Mick Jackson directs this biopic starring Claire Danes as the autistic woman who revolutionized practices for humane handling of livestock on ranches and slaughterhouses. The winner of seven Emmys, it’s a fascinating story with incredible acting, made possible by two great women, the real Temple Grandin and Claire Danes.
Thrilling German historical film directed by Philipp Stolzl about the famous 1936 first attempt to climb the Elger north face. Tense drama as the pair of German climbers eventually teams up with their competitors to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps.
Directed by Derek Cianfrance and starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, the movie takes a compelling look at both the beginning and end of a relationship, from the first flush of attraction to the dissolution of a marriage. This emotionally gripping examination of a marriage on the rocks received critical acclaim upon release, and an R rating for its explicit sex scenes.
Robert Zemeckis directs Denzel Washington in this drama about an airline pilot battling addictions. Nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Actor, the film makes a thoughtful and provocative character study, and offers pure Hollywood excitement, while presenting a somewhat unrealistic view of today’s pilots and airlines
Laura Israel directs this film about the reactions of the residents in rural Meredith, New York, as they deal with the proposal to place several wind turbines in their community. It’s very insightful of the benefits and impacts these ‘Green’ giants can have on the lives of those living in their shadows. A bit dis-heartening and one-sided of something thought so highly of, but also reveling.