Sunday, December 15, 2019

Tag: War

Hidden Life, A (2019)?

Title: A Hidden Life
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Terrence Malick
Written by: Terrence Malick
Starring: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Maria Simon, Tobias Moretti, Bruno Ganz, Matthias Schoenaerts, Karin Neuhäuser, and Ulrich Matthes
Release Date: 12/13/2019
Running Time: 173 minutes

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Based on real events, A Hidden Life is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife Fani and children that keep his spirit alive.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Unknown


Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Unknown

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Dedication: For Alexandra Malick

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Midway (2019)*

Title: Midway
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Written by: Wes Tooke
Starring: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Etsushi Toyokawa, Tadanobu Asano, Luke Kleintank, Jun Kunimura, Darren Criss, Keean Johnson, Alexander Ludwig, Mandy Moore, Dennis Quaid, and Woody Harrelson
Release Date: 11/8/2019
Running Time: 138 minutes

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Midway centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and sailors who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Dedication: This film is dedicated to the American and Japanese sailors who fought at Midway.
The sea remembers its own.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Last Full Measure (2020)?

Title: The Last Full Measure
Rating: R
Directed by: Todd Robinson
Written by: Todd Robinson
Starring: Jeremy Irvine, Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer, William Hurt, Ed Harris, Samuel L. Jackson, Grant Gustin, and Peter Fonda
Release Date: 1/17/2020
Running Time: 110 minutes

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Thirty-four years after his death, Airman William H. Pitsenbarger, Jr. (“Pits”) is awarded the nation’s highest military honor, for his actions on the battlefield.


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Jojo Rabbit (2019)

Title: Jojo Rabbit
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Taika Waititi
Written by: Taika Waititi
Based on the novel by: Christine Leunens
Starring: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Taika Waititi, Rebel Wilson, Stephen Merchant, Alfie Allen, Sam Rockwell, and Scarlett Johansson
Release Date: 10/18/2019
Running Time: 108 minutes

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A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy (Roman Griffin Davis as Jojo) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Midnight Traveler (2019)?

Title: Midnight Traveler
Rating: NR
Directed by: Hassan Fazili
Written by: Emelie Coleman Mahdavian
Starring: Nargis Fazili, Zahra Fazili, Fatima Hussaini, and Hassan Fazili
Release Date: 9/18/2019
Running Time: 90 minutes

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When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey, Fazili shows firsthand the dangers facing refugees seeking asylum and the love shared between a family on the run.


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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Unknown

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Official Secrets (2019)

Title: Official Secrets
Rating: R
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Written by: Gregory Bernstein, Sara Bernstein, and Gavin Hood
Based on the book by: Marcia Mitchell and Thomas Mitchell
Starring: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith, Matthew Goode, Indira Varma, and Rhys Ifans
Release Date: 8/30/2019
Running Time: 112 minutes

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She risked everything to stop an unjust war. Her government called her a traitor. Based on world-shaking true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information. One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the United States is enlisting Britain’s help in collecting compromising information on United Nations Security Council members in order to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world be rushed into an illegal war, Gun makes the gut-wrenching decision to defy her government and leak the memo to the press. So begins an explosive chain of events that will ignite an international firestorm, expose a vast political conspiracy, and put Gun and her family directly in harm’s way.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: The last scene with Jack walking away from Ben continues as the credits begin.

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Kingdom (2019)?

Title: Kingdom
Rating: NR
Directed by: Shinsuke Sato
Written by: Tsutomu Kuroiwa and Shinsuke Sato
Starring: Kento Yamazaki, Ryô Yoshizawa, and Masami Nagasawa
Release Date: 8/16/2019
Running Time: 134 minutes

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In ancient China, a young boy dreams of becoming the greatest general of the Qin Kingdom.


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Reports on Sarah and Saleem, The (2018)?

Title: The Reports on Sarah and Saleem
Rating: NR
Directed by: Muayad Alayan
Written by: Rami Musa Alayan
Starring: Maisa Abd Elhadi, Mohammad Eid, and Kamel El Basha
Release Date: 6/12/2019
Running Time: 127 minutes

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The affaire of a married Palestinian man and a married Israeli woman in Jerusalem takes a dangerous political dimension when they are spotted in the wrong place at the wrong time, leaving them to deal with more than their broken marriages.


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Tolkien (2019)

Title: Tolkien
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Dome Karukoski
Written by: David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford
Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, Laura Donnelly, Genevieve O’Reilly, Pam Ferris, and Derek Jacobi
Release Date: 5/10/2019
Running Time: 112 minutes

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Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Tony for this submission


Shadow (2018)

Title: Shadow
Rating: NR
Directed by: Yimou Zhang
Written by: Wei Li and Yimou Zhang
Starring: Deng Chao, Sun Li, Zheng Kai, Wang Qianyuan, Wang Jingchun, Hu Jun, Guan Xiaotong, and Leo Wu
Release Date: 9/30/2018
Running Time: 116 minutes

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In a kingdom ruled by a young and unpredictable king, the military commander has a secret weapon: a “shadow”, a look-alike who can fool both his enemies and the King himself. Now he must use this weapon in an intricate plan that will lead his people to victory in a war that the King does not want.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No