Tag: reading

The Good Mother (1988) 5.8

The Good Mother (1988)

Newly-single mother Anna Dunlop has lived a healthy move in life with her six-year-old daughter Molly. Then, one day, she falls in love with Leo Cutter, an Irish sculptor and craftsman. Leo helps her find passion and ful...

Summer (1986) 7.7

Summer (1986)

Delphine's traveling companion cancels two weeks before her holiday, so Delphine, a Parisian secretary, is at loose ends. She doesn't want to travel by herself, but has no boyfriend and seems unable to meet new people. A...

Losing Isaiah (1995) 6.5

Losing Isaiah (1995)

An African-American baby, abandoned by his crack addicted mother is adopted by a white social worker and her husband. Several years later, the baby's mother finds out her son is not dead, as she thought before and goes t...

I Love You, I Love You Not (1996) 5.5

I Love You, I Love You Not (1996)

Prep school student Daisy and her European-born grandmother Nana share the sad stories of their lives: Daisy tells Nana of her romance with young Ethan and problems in school because she's Jewish; and Nana tells of her y...

Tokyo Ghoul-2017 5.8

Tokyo Ghoul-2017

In Tokyo, the shy student Kaneki Ken dates the girl Kamishiro Rize and while in a lonely park, she attacks him since she is a flesh-eater ghoul. Kaneki escapes but soon he learns that he has become a ghoul. He befriends ...

Catching Faith-2015 4.8

Catching Faith-2015

From the outside, Alexa has the perfect life. Her son is the high school football star, her daughter a straight-A student, and her husband the CFO of a booming start-up company. The sudden death of her father, however, d...

The Butterfly Effect-2004 7.6

The Butterfly Effect-2004

Evan Treborn grows up in a small town with his single, working mother and his friends. He suffers from memory blackouts where he suddenly finds himself somewhere else, confused. Evan's friends and mother hardly believe h...

Guinevere-1999 6

Guinevere-1999

Connie, an aging Bohemian photographer, meets mousy Harper, headed for Harvard Law from a high-powered San Francisco family, and immediately sees her beauty. He also guesses she has talent and invites her to be his pupil...

Black Legion-1937 7

Black Legion-1937

Frank Taylor joins the "pro-American" Black Legion when he loses his chance at foremanship to a foreign-born man. The organization is a sort of Ku Klux Klan in the industrial sphere. Frank has troubles with his wife over...

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers-1954 7.4

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers-1954

Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home. Only then does she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin....

Nim’s Island-2008 6

Nim’s Island-2008

Nim Rusoe is a girl who joins her father, a scientist, when he does research on marine life on an island. It's just the two of them but she spends her time making friends with all the animals she encounters, chatting on ...

The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter-1990 5.1

The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter-1990

Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and fa...

Google and the World Brain-2013 6.7

Google and the World Brain-2013

The story of the most ambitious project ever conceived on the Internet, and the people who tried to stop it. In 1937 HG Wells predicted the creation of the "World Brain", a giant global library that contained all human k...

The Book Thief-2013 7.6

The Book Thief-2013

In 1938, the young girl Liesel Meminger is traveling by train with her mother and her younger brother when he dies. Her mother buries the boy in a cemetery by the tracks and Liesel picks up a book, "The Gravediggers Hand...

Pierrot le Fou-1965 7.6

Pierrot le Fou-1965

Ferdinand Griffon, married to a wealthy Italian wife, has recently been fired from the television station where he worked. His wife forces him to go to a party at the home of her influential father, who wants to introduc...

Hereafter-2010 6.4

Hereafter-2010

A drama centered on three people who are haunted by mortality in different ways. George (link=nm0000354]) is a blue-collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, French jo...

The Reluctant Dragon-1941 7

The Reluctant Dragon-1941

Humorist Robert Benchley attempts to find Walt Disney to ask him to adapt a short story about a gentle dragon who would rather recite poetry than be ferocious. Along the way, he is given a tour of Walt Disney Studios, an...

The NeverEnding Story-1984 7.4

The NeverEnding Story-1984

Bastian is a young boy who lives a dreary life being tormented by school bullies. On one such occasion he escapes into a book shop where the old proprieter reveals an ancient story-book to him, which he is warned can be ...

Geronimo-1962 5.9

Geronimo-1962

An Apache warrior who defies U.S. attempts to bring the Indians under control grapples with an array of U.S. soldiers sent to subdue his revolt. Sympathetic scouts seek to bring Geronimo back to the reservation before he...

Captain Fantastic-2016 7.9

Captain Fantastic-2016

Ben and Leslie Cash live largely off the grid with their offspring -- Bodevan, Kielyr, Vespyr, Rellian, Zaja and Nai -- in a cabin in the mountains of Washington state. The parents have passed their socialist and surviva...

The Reader-2008 7.6

The Reader-2008

THE READER opens in post-war Germany when teenager Michael Berg becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly...

8 Seconds-1994 6.6

8 Seconds-1994

This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert....