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When Jacob's (Asa Butterfield) grandfather is attacked, before he dies, he urges Jacob to go visit the home where he spent time as a young boy during WWII in Wales. Jacob is so traumatized that his parents take him to see a therapist, who agrees that Jacob should go to Wales for closure.
Once there, Jacob meets Emma (Ella Purnell), a resident of the home who takes him back in time to 1940 to meet the rest of the "peculiar children." He also meets Miss Peregrine (Eva Green), who takes care of the children and protects them from Hollows – creatures who kill people for their eyes. As Jacob gets to know the children, he realizes he has more in common with them than he thought.
Based on the novel by Ransom Riggs.
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In the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, creating the worst oil spill in American history. This film recounts the extreme moments of bravery and survival in the face of what would become one of the biggest man-made disasters in world history.
On a seemingly ordinary day, an engineer named Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) says goodbye to his wife (Kate Hudson) and daughter before heading off to sea. But once aboard the oil rig, he finds his senior, Jimmy Harrell (Kurt Russell), is in a conflict with visiting BP executives, who insist on a drilling operation going ahead despite safety concerns.
When Louisiana BP manager Donald Vidrine (John Malkovich) forces the workers to run a series of pressure tests on the rig, the pipes overwhelm, and the men are soon fighting for their lives on the burning oil rig in the middle of the sea.
David Ghantt (Zach Galifianakis), a hapless armored vehicle guard, yet he always felt like he was meant for a live of adventure. David finally gets his wish when he meets Kelly (Kristen Wiig). She lures him into executing a $17 million heist for both herself and her group of double-crossing, half-brained criminals. They betray David and take off with the cash and frame him to take the fall.
David is forced to go on the lam, dodge authorities and try to spin the scheme back on his manipulative comrades.
Based on a true story.
Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga) was three when her father died. When she was nine, Phiona's family, living in the poverty-stricken slums of rural Uganda, had to pull her out of school because of their financial situation.
Phiona sells maize in the street to try to scrape together some money for her family, which includes her two brothers, a sister, and her mother Harriet (Lupita Nyong'o). One day, Phiona and her oldest brother Brian (Martin Kabanza) meet a soccer player turned missionary named Robert Katende (David Oyelowo). Instead of sports, he teaches them the art of chess.
Phiona is captivated as it is a game that can be played by anyone in the world, and requires everyday skills such as concentration, strategic thinking and risk taking. Robert soon realizes that Phiona has a special gift, especially when she starts winning against her own coach.
Based on a true story, and on the book The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl’s Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster by Tim Crothers.