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What to Watch: Films for January 19th

CR: Blinding Edge Pictures and Blumhouse

Happy Friday! Are you ready for Winter Storm Harper? I’m sure not. I hate the cold and snow and being stuck in my house. Be careful out there Northeast! If you’re lucky and not getting hit hard, head out to the theater and let me know how amazing Glass is! No spoilers!

 

Glass

Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.

 

The Heiresses- opened 1/16

Chela and Chiquita are both descended from wealthy families in Asunción and have been together for over 30 years. But recently, their financial situation has worsened and they begin selling off their inherited possessions. But when their debts lead to Chiquita being imprisoned on fraud charges, Chela is forced to face a new reality. Driving for the first time in years, she begins to provide a local taxi service to a group of elderly wealthy ladies. As Chela settles into her new life, she encounters the much younger Angy, forging a fresh and invigorating new connection. Chela finally begins to break out of her shell and engage with the world, embarking on her own personal, intimate revolution.

 

An Acceptable Loss

Former top U.S. security adviser Elizabeth “Libby” Lamm is threatened by associates from her dark past including Rachel Burke, a steely, commanding politician with an unwavering knack for achieving her goals. Colluding with Rachel is Adrian, an unyielding, patriotic chief of staff. Martin harbors another type of obsession with Libby in this story of betrayal and regret.

 

Adult Life Skills- 2016

Anna is stuck: she’s approaching 30, living like a hermit in her mum’s garden shed and wondering why the suffragettes ever bothered. She spends her days making videos using her thumbs as actors – thumbs that bicker about things like whether Yogi Bear is a moral or existential nihilist. But Anna doesn’t show these videos to anyone and no one knows what they are for. A week before her birthday her Mum serves her an ultimatum – she needs to move out of the shed, get a haircut that doesn’t put her gender in question and stop dressing like a homeless teenager. When her school friend comes to visit, Anna’s self-imposed isolation becomes impossible to maintain.

 

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