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Beautiful Boy: The Official Stories, by Jeremy Elder

In the pre-production stage of Beautiful Boy, director Felix Van Groeningen seems to have only settled for the absolute best performers available. In a drama revolving around an emotionally-exhausting father/son relationship, the creative team chose one of America’s strongest fatherly...

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22 July: Norwegian Air, by David Bax

With his previous depictions of real life trauma, terror and violence (Bloody Sunday, United 93, Captain Phillips), director Paul Greengrass has maintained a just-the-facts, nearly real time approach to the depiction of the events themselves, managing to be respectful of both...