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Janis: Little Girl Blue 2015

Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, fam...

Director: Amy Berg

Stars: Janis Joplin, Cat Power, Karleen Bennett, Laura Joplin

7.5 IMDB Rating 66 Views
The Girl King 2015

THE GIRL KING paints a portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are agai...

Director: Mika Kaurismäki

Stars: Malin Buska, Sarah Gadon, Michael Nyqvist, Lucas Bryant

5.8 IMDB Rating 76 Views
A Walk in the Woods 2015

After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appa...

Director: Ken Kwapis

Stars: Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen

6.3 IMDB Rating 64 Views
Suffragette 2015

The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly b...

Director: Sarah Gavron

Stars: Anne-Marie Duff, Grace Stottor, Geoff Bell, Carey Mulligan

6.9 IMDB Rating 58 Views
Kilo Two Bravo 2014

Kajaki Dam 2006. A company of young British soldiers encounter an unexpected, terrifying enemy. A dried-out river bed, and under every step the possib...

Director: Paul Katis

Stars: David Elliot, Mark Stanley, Scott Kyle, Benjamin O'Mahony

7.1 IMDB Rating 62 Views
The Man Who Knew Infinity 2015

The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H....

Director: Matt Brown

Stars: Jeremy Irons, Dev Patel, Malcolm Sinclair, Raghuvir Joshi

7.2 IMDB Rating 65 Views
De Palma 2015

A documentary about writer and director, Brian De Palma.

Director: Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow

Stars: Brian De Palma

7.5 IMDB Rating 67 Views
What Happened, Miss Simone? 2015

A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."

Director: Liz Garbus

Stars: James Baldwin, Stokely Carmichael, Walter Cronkite, Stanley Crouch

7.6 IMDB Rating 62 Views
Woman in Gold 2015

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.

Director: Simon Curtis

Stars: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes

7.3 IMDB Rating 71 Views
Freeheld 2015

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when ...

Director: Peter Sollett

Stars: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Steve Carell

6.5 IMDB Rating 103 Views