Indian family to wealthy entrepreneur.

A Thousand Cuts (2020)

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.”

The Laundromat (2019)

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.

Chicago (2012)

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.

Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

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.

The Kitchen (2019)

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.