Tag Archives: immigrant

Synonyms (2019)

Director: Nadav Lapid Writers: Nadav Lapid & Haim Lapid

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Lucky Grandma (2020)

Director: Sasie Sealy Writers: Angela Cheng & Sasie Sealy A good first feature from Sasie Sealy with a charming lead performance from Tsai Chin.

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First Cow (2020)

Director: Kelly Reichardt Writers: Jon Raymond & Kelly Reichardt (Based on the novel “The Half-Life” by Jonathan Raymond) Loved it. Favorite movie of 2020 so far. Reichardt is a treasure.

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An American Pickle (2020)

Director: Brandon Trost Writer: Simon Rich (Based on the short story “Sell Out” by Simon Rich) Pretty funny! Seth Rogen is really good in the dual role.

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The Weight of Water (2002)

Director: Kathryn Bigelow Writers: Alice Arlen and Christopher Kyle (Based on the novel by Anita Shreve) Bigelow? More like Bigel-NO! A real stinker.

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Cat People (1942)

Director: Jacques Tourneur Writer: DeWitt Bodeen

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

Director: John Cameron Mitchell Writer: John Cameron Mitchell (Based on the musical by John Cameron Mitchell & Stephen Trask)

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The Farewell (2019)

Director: Lulu Wang Writer: Lulu Wang

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Concussion (2015)

Director: Peter Landesman Writer: Peter Landesman (Based on the GQ article “Game Brain” by Jeanne Marie Laskas)

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Brooklyn (2015)

Director: John Crowley Writer: Nick Hornby (Based on the novel by Colm Toibin)

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