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Slow West, the bravura feature writing and directing debut of John Maclean (notable, at least to me, for being a founding member of The Beta Band), is the tale of a 16 year old Scottish boy travelling across the American frontier in search of the woman he loves, Rose played by

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  Love & Mercy is based on the troubled life of The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson. The film tells parallel narratives of Wilson’s life with Paul Dano (Looper, There Will Be Blood) playing the younger, 1960s era Brian Wilson and John Cusack (High Fidelity, Grosse Point Blank) playing the older, 1980s era Brian Wilson. Love &

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  Batkid Begins, a documentary directed by Dana Nachman (Witch Hunt, Love Hate Love, The Human Experiment) chronicles the story of 5 year old cancer patient Miles Scott’s wish to be Batman for a day and the unexpected outpouring of support that met that wish.  This incredibly emotional and impactful

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