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NIGHTMARE ALLEY (2021)
Starring Bradley Cooper, Toni Collette, Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Richard Jenkins, Ron Perlman, Willem Dafoe, Mark Povinelli, David Strathairn and Holt McCallany. Directed by Guillermo Del Toro.
MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN (2020)
Starring Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Willem Dafoe, Leslie Mann, Ethan Suplee, Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Josh Pais, Michael Kenneth Williams and Cherry Jones. Directed by Edward Norton.

Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna. Armed only with a few clues and the powerful engine of his obsessive mind, Lionel unravels closely-guarded secrets that hold the fate of the whole city in the balance. In a mystery that carries him from gin-soaked jazz clubs in Harlem to the hard-edged slums of Brooklyn and, finally, into the gilded halls of New York's power brokers, Lionel contends with thugs, corruption and the most dangerous man in the city to honour his friend and save the woman who might be his own salvation.

REVIEWS Motherless Brooklyn - A neo-noir set in 1950s New York

THE LIGHTHOUSE (2020)
Starring Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe, Valeriia Karaman, Logan Hawkes, Kyla Nicolle, Shaun Clarke, Pierre Richard, Preston Hudson and Jeff Cruts. Directed by Robert Eggers.

REVIEWS The Lighthouse - Robert Eggers delivers another staggering American classic

VOX LUX (2019)
Starring Natalie Portman, Raffey Cassidy, Jude Law, Stacy Martin, Jennifer Ehle, Willem Dafoe, Christopher Abbott, Maria Dizzia, Meg Gibson and Daniel London. Directed by Brady Corbet.

The rise of Celeste from the ashes of a major national tragedy to pop super stardom. The film spans 18 years and traces important cultural moments through her eyes, starting in 1999 and concluding in 2017. In 1999, teenage Celeste survives a violent tragedy.

REVIEWS Vox Lux - Art and violence collide in Brady Corbet's ambitious melodrama

AT ETERNITY’S GATE (2019)
Starring Oscar Isaac, Willem Dafoe, Niels Arestrup, Frank Molinaro, Rupert Friend, Mads Mikkelsen, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Anne Consigny and Amira Casar. Directed by Julian Schnabel.

A look at Vincent van Gogh's time in Arles.

REVIEWS At Eternity's Gate - A masterful piece of art

AQUAMAN (2018)
Starring Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Yahya Abdul-Mateen Ii, Nicole Kidman, Temuera Morrison, Graham McTavish, Dolph Lundgren and Michael Beach. Directed by James Wan.

Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.

REVIEWS Aquaman - The DC ocean opera shines on 4K
Aquaman - Worth sea-ing

THE FLORIDA PROJECT (2017)
Starring Willem Dafoe, Bria Vinaite, Brooklynn Prince, Caleb Landry Jones, Macon Blair, Karren Karagulian, Sandy Kane, Valeria Cotto, Christopher Rivera and Carl Bradfield. Directed by Sean Baker.

The story of precocious six year-old Moonee and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure. Living at a motel in the shadow of Disney World, Moonee is seemingly oblivious to the struggles of adults around her, including mother Halley, and motel manager/father-figure Bobby.

REVIEWS The Florida Project - A purely authentic slice of life

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (2017)
Starring Kenneth Branagh, Michelle Pfeiffer, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Derek Jacobi, Josh Gad, Penélope Cruz, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Olivia Colman and Willem Dafoe. Directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone's a suspect. The world's greatest detective must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.

REVIEWS Murder on the Orient Express - A first-class mystery

MOUNTAIN (2017)
Starring Willem Dafoe. Directed by Jennifer Peedom.

Only three centuries ago, setting out to climb a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. Mountains were places of peril, not beauty, an upper world to be shunned, not sought out. Why do mountains now hold us spellbound, drawing us into their dominion, often at the cost of our lives? 'Mountain' is a cinematic and musical collaboration between acclaimed director Jennifer Peedom (Sherpa) and the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO), one of the greatest chamber orchestras in the world. Shot by the world’s best adventure cinematographers and written by bestselling author Robert Macfarlane, this feature documentary will explore the troubled and triumphant history of our timeless fascination with mountains.

REVIEWS Mountain - A jaw-dropping marriage of music and visuals

THE GREAT WALL (2017)
Starring Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Lu Han, Zhang Hanyu, Lin Gengxin and Eddie Peng. Directed by Zhang Yimou.

The story of an elite force making a last stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure.

REVIEWS The Great Wall - Crumbles before your very eyes

JOHN WICK (2014)
Starring Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Alfie Allen and Michael Nyqvist. Directed by David Leitch and Chad Stahelski.

A former hit man is pursued by an old friend who was contracted to kill him.

REVIEWS John Wick - A lot of bangs, but not worth your bucks

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (2014)
Starring Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Tony Revolori, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Uwe Holoubek, Harvey Keitel and Jude Law. Directed by Wes Anderson.

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune - all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.

REVIEWS The Grand Budapest Hotel - Classic charm

NYMPHOMANIC (2014)
Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia Labeouf, Jamie Bell, Stellan Skarsgård, Christian Slater, Uma Thurman and Willem Dafoe. Directed by Lars Von Trier.

Seligman, an old, charming bachelor, finds Joe beaten up in an alley. He takes her home to care for her, and Joe recounts to him the story of her erotic life, from birth to the age of 50.

REVIEWS Nymphomaniac: Volume I - Let the fun begin
Nymphomaniac - Lars, sex and cinema

OUT OF THE FURNACE (2014)
Starring Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Woody Harrelson, Forest Whitaker, Willem Dafoe and Sam Shepard. Directed by Scott Cooper.

When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.
FINDING NEMO 3D (2012)
Starring Albert Brooks, Ellen Degeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe, Brad Garrett, Allison Janney, Austin Pendleton, Stephen Root, Vicki Lewis and Joe Ranft. Directed by Andrew Stanton.

REVIEWS Finding Nemo 3D - Pixar's masterpiece returns

ODD THOMAS
Starring Anton Yelchin, Addison Timlin and Willem Dafoe. Directed by Stephen Sommers.

"The dead don’t talk. I don’t know why." But they do try to communicate, with a short-order cook in a small desert town serving as their reluctant confidant. Odd Thomas thinks of himself as an ordinary guy, if possessed of a certain measure of talent at the Pico Mundo Grill and rapturously in love with the most beautiful girl in the world, Stormy Llewellyn.

A mysterious man comes to town with a voracious appetite, a filing cabinet stuffed with information on the world’s worst killers, and a pack of hyena-like shades following him wherever he goes. Who the man is and what he wants, not even Odd’s deceased informants can tell him. His most ominous clue is a page ripped from a day-by-day calendar for August 15. Today is August 14.

LOVE, ANTOSHA
Starring Anton Yelchin, Viktor Yelchin, Irina Korina, Nicolas Cage, Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pine, John Cho, J.J. Abrams, Jodie Foster and Willem Dafoe. Directed by Garret Price.

REVIEWS Love, Antosha - A star taken too soon

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