Like Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained — albeit in a more somber key — The Birth of a Nation is a revenge movie, a tale of righteous, bloody punishment for an unforgivable crime. (…) [M]r. Parker forcefully dismantles some of the lingering mythology about the Old South. (…) [I]t’s admirably difficult, raising thorny questions about ends and means, justice and mercy, and the legacy of racism that lies at the root of our national identity. There is still a lot of reckoning to be done. Birth is a messy business. And so is what comes after.
2 h 0 min
Hollywood 1927. George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a silent movie superstar. The advent of the talkies will sound the death knell for his career and see him fall into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo), it seems the sky's the limit - major movie stardom awaits. THE ARTIST tells the story of their interlinked destinies.
1 h 41 min
An ominous darkness invades a seemingly serene sunflower farm in North Dakota, and the Solomon family is torn apart by suspicion, mayhem and murder. Directed by: Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang Cast: Kristen Stewart, Dylan McDermott, Penelope Ann Miller, John Corbett, Dustin Milligan
1 h 32 min