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Crimson Peak (2015)

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Determined young writer, Edith Cushing bears boundless imagination capable of envisioning ghosts due to the existence of her past haunting her. Her aspirations to be more than the typical Victorian woman are shattered after she is claimed as the wife to the mystifying Thomas Sharpe, a cryptic outsider. Soon after they are wed, the pair take accommodation in Thomas’ family mansion with his equally enigmatic sister, Lucille Sharpe. Now, she’s trapped and surrounded by secrets from the disturbing environment. Her innocence is ruptured by the ghosts of Arredale Hall and she finally sees the truth behind the mystery.

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Hail, Caesar! (2016)

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1950’s Hollywood, home to Capitol Pictures, holding host to a number or rising stars and high class productions of entertainment and film. Eddie Mannix is in control of putting the multitude of cast and crew in their place and restore order when things don’t turn out the way they were planned. Mannix busily goes about dealing with the disappearance of a leading actor, the love life of a swimmer, the pains of an uncooperative, western thespian among others during this seemingly ordinary day in showbiz.

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Secret in their Eyes (2016)

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A seemingly ordinary murder case proves to be a life-shattering cause for years of hardship and departure for a team of FBI investigators and their adjoining officers. After the brutal death of her daughter, Jess Cobb’s life is broken, but her determined associate Ray Kasten is persistent to catch the culprit and avenge her loss. 13 years later and the alliance re-assmebles, intent on re-opening the case and finally getting to the bottom of the supposed futile investigation. Continue reading “Secret in their Eyes (2016)”