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12 Years A Slave

Steve McQueen’s film deserves as much praise and discussion as it does cricism for serving as a brilliant and harrowing depiction of Northup’s years of enslavement bleeding together as he loses track of his past

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Caught in the Web

After being diagnosed with advanced lymphatic cancer, beautiful hard-working Ye Lanqiu is caught in the nightmarish bus that will ruin hers and the lives of everyone that’s around her when she refuses to give her seat to an elder and is caught on camera.

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Gravity (2013)

Alfonso Cuarón’s sci-fi action piece is just as much a meditation on life, death, and humanity’s will to survive as it is an engaging thrill ride.

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Adore (2013)

This melodramatic tale of two mothers in love with the others son will be sure to stir up some discussion with its unconventionality.

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National Security (Korean Film)

Set in 1985, National Security is based on the memoir by Kim Keun-tae, a democratic activist who was kidnapped and tortured for 22 days under the orders of gruesome police inspector Lee Geun-an, better known as The Undertaker.

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Hit & Miss (UK Show)

A 6-episode British show following the life of Mia, nee Ryan, a male to female (MTF) transgender person who happens to be a hitman.

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Dostoevsky (Russian Miniseries)

Directed by Vladimir Khotinenko and starring Yevgeny Mironov as the iconic Russian writer, Dostoevsky chronicles his life from when he was about to be executed in 1849 through all the women he was interested in or loved.

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Before Midnight

The third installment in Richard Linklater’s trilogy reminds us that love isn’t always perfect in the most bittersweet way.