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SCREEN

SCENES TO SEE

RE M OTE CO N TRO L T I C K ET

THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE (AMAZON) Based on Phillip K. Dick’s scifi novel, an alternate reality is imagined where the Axis powers won over the Allies in World War II. With the U.S. split between the Japanese and German powers, Juliana Crain finds a film reel entitled The Grasshopper Lives Heavy, depicting the Allies’ victory and sets out to find the meaning of it.

FLESH AND BONES (STARZ) Taking an unflinching look at the ballet world with all its dysfunction and grace, Breaking Bad producer Moira Walley-Beckett tells the gritty story of Claire (Black Swan’s Sarah Hay), a young dancer who flees her dark past to join the American Ballet Company and earns the praise of the company’s mercurial director despite her troubled demeanor.

BROOKLYN Written by Nick Hornby based on Colm Tóibín’s novel, John Crowley creates a periodical romantic drama following a young immigrant who finds love in Brooklyn but is sent back home and reimagines a different life.

BARISTA From the same distributors of Super Size Me, Rock Baijnauth documents the world of coffee competitions, following five of the best baristas poised to compete in the World Barista Championship.

10 DAYS IN A MADHOUSE Based on a reallife exposé, one of Joseph Pulitzer’s journalists, Nellie Bly feigns insanity and gets committed to the Women’s Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell’s Island to reveal the brutality of their treatment.

THE DANISH GIRL Set in the ‘20s, Eddie Redmayne portrays Einar Wegenar, who becomes one of the first recipients of sex reassignment surgery under the name Lili after standing in as a female model for his illustrator wife.

CAROL Selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at Cannes, Todd Hayne’s adaptation of The Price of Salt set in the ‘50s sees a store clerk (Rooney Mara) who falls in love with Carol (Cate Blanchett), an older, married woman.

THE NIGHT BEFORE After 14 years of spending the holidays together, three friends Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen), and Chris (Anthony Mackie) put an end to their tradition with one last, crazy Christmas Eve.

P L A Y BAC K HANNAH AND HER SISTERS (1986) Its ending is the greatest description of why life isn’t too awful.

HOLY MOTORS (2012) This movie just proves that anything is possible.

DAISIES (1966) There’s this willingness in Daisies to show its artifice.

BYE BYE BRAZIL (1980) With every frame, this movie believes in the magic of movies.

JIMMY MARBLE (Filmmaker) WILD AT HEART (1990) It evokes almost every emotion there is.

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