At Phoenix Progressive School, where everyone tries to outdo each other with creative self-expression, 16-year-old Molly Maxwell (Lola Tash) would rather be invisible than risk revealing ... See full summary »
Three Texas teens hope to make a break for it and escape their dead-end existence in a cotton-mill town but get sucked into the seedy underbelly of organized crime when one of them steals from the wrong man.
Jeremy Allen White
The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Although Felicity Jones depicts a high school teenager in this film, she was actually 27-28 when it was filmed and 30 when it was released in the US. See more »
At least I'm teaching the subject I know and I'm not teaching math or something.
You just have to make sure that you're choosing it. I just don't wanna be living a life where I'm not choosing stuff.
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I wish I could have given this a standing ovation, really I do. I loved the first half. The second could have been so good; all about impossible feelings and the characters accepting that fact, thriving on what little could be had and growing from it. But it was all squandered away in an apparent belief that "stuff has to happen."
I'll admit it would have been rather predictable even if it had been completed in a proper manner. But the mood and production was such that I don't think it would have bothered me. I am left with a fraction of the magic that could, nay should, have been here.
This ought to have been a strong 8. Instead I must score it a 6. And that makes me sad.
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