1.Good Time (2017)
Good Time is a 2017 American crime-drama film directed by Ben and Josh Safdie and written by Josh Safdie and Ronald Bronstein. The film stars Robert Pattinson, Barkhad Abdi and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Its original soundtrack was composed by electronic musician Oneohtrix Point Never.
This crime drama was selected to compete for the Palm d’Or at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. Constantine ‘Connie’ Nikas attempts to rob a bank with his mentally handicapped younger brother Nick, but the pair are foiled by an exploding dye pack. Nick panics and is arrested, while Connie manages to get away. He then does everything in his power to free his brother, with the aid of a fellow criminal named Ray and Ray’s granddaughter, Crystal. Things quickly go from bad to worse for the group, with most of the plot set during a single desperate, crime filled night.
2.The Glass Castle (2017)
The Glass Castle is a 2017 American biographical drama film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and written by Cretton, Andrew Lanham, and Marti Noxon, based on Jeannette Walls’s 2005 memoir of the same name.
Raised in a chaotic, ever-changing home by her imaginative but alcoholic father and artistic but often depressed mother, Jeannette Walls has never truly known stability. As she moves around the country with her family, she faces poverty, confusion, near homelessness and bullying by classmates who do not understand her circumstances. However, Jeanette’s father always tries to inspire hope for the future in his children, even though he is largely responsible for the upheaval and uncertainty in their lives. And Jeanette holds those dreams for the future close, through good times and bad.
Mother! (stylized as mother!) is a 2017 American psychological horror film written and directed by Darren Aronofsky, and starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer. The plot follows a young woman whose tranquil life with her husband at their country home is disrupted by the arrival of a mysterious couple. Their personal family drama spills over into the house leading to the death of their son and a memorial service held at their house. After the guests leave, the couple who own the house end up at the center of a cult that turns their home into a warzone.
Jungle is a 2017 Australian biographical survival drama film directed by Greg McLean and written by Justin Monjo.
When a group of friends decide to embark on the ultimate adventure-a trek through the dangerous Bolivian jungle-they quickly discover that their plan may be too ambitious. After all, the jungle isn’t necessarily a hospitable place for those who are unacquainted. And danger seems to mount with each passing moment, letting this group know that they’re not alone. There’s only so much that their guide can do to protect them. Their goal to find a remote village may end up costing them their lives.
Detroit is a 2017 American period crime drama film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal.
Following a fatal police raid in 1967, Detroit becomes a virtual war zone in one of the largest and most devastating riots in United States history. The Algiers Motel incident, an event only remotely related to the initial raid, becomes highlighted as the truth behind the death of 3 black men is clouded in a nefarious cover-up attempt by the police. The ensuing riots, as the destruction of the city escalates, lead to the federalization of the Michigan National Guard and the involvement of two Airborne Divisions of the United States Army.
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