"All told, 2019 was kind of a weird year for movies. Disney, whose world we increasingly live in, made $10 billion at the box office before releasing Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker—thanks to cash cows like Avengers: Endgame (on our list) and a live-action remake of the The Lion King (very much not). Meanwhile, there seemed to be far fewer indie breakthroughs. (Or maybe they were just drowned out by all the whizbang? Hard to tell.) The middle, it turned out, was the sweet spot—high-gloss nonblo... Read more
2019 | Crime, Drama, History
Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.
2018 | Drama, History, Comedy
George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.