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Greta Garbo shines bright in this Pre-Code biopic of Sweden’s androgynous 17th century Queen.
The Kennedys is an 8-episode mini-series depicting the lives of the Kennedy family from Joe Kennedy, Sr.’s attempt to start a campaign as president, John’s run for president, marriage, assassination, and Bobby’s run for president and assassination.
Annyong, Sayonara is a documentary following Ms. Heeja Lee, a Korean woman that lost her father when she was only 13 months old, back when her father was drafted by the Japanese army.
A Barefoot Dream tells the true-life story of a former football soccer player named Won-Kang Kim, whose failed attempts at making money lead him to the small and brand new nation of East Timor, where a group of little kids have big dreams.
Beautiful Boxer is based on the true life story of model/actress Parinya Charoenphol, a Muay Thai champion who was born a boy. Parinya Charoenphol’s struggle to become what she is today is what makes this film worth a watch.
Super, Girls! is a documentary following a group of girls who are set to audition to get into Super Girl, China’s most popular pop idol-style type of show for girls, where people from different backgrounds try to get onto the show to fulfill their dreams of becoming famous and change their luck.
The King’s Speech is a throughly enjoyable movie about King George VI — not yet crowned then — and how he got through his stammering problem with the help of a very unlikely aid… and a lot of work.
After his crowning as Best Director for Slumdog Millionaire, Danny Boyle is back with 127 Hours, the story of Aron Ralston, the man whose arm gets trapped under a rock in the middle of nowhere for five days.
Exit Through the Gift Shop is a documentary by mysterious street artist Banksy as he obtains the footage to chronicle the effervescent rise of Thierry Guetta as “street artist” Mr. Brainwash.
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work is a candid documentary about a year in the life of Joan Rivers as she struggles to keep her schedule busy with a career in the entertainment industry that goes on and off as it pleases.