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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate EventsLemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) Aro Favourite
Dir. Brad Silberling
Feat. Jim Carrey, Meryl Streep, Billy Connolly
Unfolding as a series of beautifully designed events, this Hollywood adaptation of the popular fantasy books fortunately doesn't water down the…
PrimePrime (2005) Recommended
Dir. Ben Younger
Feat. Uma Thurman, Meryl Streep
Light yet smart New York City comedy in the Woody Allen mode, proposing the cracked fairytale of 30–something Thurman being wooed by a young…
Ant Bully, TheAnt Bully, The (2006)
Dir. John A. Davis
Feat. Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep
Decidedly appealing 3D animation from the makers of JIMMY NEUTRON about a bullied 10–year–old boy who in turn picks on the…
Devil Wears Prada, TheDevil Wears Prada, The (2006) Recommended
Dir. David Frankel
Feat. Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt
Fabulous fashion cringe–comedy has a provincial lass (Anne Hathaway) somehow obtain a sought after junior position at high–class magazine…
Prairie Home Companion, APrairie Home Companion, A (2006)
Dir. Robert Altman
Feat. Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin, Tommy Lee Jones
Reviving the musical scope of his 70s watermark NASHVILLE, Robert Altman’s last film lovingly dramatizes the backstage quandary of a live radio…
Lions for LambsLions for Lambs (2007) Recommended
Dir. Robert Redford
Feat. Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Tom Cruise
A contemporary 'hot potato' issue is tackled from political, academic, militaristic and journalistic viewpoints, drawing an ultimately powerful…
EveningEvening (2007)
Dir. Lajos Koltai
Feat. Claire Danes, Toni Collette, Vanessa Redgrave
All–star, womanly melodrama unveils the secret life of an ailing matriarch (Redgrave), whose remembrance of an intense, tragic love fifty years…
Dark MatterDark Matter (2007)
Dir. Shi-Zheng Chen
Feat. Meryl Streep, Aidan Quinn, Liu Ye
Inspired by real events, this dramatisation of a brilliant Chinese science student's psychological downfall at an Iowan university is a mostly…
RenditionRendition (2007)
Dir. Gavin Hood
Feat. Jake Gyllenhaal, Reese Witherspoon, Peter Sarsgaard
Frenetic thriller by dir. of TSOTSI concerns Witherspoon's desperate search for her husband after he goes missing on an international flight,…
Mamma Mia!Mamma Mia! (2008) Recommended
Dir. Phyllida Lloyd
Feat. Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth
A knowingly cheesy yet still irresistible movie version of the smash–hit stage musical about a girl trying to find her father before her…
DoubtDoubt (2008) Recommended
Dir. John Patrick Shanley
Feat. Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams
Playwright John Patrick Shanley adapts for the screen his Pulitzer Prize–winner about a nun's suspicion of sexual abuse in a Catholic school,…
Fantastic Mr. FoxFantastic Mr. Fox (2009) Aro Favourite
Dir. Wes Anderson
Feat. George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman
Wes Anderson’s quirky, buttoned–up sensibility is a fantastic match for Roald Dahl’s classic tale about a sly, debonair fox (George…
Julie And JuliaJulie And Julia (Julie & Julia) (2009) Recommended
Dir. Nora Ephron
Feat. Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci
The biography of legendary chef Julia Child is puzzingly intertwined with the story of Julie Powell, who in 2002 challenged herself to cook…
It's ComplicatedIt's Complicated (2009) Recommended
Dir. Nancy Meyers
Feat. Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin
A divorcee romantic–comedy, and a pretty good one, sees Meryl Streep in comedic bloom as her unlikely affair with her brazen ex–husband…
Iron Lady, TheIron Lady, The (2011) Recommended
Dir. Phyllida Lloyd
Feat. Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Iain Glen
Meryl Streep's Oscar–winning incarnation dominates this stylized biography of Margaret Thatcher, the conservative British Prime Minister who…
Hope SpringsHope Springs (2012)
Dir. David Frankel
Feat. Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell
An admirable dramedy of twilight romance, with Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones playing a couple of thirty years who attend marriage counseling when…
August: Osage CountyAugust: Osage County (2013) Aro Favourite
Dir. John Wells
Feat. Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper
Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, and other heavy hitters come out swinging in this fierce, sometimes hysterical, screen adaptation of Tracy Letts'…
Giver, TheGiver, The (2014)
Dir. Phillip Noyce
Feat. Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites
In the near future, Jonas (Thwaites) is born into a perfect world. There is no pain, disagreement or choice. He is chosen for training under "The…
Into the WoodsInto the Woods (2014) Recommended
Dir. Rob Marshall
Feat. Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine
Stephen Sondheim's exuberant musical gets the gleaming big screen treatment from dir. Rob Marshall (CHICAGO, NINE), with Meryl Streep as the witch…
Homesman, TheHomesman, The (2014) Recommended
Dir. Tommy Lee Jones
Feat. Hilary Swank, Tommy Lee Jones, Grace Gummer
Tommy Lee Jones helms this pleasurably off–beat western in which three women living on the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer…
Ricki and the FlashRicki and the Flash (2015)
Dir. Jonathan Demme
Feat. Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer
Meryl Streep adds 'rock star' to her oeuvre in this pleasing dramedy written by Diablo Cody and directed by Jonathan Demme. Streep stars as a…
SuffragetteSuffragette (2015) Recommended
Dir. Sarah Gavron
Feat. Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter
Rousing account of the suffragette movement in Edwardian Britain seen through the eyes of a working mother who's galvanized into political action by…
Florence Foster JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins (2016) Recommended
Dir. Stephen Frears
Feat. Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg
Meryl Streep shines in this biopic of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible…
Post, ThePost, The (2017) Recommended
Dir. Steven Spielberg
Feat. Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson
The story of The Washington Post's attempt to publish The Pentagon Papers is given the Spielberg treatment. A riveting political thriller with…
Mamma Mia: Here We Go AgainMamma Mia: Here We Go Again (Mamma Mia 2) (2018)
Dir. Ol Parker
Feat. Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, Christine Baranski
Everything you adored (or despised) about the first movie is here in spades in this sequel to the impossibly rowdy all–singing,…
Little WomenLittle Women (2019) Aro Favourite
Dir. Greta Gerwig
Feat. Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh
The director of LADY BIRD turns her attention to a classic text in the coming–of–age genre, the oft–filmed story based on the novel…
Big Little Lies - Season 2 (TV Mini-series)Big Little Lies - Season 2 (TV Mini-series) (2019) Recommended
Dir. Andrea Arnold
Feat. Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley
The second chapter of this acclaimed HBO series, this time from the director of FISHTANK and AMERICAN HONEY, throws a grief ridden…

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