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The Help

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The Help (2011)

PG-13 146 min - Drama - 9 August 2011
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Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her desperate need for jobs; and Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating college to find out her childhood maid has mysteriously disappeared. These three stories intertwine to explain how life in Jackson, Mississippi revolves around "the help"; yet they are always kept at a certain distance because of racial lines.

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A Wrinkle in Time

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A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

PG 109 min - Adventure, Science Fiction, Family, Fantasy - 8 March 2018
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After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

Director:  Ava DuVernay
Writers:  Jennifer Lee, Jeff Stockwell
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Captive

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Captive (2015)

PG-13 97 min - Thriller, Drama, Crime - 18 September 2015
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In this fact-based thriller, a single mother struggling with drug addiction is randomly taken hostage in her own apartment by a man on the run from the law for breaking out of jail and murdering the judge assigned to his case.

Director:  Jerry Jameson
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Selma

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Selma (2014)

PG-13 127 min - History, Drama - 25 December 2014
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"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Director:  Ava DuVernay
Writers:  Paul Webb
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

PG-13 105 min - Thriller, Action, Drama, Science Fiction - 4 August 2011
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Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father Charles. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects... Especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.

Director:  Rupert Wyatt
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Red Tails

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Red Tails (2012)

PG-13 125 min - Drama, Action, Adventure, History, War - 20 January 2012
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The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

Director:  Anthony Hemingway

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The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War I...

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The Paperboy

The Paperboy (2012)

R 107 min - Thriller - 5 October 2012
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A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.

Director:  Lee Daniels

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A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.


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Genres: Thriller

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The Butler

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The Butler (2013)

PG-13 132 min - Drama - 16 August 2013
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A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.

Director:  Lee Daniels
Writers:  Danny Strong
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Jack Reacher

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Jack Reacher (2012)

PG-13 130 min - Crime, Drama, Thriller - 21 December 2012
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In an innocent heartland city, five are shot dead by an expert sniper. The police quickly identify and arrest the culprit, and build a slam-dunk case. But the accused man claims he's innocent and says "Get Jack Reacher." Reacher himself sees the news report and turns up in the city. The defense is immensely relieved, but Reacher has come to bury the guy. Shocked at the accused's request, Reacher sets out to confirm for himself the absolute certainty of the man's guilt, but comes up with more than he bargained for.

Director:  Christopher McQuarrie
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Interstellar

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Interstellar (2014)

PG-13 169 min - Drama, Science Fiction - 5 November 2014
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Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Director:  Christopher Nolan
Writers:  Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan
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